Financial Education & Counseling

Any of a variety of programs that provide information or education regarding financial matters, including basic financial education and individualized credit and financial counseling programs.

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NV

Dayton, NV

5 Pine Cone Road
Dayton, NV 89403
Phone: 775-577-5009
Organization Name: Lyon County Human Services
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Address:
5 Pine Cone Road
Dayton, NV 89403
Phone: 775-577-5009
Fax: 775-577-5093
Email: lchs@lyon-county.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18-59, Lyon County Residents
Services Provided: Program assists adults with developing, implementing, and monitoring a realistic household budget. Other services include individualized goal planning to assist with financial accountability, credit repair, credit building, financial health and awareness education, and assistance with connecting to community resources to maximize financial wellness.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/27/2020

Fernley, NV

460 West Main Street
Suite 110
Fernley, NV 89408
Phone: 775-577-5009
Organization Name: Lyon County Human Services
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Address:
460 West Main Street
Suite 110
Fernley, NV 89408
Phone: 775-577-5009
Fax: 775-577-5093
Email: lchs@lyon-county.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18-59, Lyon County Residents
Services Provided: Program assists adults with developing, implementing, and monitoring a realistic household budget. Other services include individualized goal planning to assist with financial accountability, credit repair, credit building, financial health and awareness education, and assistance with connecting to community resources to maximize financial wellness.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/27/2020

Las Vegas, NV

1333 North Buffalo Drive
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Phone: 702-307-1710
Organization Name: Community Services of Nevada
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Address:
1333 North Buffalo Drive
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Phone: 702-307-1710
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Information about budgeting, credit management, retirement plans, acquiring a home mortgage, bank accounts, entrepreneurship and small businesses.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
1333 North Buffalo Drive
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Phone: 702-307-1710
Organization Name: Community Services of Nevada
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Address:
1333 North Buffalo Drive
Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Phone: 702-307-1710
Fax: 702-307-1712
Email: gettherfacts@csnv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Homeowners
Services Provided: Provides assistance to prevent or resolve mortgage delinquency and avoid foreclosure. Homeowners receive an in-depth financial and housing analysis, options for consideration such as modification, forbearance, mediation or short sale, and specifics regarding the foreclosure process.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-387-2282
Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
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Address:
1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-387-2282
Fax: 702-384-0677
Email: info@catholiccharities.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18 and older who are mentally and physically able to work. Must be US citizen.
Services Provided:

A structured environment for homeless men who want to gain self-sufficiency through employment. Individuals can receive emergency services, case management and access to employment opportunities.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
4800 Alpine Place
Suite 12
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 702-774-4200
Organization Name: Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach
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Address:
4800 Alpine Place
Suite 12
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 702-774-4200
Fax: 702-774-4166
Email: carolynn.taylor@unlv.edu
Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident.
Services Provided: Assistance with completing application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Assistance with completing college/school financial aid and verification forms. Financial literacy and loan counseling.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
1455 East Tropicana Avenue
Suite 380
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-774-4200
Organization Name: Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach
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Address:
1455 East Tropicana Avenue
Suite 380
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-774-4200
Fax: 702-774-4166
Email: carolynn.taylor@unlv.edu
Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident.
Services Provided: Assistance with completing application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Assistance with completing college/school financial aid and verification forms. Financial literacy and loan counseling.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
110 City Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-868-5005
Organization Name: Internal Revenue Service
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Address:
110 City Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-868-5005
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Tax information on filing, payments, refunds, credits/deductions, news/events, forms, help, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Nevada residents considering filing bankruptcy.
Services Provided: Provides pre-filing counseling and pre-discharge education. *MMI is approved by the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees to provide the federally mandated counseling and financial literacy for clients filing bankruptcy.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Nevada residents considering filing bankruptcy.
Services Provided: Provides pre-filing counseling and pre-discharge education. *MMI is approved by the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees to provide the federally mandated counseling and financial literacy for clients filing bankruptcy.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Persons wanting assistance in reviewing the contents of their reports from three major credit reporting agencies.
Services Provided: Provides assistance with obtaining a copy of credit reports and credit scores.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Those wanting assistance in reviewing the contents of their reports from three major credit reporting agencies.
Services Provided: Provides assistance with obtaining a copy of credit reports and credit scores.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides the opportunity for clients to receive a review and assessment of their credit report to then develop a long-term plan of action to improve and stabilize their financial situation. Financial coaching, education, and direction are provided for a minimum of 12 months to ensure success.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides the opportunity for clients to receive a review and assessment of their credit report to then develop a long-term plan of action to improve and stabilize their financial situation. Financial coaching, education, and direction are provided for a minimum of 12 months to ensure success.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: All struggling with credit card debt.
Services Provided: Program allows clients to establish an affordable repayment plan with their creditors. MMI acts as an intermediary, negotiating lower monthly payments and reducing/waiving interest rates as well as any penalty fees.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: All struggling with credit card debt.
Services Provided: Program allows clients to establish an affordable repayment plan with their creditors. MMI acts as an intermediary, negotiating lower monthly payments and reducing/waiving interest rates as well as any penalty fees.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides one-on-one comprehensive confidential financial counseling and coaching including a complete in depth budget analysis, individualized financial action plan that outlines steps to be taken, and a benefits check to determine what other resources or wrap-around programs might be of assistance to achieve financial stability.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides one-on-one comprehensive confidential financial counseling and coaching including a complete in-depth budget analysis, individualized financial action plan that outlines steps to be taken, and a benefits check to determine what other resources or wrap-around programs might be of assistance to achieve financial stability.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides financial literacy on over 20 different topics to help consumers take or improve control over their finances including budgeting, credit, and identity theft. Additional information and a schedule of classes can be found on website.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides financial literacy on over 20 different topics to help consumers take or improve control over their finances including budgeting, credit, and identity theft. Additional information and a schedule of classes can be found on website.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Requires participants to save for a minimum of six month (maximum five years) and participate in financial counseling, coaching and education.
Services Provided: Offers low-and moderate-income individuals the incentive of matched savings for homeownership and post-secondary education.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 800-451-4505
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Requires participants to save for a minimum of six months and participate in financial counseling, coaching and education
Services Provided: Offers low-and moderate-income individuals the incentive of matched savings for post-secondary education.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Program is a partnership with ULAN, Goodwill, and Health Services Coalition which allows participants to meet their immediate food needs by accessing the ULAN food bank, job training through Goodwill, classes led by a dietitian through Health Services Coalition and financial and housing counseling through MMI.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

North Las Vegas, NV

1849 Civic Center Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: 702-649-0998
Organization Name: Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada
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Address:
1849 Civic Center Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: 702-649-0998
Fax: 702-649-0702
Email: info@nwsn.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18 and older
Services Provided: Provides one-on-one session to discuss hardship and Consultant will determine if client is eligible for any Foreclosure prevention loan modifications or refinancing programs.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019

Reno, NV

300 Booth Street
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-824-2218
Organization Name: Internal Revenue Service
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Address:
300 Booth Street
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-824-2218
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Tax information on filing, payments, refunds, credits/deductions, news/events, forms, help, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
1575 Delucchi Lane, Suite 207A
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-323-8084
Address:
1575 Delucchi Lane, Suite 207A
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-323-8084
Fax: 775-323-1035
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Program offered for any interested K-12 class.
Services Provided: Programs focus on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness for students in grades K-12. Teachers can arrange through JA to have volunteer business professionals come into their classroom and teach various age appropriate JA curriculum.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

Silver Springs, NV

620 Lake Avenue
Silver Springs, NV 89429
Phone: 775-577-5009
Organization Name: Lyon County Human Services
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Address:
620 Lake Avenue
Silver Springs, NV 89429
Phone: 775-577-5009
Fax: 775-577-5093
Email: lchs@lyon-county.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18-59, Lyon County Residents
Services Provided: Program assists adults with developing, implementing, and monitoring a realistic household budget. Other services include individualized goal planning to assist with financial accountability, credit repair, credit building, financial health and awareness education, and assistance with connecting to community resources to maximize financial wellness.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/27/2020

Yerington, NV

26 Nevin Way
Yerington, NV 89447
Phone: 775-577-5009
Organization Name: Lyon County Human Services
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Address:
26 Nevin Way
Yerington, NV 89447
Phone: 775-577-5009
Fax: 775-577-5093
Email: lchs@lyon-county.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults 18-59, Lyon County Residents
Services Provided: Program assists adults with developing, implementing, and monitoring a realistic household budget. Other services include individualized goal planning to assist with financial accountability, credit repair, credit building, financial health and awareness education, and assistance with connecting to community resources to maximize financial wellness.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/27/2020

NC

Waxhaw, NC

2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Address:
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Email: info@careconnectusa.org
Eligibility: Adults 18 and older
Services Provided: For debtors who cannot get relief from other solutions the caller will speak with a real attorney, free of charge, to gain solid advice and assess whether bankruptcy is a viable option in their circumstance or situation for a fresh start free of debt.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Address:
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Email: info@careconnectusa.org
Services Provided: Agency is state compliant and authorized to contact creditors and arrange for reductions in interest rates, waive late fees and back interest. Harassing calls will stop, and in cases, principal balances can even be reduced.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Address:
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Email: info@careconnectusa.org
Services Provided: Relief for homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgages. Agency will work with the homeowners ' mortgage company to arrange a modification to mortgage terms or a more comfortable pay plan. Counselors will discuss all options available to avoid foreclosure.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/30/2019
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Address:
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 800-291-1068
Email: info@careconnectusa.org
Eligibility: Adults 18 and older
Services Provided: This department works for students, parents, and graduates who wish to reduce their monthly student loan payments or enrolling in forgiveness programs. Counselors are experts in all options available, to catch up missed payments, cure defaults, defer payments and reduce payments.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 888-734-2585
Address:
2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 888-734-2585
Email: info@careconnectusa.org
Eligibility: Client must owe more than 5,000 to the IRS or state.
Services Provided: Agency works directly with the IRS on behalf of citizens who owe back taxes. Programs available include offers in compromise, payment plans, innocent spouse relief, garnishment relief and lien relief.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019

NY

Brooklyn, NY

150 Court Street
Second Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-850-2656
Address:
150 Court Street
Second Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-850-2656
Email: help@upsolve.org
Eligibility: Individuals can see if they are eligible by filling out an informational survey at the website.
Services Provided: Provides free personal bankruptcy assistance for Americans facing financial distress.  Upsolve uses technology and a team of pro bono attorneys to populate the necessary bankruptcy forms.  Upsolve will then assist in preparing for the court appearance to complete the process.  
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019

Nationwide

Address:
PO Box 105283
Atlanta, GA 30348
Phone: 877-322-8228
Eligibility: Free credit reports available to everyone yearly.
Services Provided: Federal law requires each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, provide consumers a free credit report every 12 months if interested. This website allows users to request a credit report from any or all of the companies annually.

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Last Updated: 10/13/2020
75 Pearl Street, Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Address:
75 Pearl Street, Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Email: feedback@disabilitycouncil.org
Services Provided: Website provides helpful resources and information to wage earners, their families, the media, employers and anyone concerned about disability and the personal and financial impact it can have.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
6213 N Cloverdale Rd
Suite 100
Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-378-0200
Address:
6213 N Cloverdale Rd
Suite 100
Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-378-0200
Toll Free Phone: 866-688-3328
Fax: 888-347-1143
Eligibility: Anyone
Services Provided:

Debt Reduction Services is a non profit full service debt management and credit counseling service organization.

Free budget and credit counseling, free credit report reviews, low cost debt management programs and free community wide educational programs.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
3995 Hagers Grove Road South East
Salem, OR 97317
Phone: 855-435-7787 x24
Address:
3995 Hagers Grove Road South East
Salem, OR 97317
Phone: 855-435-7787 x24
Fax: 310-807-4103
Email: info@helpishere.org
Eligibility: Senior citizens and disabled persons who receive pensions or social security income.
Services Provided: Legal representation for the purpose of communicating with debt collectors. Collection calls and letters go to the main office. If tax debt or student loans are an issue, will work with government agencies to achieve zero payment programs or uncollectible status. No eligible person is turned away.
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Last Updated: 1/24/2020
Organization Name: Homeownership Preservation Foundation
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Address:
Phone: 888-995-4673
Eligibility: 200 languages
Services Provided: 24/7 hotline with housing counselors to help individuals avoid foreclosure and stay current on mortgage payments. Can act as a liaison with your lender, provide information, offer professional guidance, identify options, and connect you to additional resources.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/3/2020
150 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-850-2656
Address:
150 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-850-2656
Eligibility: Must have Social Security Card. Based on Income. Check website for details on the types of debt.
Services Provided: Provides free assistance for those facing financial distress by assisting individuals to navigate through the process of filing for personal bankruptcy (Chapter 7). A nonprofit.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/9/2020

OR

Salem, OR

3995 Hagers Grove Road South East
Salem, OR 97317
Phone: 855-435-7787
Address:
3995 Hagers Grove Road South East
Salem, OR 97317
Phone: 855-435-7787
Fax: 310-807-4103
Email: info@helpsishere.org
Eligibility: Senior citizens and individuals with disabilities who receive pensions or social security income.
Services Provided: Legal representation for the purpose of communicating with debt collectors. Collection calls and letters go to the main office. If tax debt or student loans are an issue, will work with government agencies to achieve zero payment programs or uncollectible status. No eligible person is turned away.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019