StepUP Low Interest Loans
Loans of $800 up to $3000 are offered for those on low income through NAB via Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service.
What is StepUP?
StepUP provides low interest loans to people on low incomes through community providers across many parts of Australia. StepUP is an initiative of Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service in partnership with NAB.
Who can use StepUP?
StepUP loans are for individuals or families holding a current Centrelink Concession Card or receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A. Individuals or families are also required to have lived at their current address for more than three months.
What does StepUP offer?
* Loans of between $800 and up to $3000 for personal, domestic or household purposes such as: fridges, cars, computers, furniture, medical expenses and house repairs
* interest is charged at a fixed low rate
* loans can be repaid over three years
* no fees apply.
To apply see the brochure and link below:
Brochure for Eastern States including NSW:
www.goodshepvic.org.au/Assets/Files/StepUP DL brochure_May 11_Eastern States.pdf
has been providing services in the Baulkham Hills and surrounding local government areas since 1969. Currently they provide an information & referral service, an emergency relief program, administer the North West No Interest Loans Scheme, Tax Assistance for low income earners, home visiting and phone contact programs for people who are housebound, an adult education facility – Learning in the Hills, has a community bus for hire and coordinates a range of community development projects.