Call for a one off chat or get ongoing support
Running your business can take a toll
Feeling responsible for others, such as staff and family who are involved in the business, can significantly add to your stress.
We offer professional advice, mental health support through wellbeing coaching to help manage business and personal issues.
Our free, confidential, one on one support can help to improve your financial, business and emotional wellbeing.
Support to manage debt and financial issues
Qualified financial counsellors provide advice, information and support to manage debt and financial issues.
We can also provide information about financial support available for your business and provide assistance to access support.
Financial counsellors can help you with:
- Understanding the financial position and viability of your business
- Access to grants and support measures offered by state and federal governments and industry, such as banks
- Personal financial debts
- Understand options and priorities relating to debts
- Negotiations, including insurers, lenders and creditors, dispute resolution and repayment arrangements
- Information about insolvency processes
- Referrals to experts, including in accountancy, legal, insolvency, ATO and ombudsman.
Expert business advice to help address challenges and find opportunities
We offer a free and confidential Business Advisory Service providing professional and practical support for small business owners.
Qualified Expert Business Advisers from the Melbourne Innovation Centre, help to develop clear plans and actions to address critical challenges and opportunities within your business. Assistance is across a range of areas including, but not limited to:
- Marketing and Sales
- Digital Business
- Human Resource Management
- Financial Management
- Business Strategy
- Risk Management
- Business Expansion
- Business Closure
Small Business Support
To be eligible for Small Business Support, you need to be 16 or over and:
- Own or run a small business in Victoria
- Experiencing increased stressors
Refer someone you know
If you would like to refer someone you know, you must first discuss this with them and have their consent to make the referral on their behalf. We encourage referrals from people who identify as LGBTIQ, culturally diverse, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, veterans and people experiencing homelessness. To refer someone else, please use the below referral form for the service providing Partners in Wellbeing in your region.
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Partners in wellbeing can assist with access and navigation for yourself or someone you know to Mental Health and Wellbeing Local and Hub Services in your region.
Small Business support enquiry
Let the Partners in Wellbeing Small Business team know how they can help.
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