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The City’s FREE Financial Empowerment Centers can help you tackle debt, save for the future, open a bank account, improve credit, and much more. See how our counselors have helped New Yorkers 
 
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Call 311 or visit a Financial Empowerment Center to schedule a free one-on-one financial counseling appointment. Note: Same-day, walk-in appointments are accepted if counselors are available; all sites are listed below.  

  

  

The Financial Education Network (FEN) Directory provides access to free or low-cost financial education classes, workshops, hotlines, and one-on-one counseling services in New York City. This easy-to-search online directory of nonprofit organizations is your one-stop shop to help you take charge of your finances. Whether your financial goal is homeownership, starting and growing a small business, avoiding foreclosure, or investing in stocks or mutual funds, the FEN Directory has a service for you! 

Please contact providers in advance to confirm program schedules and details.

 

 

Financial Empowerment Center Locations
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New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At the Phipps Neighborhoods Opportunity Center

3125 Third Avenue (at 159th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451
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  to 3rd Avenue/149th Street OR Bx15, Bx21, or Bx55 to 3rd Avenue/158th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 9am-9pm; Wednesday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
More Information: The Financial Empowerment Center in the Bronx is housed at the Phipps Neighborhoods Opportunity Center and also provides its services at several community partner locations. Phipps Neighborhoods community education sites offer free classes in computer training, ESL/literacy instruction, GED preparation, as well as family programs and some social services.
  
New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Catholic Charities HomeBase
 
2155 Blackrock Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
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 to Castle Hill Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Wednesday, 10am-5pm
  

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of the South Bronx
848 Concourse Village West
Bronx, NY 10451
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  to 161st Street Yankee Stadium
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 9am-5pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Phipps Neighborhoods Center

1030 East 178th Street
Bronx, NY 10460
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  to West Farms Square-East Tremont Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
 
 
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New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216
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  to Kingston-Throop Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English, Spanish, and Yoruba
Site Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 10am-6pm; Thursday, 10am-8pm
  
       

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union
1474 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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 to Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, 9am-4pm; Saturday, 10am-2pm   
       

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center
592 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
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 to Rockaway Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, 10am-6pm   
       

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At CAMBA

885 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226
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  to Church Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm
       

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Tuesdays in Room 216
Thursdays and Saturdays in Room 3 in the "Commons"
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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     to Grand Army Plaza
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, 9am-4pm; Thursday, 12pm-8pm; Saturday, 10am-2pm   
    

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush
2806 Church Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
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  to Church Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, 9:30am-5pm
 

 
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New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At the Department of Consumer Affairs Licensing Center

42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
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to Rector Street,  to Wall Street, to Fulton Street, to Rector Street, M5 to Broadway/Morris Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English
Site Hours: Monday and Friday, 9am-5pm
       

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
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  to Essex Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Thursday, 11am-7pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Midtown Community Court (MCC)

314 West 54th Street (between 8th and 9th avenues)
New York, NY 10019
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   to 50th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, Friday, 9am-5pm

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
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   to 34th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 9am-5pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

1112 St. Nicholas Avenue, 4th Floor (at 166th Street)
Entrance on 166th Street between St. Nicholas and Audubon avenues.
New York, NY 10032
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   to 168th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-6pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation

76 Wadsworth Avenue (between 176th and 177th streets)
New York, NY 10033
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 to 175th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-6pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At NYCHA Manhattanville Community Center

530 West 133rd Street
New York, NY 10027
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 to 125th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Thursday, 9:30am-5pm

 
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New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Catholic Charities HomeBase

87-80 Merrick Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
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to 169th Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Language: English
Site Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
       

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Make the Road New York

92-10 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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 to 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday, 12pm-7pm; Tuesday and Friday, 9:30am-5pm.
  

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of Northern Queens
60-20 Woodside Avenue, 2nd Floor (Above Astoria Federal Savings)
Woodside, NY 11377
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  to Woodside - 61st Street
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 9am-5pm
 

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Safe Space

89-74 162nd Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
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  to Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Language: English
Site Hours: Tuesday, 9am-5pm 
  

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Urban Upbound

38-81 13th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
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 to 21 Street-Queensbridge
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English, Spanish, and Bengali
Site Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 9am-5pm; Wednesday, Thursday, 9am-7pm
 

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Workforce One Far Rockaway

1637 Central Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
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 to Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English, Spanish, and Bengali
Site Hours: Monday and Friday, 10am-6pm
 

 
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New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At El Centro Del Inmigrante

1546 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10302
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Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9am-5pm

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island

770 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310
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Directions: From the Staten Island Ferry, take the W Shore Plz via Castleton bound S46 bus to Castleton and Davis avenues.
Telephone: Call 311 to make an appointment at this Financial Empowerment Center.
Languages: English and Spanish
Site Hours: Monday and Thursday, 9am-6pm