MercyCare No Interest Loans (NILS)

No Interest Loans (NILs) a financial support program to help you build a better life, for yourself and your family

MercyCare is proud to offer No Interest Loans (NILs), an interest-free loan service that provides affordable and manageable loans with no interest charges or fees, to help build a better life for you and your family.

You could be eligible to borrow between $100 to $2,000, with negotiable repayment periods between 6 and 24 months.

What can No Interest Loans (NILs) be used for?

MercyCare’s interest free loans are intended to assist people with purchases of basic household goods, health procedures, or to develop skills that will help them find employment.

Our No Interest Loans (NILs) are available for a range of items, including (but not limited to):

  • Household goods, such as a refrigerator, freezer, washing machine, TV and similar
  • Training, including accredited TAFE Certificate III and IV courses and non-accredited courses
  • Vehicle costs, including registration, repairs and driving lessons
  • Education related items (computer/laptop, school booklists, books, education fees etc)
  • Some health procedures, such as dental, optometry, medical aids or medical equipment (such as blood pressure monitors).
  • Rates, rent advance and bond for new leases, rent arrears* (If caused by exceptional circumstances) or Utilities for FDV clients only.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for an interest free loan, you must:

  • Be 17 years or older
  • Be a resident of Western Australia
  • Have been living at your current address for the past three months
  • Have a Health Care or Pension Card or be earning less than $70,000 gross annual income as a single or $100,000 gross annual income as a couple/people with dependants.
  • Demonstrate you have the means to repay the loan

What Do I Need to Provide?

The exact documents you require will vary depending on the intended purpose of the interest free loan, but the documents below give a good idea of what’s required. Speak to our friendly team to determine what you need.

  1. 100 points of ID
  2. Bank statement for the past 90-days, starting from the day of the application
  3. Current Centrelink Income statement or two recent payslips
  4. Current quotation of product or services required
    (Please ensure that your quote is addressed to you, with full item/service reference number and total cost along with the ABN and bank details of the service provider)

Contact Us

Phone: 1800 268 472

Visit us at:
4 Brewer Place, Mirrabooka
11 Pattie Street, Cannington

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