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Saanich Credit Counselling
We provide free, confidential, non-judgmental credit counselling to help you get your finances back on track.
Credit Counselling Society Providing Free Debt and Credit Help to Saanich, BC
Credit Counselling Saanich – Struggling to make your minimum payments? Are debt problems affecting your sleep, health, or relationships? We can help put an end to your stress.
Canada’s Leading Non Profit Consumer Credit Counselling & Debt Solutions Service Provider
We are an award winning non-profit consumer credit and debt counselling service providing help with debts, money management, and interest relief in Saanich. Our experienced, professionally trained and certified Counsellors can help you put together a plan to:
Get your finances back on track and create a budget to manage your expenses
Find Out Exactly How We Can Help by Answering 4 Simple Questions
Not sure where to start in finding help for your specific financial situation? Answer these 4 easy multiple-choice questions to get pointed in the right direction. All you have to do is click the boxes that apply to you and then the green button when you're done.
How We Can Help Self Assessment
People We Helped Interviewed on Global TV and CTV News
Occasionally, the news media will interview one or two Canadians we helped who are comfortable with publicly sharing their stories. Here are several of these experiences with the Credit Counselling Society.
Global News interviews Julia Fletcher after she pays off $10,000 in debt interest free with help from the Credit Counselling Society. Watch
CTV News interviews Dan Robinson after paying off $30,000 in debt at 0 interest with the help of the Credit Counselling Society. See story
Global TV speaks with Charis who has nearly paid off $67,000 in debt on 13 credit cards with help from the Credit Counselling Society. Watch
Offering Free Consumer Debt & Credit Counselling Services for Over 25 Years
With 98% of clients surveyed reporting they would recommend our services to others, offices located in communities across Canada, the Better Business Bureau’s highest rating, and over 80 awards, the Credit Counselling Society is one of Canada’s leading credit counselling and debt relief service providers. If you need help with your debts or just want to learn how to manage your money better, call us now at 250-382-9559 or 1-888-527-8999.
Office Serving Saanich
Cook Medical Building Suite 214 – 1175 Cook Street Victoria, BC V8V 4A1
“I had just come to the point where I had given up hope – that there’s no way I could ever repay my debt. A friend of mine suggested I reach out, and I thought I’d get some condescending person on the phone lecture me about money, but my counsellor was the most compassionate, caring person who became sort of my own personal cheerleader.”
More About the Credit Counselling Society & Our Standards
We’ve offered non profit consumer credit counselling for well over 25 years. 95% of Canadians who get in touch with us are often helped without being charged a cent. People only choose to pay for our help if they decide to go on our Debt Management Program. This consolidates each one of someone’s credit card and other unsecured debt payments into a single monthly payment that they can afford. The program either eliminates all credit card interest rates or drastically reduces them. Although this is a valuable program that eliminates debt, allows someone to re-establish their credit, protects their privacy, and gets their finances back in order as fast as possible, it’s just one of a number of ways that we’re able to help people.
We firmly believe that the best debt consolidation and debt help is something that allows an individual or couple to accomplish their financial goals in the long-run while getting their finances back on track as fast as possible in the short-term. It’s disappointing that this perspective is at odds with how some commission driven credit consultants, financial counselors, debt advisors, and credit advisors who are out there choose to operate. We feel that when someone is having a hard time financially, it’s important to carefully consider all their options and figure out what’s going to work best for them in the long run. This is one important reason why we pay our staff a salary rather than commission. In addition to this, to ensure our organization meets the highest national and international standards, we decided to join, open ourselves to audits by, and become accountable to the most respected organizations in our industry in Canada and North America, Credit Counselling Canada and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. We also report to a volunteer board of directors and to the Canada Revenue Agency. We’re also the only Canadian organization in our industry to annually open its books to an external auditor.
If you’d like to speak with one of our professionally trained credit and debt counsellors, take a look at your financial situation, and see what options you have to get back on track, call us now at 250-382-9559. We’re here to help you.
Our highest goal is to always put you first and look out for your best interests in all we do. One of the ways we do this is through accountability and transparency. Our organization and its staff are held to the most rigorous standards of accountability in our industry.