Credit Counselling Sudbury, a division of Sudbury Community Service Centre Inc., is a non-profit, registered charitable organization. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that reflects the community we serve.
We have been providing practical assistance and guidance to people with debt and money management problems in the Greater Sudbury area since 1972. Our services are available in both official languages for families and individuals from any age group, culture, or income level.
We are an accredited member of Credit Counselling Canada (CCC).
We can be reached in Sudbury at 1-705-560-0430 or 1-800-685-1521
Merits of Credit Counselling
Individuals and families in Ontario have the opportunity through Credit Counselling to resolve their debt and money management problems while at the same time reduce their stress dramatically, restore family unity, regain self esteem and establish a sense of well being.Get Started
We are located at 1166 Roy Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 3M6 and our office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm.
We are a non-profit, registered charitable organization. We are funded through donations from creditors (banks, finance companies, trust companies, credit unions, and retailers) as well as contributions from major industry located here in Sudbury.
There is no charge for you to get professional help in solving your debt or money management troubles through our individual counseling sessions. If you chose to start a Debt Management Program, and you can afford it, there may be a small fee built into your overall monthly payment.
Most creditors will give you a break once they hear you have an appointment with us. Creditors are very supportive of Credit Counselling Services and are very cooperative with us when attempting to resolve client problems. We are often able to arrange to have your interest waived which can help you get out of debt faster.
Yes. You make one agreed upon payment to us each month that we distribute on your behalf.
Credit Counselling Sudbury has partnered with education savings advocate SmartSAVER to offer a new online Canada Learning Bond application called Start My RESP. The Start My RESP application makes it easier for families to access this federal education money.
Applicants can apply to start an RESP with no fees and with no contribution required to access the CLB. This user-friendly application provides language support in five languages: Spanish, French, Mandarin, English, and Punjabi (with more languages to come).Apply Now
Written by John Cockburn
It seems like having financial problems and living beyond your means is the norm these days. We live in a time of instant gratification and “buy now – pay later” purchases where carrying a balance on your credit card is pretty normal. Just because everyone else is living this way does not mean you have to as well. ...
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Many heartfelt thanks for the information and tips on how to deal with harassing calls, it took away some of the stress.
If people know there was a place like this, I believe it would help a lot of people fix their mistakes and help them get out of debt.
The counselling lifted a great weight off my shoulders.
My counsellor was very helpful and I was very comfortable with my counsellor. I never once felt intimidated or embarrassed.
I definitely felt comfortable while in the office.
Keep up the good work! I could not have survived another month and now I have a new perspective on finances.
I will highly recommend this service to other people who may need similar help.
I started to follow a suggested budget to pay off my debts.
I was very comfortable with my counsellor and I was not afraid to share my personal and financial difficulties with my counsellor.