The Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) model believes that the best way to improve the financial situation of low-to-moderate income families is by helping them boost earnings, reduce expenses, and increase savings simultaneously. The FOC provides a suite of services; employment assistance, financial education & coaching, and access to income supports through long term one-on-one site-based coaching and community collaborations. These services work together to maximize impact and build generational wealth for families and individuals within our community.
What we do:
FINANCIAL COACHING: • Access to Credit Building Tools • Debt Management • Assistance with developing spending plans • Access to Banking Products • Vision Board/Goal Visualization Assistance
EMPLOYMENT COACHING: • Resume Creation/Update • Career Coaching • Referrals to job placement • Access to career building, education and training • Small Business Development
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: • United Way VITA FREE Tax Prep • Income Support Service Needs • Support in Applications with ODJFS Benefits (SNAP, Medicaid, TANF/PRC) • Emergency Rental Utility Assistance • Access to Work Supports (Gas Cards, Uniform/Shoes) • Higher Education (FAFSA)