Credit Counselling Society Serving Summerland, BC
Free Debt & Credit Help
Credit Counselling Summerland – Stressed about your debts? Maybe your credit is maxed out, you can’t sleep, or financial worries are affecting your relationships. We can help.
Non Profit Consumer Credit Counselling & Debt Solutions from Canada’s Leading Service Provider
We are an award winning non-profit consumer credit and debt counselling service providing help with debts, money management, and interest relief to Summerland. 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
- Consolidate your debts in Summerland into one affordable payment
- Stop creditor collection calls
- Save many thousands of dollars in interest
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.
People We Helped Interviewed by the News Media
At times, the news media will interview one of the people we helped who are comfortable sharing their story with the public. Below are three of these stories.
Offering Free Consumer Debt & Credit Counselling Services for Over 25 Years
There’s a Way Out of Debt with Help
“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. To also ensure our organization operates at the highest ethical standards and follows best practices, we have chosen to join, submit ourselves to audits by, and are accountable to Credit Counselling Canada and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. We are also accountable to a volunteer board of directors, the Canada Revenue Agency, and are the only agency in our industry to open its books up to an external auditor annually. When it comes to earning and keeping your trust, we believe that maintaining the highest standards of transparency and accountability are paramount.
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 1-888-527-8999. We’re here to help you.
The Credit Counselling Society also provides alternatives to filing for bankruptcy in Summerland, BC.