Manning Support Services Inc.

Loan Purposes

What are MSS No Interest Loans available for?

MSS No Interest Loans are provided for a wide range of goods and services. These may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Household Appliances

  • Air conditioner
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Entertainment
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Heater
  • Hot water service*
  • Microwave
  • Stove/oven*
  • Television
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Washing machine
  • Water tank or pump*

Household Furniture

  • Baby items
  • Bed or mattress
  • Dining table
  • Lounge suite

Car and Vehicle Related Items

  • Driving lesson and test
  • Registration and Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance*
  • Repairs/maintenance*
  • Tyres*
  • Windscreen*

Technology

  • Computer
  • Computer accessories
  • Mobile phone
  • Tablet

Health and Wellbeing

  • Professional health procedure
  • Fitness/Sport related
  • Dental
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Respiratory
  • Vision related
  • Wheelchair
  • Mobility scooter

Education

  • Course fees
  • Course material
  • Music related
  • School camp
  • School uniform

Economic Participation

  • Equipment and tools for employment

Outdoor Equipment

  • Barbeque
  • Bicycle
  • Lawnmower

Repairs

  • Blinds and curtains
  • Equipment
  • Household improvement
  • Household repair*

Other

  • Relocation cost
  • Rental property bondº
  • Council rates†
  • Funeral cost
  • Insurance excess*
  • Childcare/Out of School Hours (OOSH) care bond‡
  • Storage fees/removal ∞
  • Veterinary expenses
  • Water & cartage

* These items require the client to be the homeowner, vehicle owner, or policy holder.

† This item is for clients who cannot pay by small instalments nor access other financial support.

‡ This item is only no other assistance is available.

º This item is only if all other options are unavailable, e.g., Government Rental Bond Assistance.

∞ Fees to exit and remove goods from storage permitted but no ongoing fee payments allowed.

MSS No Interest Loans are not available for:

  • Rent expenses or arrears
  • Living expenses such as food
  • Utility bills (gas, electricity or phone bills, etc.)
  • Clothing (with the exception of school/sport uniforms)
  • Debt repayment and consolidation
  • Motor vehicles
  • Comprehensive or third party/fire/theft insurance
  • Second hand, or refurbished, electrical goods (except mobility scooter) and furniture
  • Outbound international airfares
  • Fines or penalties

Loans are not approved for emergency relief or items where other assistance is available.

Manning Support Services Inc.