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Get Free Financial Counseling

At the City's Financial Empowerment Center, you can meet one-on-one with a professional, financial counselor who can help you:

Below is a map and list of all Centers. Office hours are subject to change. Schedule a free one-on-one financial counseling appointment by booking online or calling 311.

 

BRONX

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Catholic Charities HomeBase
2155 Blackrock Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: Phipps Neighborhoods


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Phipps Neighborhoods Center
1030 East 178th Street
Bronx, NY 10460
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Tuesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: Phipps Neighborhoods


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At the Phipps Neighborhoods Opportunity Center
3125 Third Avenue (at 159th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: Phipps Neighborhoods


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At University Neighborhood Housing Program
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

 

BROOKLYN

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Languages: English, Spanish, and Yoruba
Site Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At CAMBA
885 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Gregory Jackson Center for Brownsville
519 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

 

MANHATTAN

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At the Department of Consumer Affairs Licensing Center
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004
Languages: English
Site Hours: Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Partner: The Financial Clinic


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU)
37 Avenue B (corner of East 3rd Street)
New York, NY 10009
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU) – East Harlem Branch
237 East 104th Street
New York, NY 10029
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Manhattan Legal Services
1 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Midtown Community Court (MCC)
314 West 54th Street (between 8th and 9th avenues)
New York, NY 10019
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City
307 West 36th Street, 12th Floor (at 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10018
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners
530 West 166th Street, 4th Floor (at 166th Street)
Entrance on 166th Street between St. Nicholas and Audubon avenues.
New York, NY 10032
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
45 Wadsworth Avenue (between 175th and 176th streets)
New York, NY 10033
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tuesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

 

QUEENS

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Catholic Charities HomeBase
161-10 Jamaica Avenue, 5th Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
Language: English
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Partner: The Financial Clinic


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Make the Road New York
92-10 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: The Financial Clinic


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens
60-20 Woodside Avenue, 2nd Floor (Above Sterling National Bank)
Woodside, NY 11377
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners


New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Urban Upbound
10-38 41st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Languages: English, Spanish, and Bengali
Site Hours: Monday-Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Partner: Urban Upbound

 

STATEN ISLAND

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU) – North Shore Branch
2 St Paul’s Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Partner: Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

 

Additional Resources

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NYC Financial Empowerment Center Brochure

NYC Financial Empowerment Centers provide FREE one-on-one professional financial counseling and coaching to support you in reaching your goals. Financial counseling is free and confidential, regardless of income or immigration status. Download our Financial Empowerment Center brochure in 11 languages.

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YOU CAN…

In June 2014, DCA launched "You Can..." public awareness campaign, featuring real New Yorkers who took control of their finances with help from the City's free Financial Empowerment Center. Read their stories

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Jobs-Plus

Jobs-Plus is a public housing-based employment program designed to increase the level of earnings and employment among residents of public housing. The program saturates targeted developments with job and career support, rent-based and other financial incentives that "make work pay," and community organizing activities that support a culture of work. Jobs-Plus aims to increase earning and employment outcomes not merely for residents who directly receive program services, but for whole public housing communities. Learn more


This page was updated on 08/03/2018.