Problem gambling: more than a financial issue

An estimated five million Australians are impacted by Problem Gambling* and one in six people who play the pokies regularly has a serious addiction. ** Problem gambling impacts not only the gambler but also their families and their relationships. In the Logan and Beaudesert areas, YFS offers a financial counselling service for people affected by […]

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YFS Connect links locals with support

In just two months, YFS’ new “front door” service YFS Connect has responded to 1,768 requests for information and advice about issues ranging from homelessness to energy use. YFS CEO Cath Bartolo said YFS Connect brings together information, advice and services for people experiencing homelessness, financial problems or other concerns. “Our YFS Connect team includes […]

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New system to link up support

Albert & Logan News, Thursday 11 February 2016 Social service organisation YFS has launched a new system to makes lives easier for clients. The YFS Connect system has “streamlined” the process of getting help for clients when they first walk in the door, YFS Executive manager client services, Camila Aldred said. “YFS Connect operates as […]

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Credit reports

One of the most common questions that people ask our Financial Counsellors is how can they fix their credit reports? Our Financial Counsellor, Fiona Hawkins explains on 101FM Logan City Radio how you can manage your own credit report and avoid the large fees that some Credit Repair companies charge. Listen to the interview here: […]

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