Free and confidential financial counseling for people with disabilities.
As of January 2022, EmpoweredNYC financial counseling will continue as part of the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. All Financial Empowerment Center counselors are trained to serve clients with disabilities.
Book an appointment online OR Call 311 to book an appointment.
Empowered to Act! Micro-Trainings are free video trainings that focus on common topics that impact people with disabilities. From ABLE Accounts to Work Incentives for SSDI and SSI Beneficiaries, learn more about the trainings.
Empowerment ED is a free webinar series to train service providers, caseworkers, other professionals who work with people with disabilities to better understand and address the unique financial situations of people with disabilities. Learn more about webinars with National Disability Institute (NDI) at EmpoweredNYC Webinars
Working group members include:
Empowered Cities is a new national initiative that will enable municipalities to expand financial empowerment and economic inclusion for people with disabilities and their families. Co-developed and launched with a $2 million investment from Citi Community Development (CCD), Empowered Cities is a partnership with National Disability Institute (NDI) that will engage municipalities across the U.S. to design, test and deliver innovative and scalable solutions for expanding financial inclusion in the disability community.
Through Empowered Cities, NDI will:
Read 01/29/18 press release: De Blasio Administration Joins Citi Community Development and the National Disability Institute to Launch Initiative Aimed at Strengthening the Financial Health of People with Disabilities