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The Muru Mittigar Community Finance Hub is located at 111 Henry Street, Penrith NSW. The Hub is staffed by professionally qualified Aboriginal Financial Counsellors and is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Situated in the heart of Western Sydney, the Community Finance Hub provides financial support services to the local community both onsite and through outreach services in Greater Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. A range of free financial services are available to the local community, delivered in a safe, confidential and respectful environment.

  • NILS (No Interest Loan Scheme)

Interest & Fee free loans up to $1,500 enabling low income earners to purchase essential goods & services such as a fridge, washing machine, TV, car registration & CTP. *Conditions apply.

  • EAPA (Energy Accounts Payment Assistance)

NSW Government initiative to assist low income earners struggling to pay their electricity & gas bills.

  • Essentials Insurance

Simple & affordable home contents or car insurance specially designed for low income earners.

  • Financial Counselling

Helping people who are experiencing financial stress, to manage their money & debts better. 

  • Financial Literacy Education

Tailored workshops that improve budgeting skills & point out the dangers & high costs of payday loans & rent to buy contracts.

  • Community Advocacy

Talking to Government & Corporates on behalf of the community about the level of financial hardship that people face & what needs to be done to improve things.

  • Outreach Locations

Koolyangarra – Cranebrook
Marrin Weejali – Blackett
Ngallu Wal – Doonside
The Cottage – Doonside
Neighbourhood Centre – Riverstone
Tharawal – Campbelltown