Moving towards Self-Sufficiency & Thriving
Our Financial assistance helps people transform their overall finances, so they can rise beyond subsistence-living and thrive, working towards a goal of financial prosperity. Defined here as a self-sufficient income which includes three months of savings, a credit score of 700 or above and no revolving debt.
We accomplish our work through one-on-one coaching and give clients an opportunity to take advantage of our expert staff, abundant tools, and strong network of partners.
Much of our Financial & Credit Coaching work is grounded in the United Way Bay Area’s SparkPoint model. Participants commit to being in our program for at least six months, working with a coach to identify personal goals, create an action plan, and meet regularly to check in on progress and problem-solve around barriers.
We also partner with local banks, colleges, county offices, and other nonprofits to provide a hub of integrated services that put long-term financial security within reach.
Small Business Development Advising
How we can Help
Creating and sticking to a budget
Getting free help with taxes
Improving your credit score
Starting or expanding a small business
Saving for college, home ownership, and more.