Residents are able to enroll in the Financial Empowerment Center (FEC): a no-cost professional financial counseling coaching program. Certified counselors are available for personalized guidance and can help participants deal with a wide range of personal financial issues. Daytime, evening, and weekend appointments are available. FEC has various locations including The Neighborhood place on the West side and the Claude Black Community Center on the East side. Services are available in both English and Spanish. Services include:
- establishing or increasing credit
- taking control of your debt
- maintaining or increasing savings
- establishing a safe and affordable bank account
- creating a budget
Dual Generation participants are required to complete six FEC coaching sessions. There is a financial counselor located at the Claude Black Community Center for Dual Generation participants and the community at large. To make an appointment at this location contact Angelica at (210)431-4425 or Heidi Renteria at (210)431-7594 or by email at email@example.com.