Removing barriers to financial stability and self-sufficiency, Restoration's Economic Solutions Center provides integrated services including financial literacy workshops and one-on-one financial counseling to help thousands of households reduce debt, improve credit, and save for their futures. In today's challenging economic environment, can you afford not to get the help you need?
Weekly Financial Literacy Workshops: Restoration partners with leaders in the financial sector to present the Wealth Building Tuesday’s series, equipping individuals with information necessary to make sound decisions about their financial future. Topics included personal finance and money management, credit maintenance, savings for education and retirement, debt reduction and investment strategies. In addition to representatives from today’s leading banks such as JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Capital One, and Bank of America, presenters have included Credit Where Credit is Due and Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO).
One-on-One financial counseling: For those needing more intensive one-on-one support, the Economic Solutions Center provides private counseling, each year helping thousands of Brooklynites manage credit, reduce debt, increase savings and access critical banking services. Appointments are available Mondays through Fridays, 10am to 6pm, Tuesdays 10am-8pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. Services are offered in English and Spanish. There are no income limitations and conversations with our counselors are entirely free and confidential. Headquartered at Restoration Plaza, Restoration also operates mobile financial empowerment sites in Brownsville, downtown Brooklyn, Cypress Hills and Bushwick.
Location: Economic Solutions Center and several partner locations throughout Brooklyn.
For more information please call customer service at (718)636-6994!
• Tax Preparation Assistance- Did you know a major untapped source of cash for low income families is the Earned Income Tax Credit? Some 35,000 individuals in Bedford Stuyvesant are eligible for EITC while only roughly 25% actually claimed these returns. Restoration is committed to increasing access to this major resource and partners to provide free tax preparation assistance at Restoration Plaza for income eligible individuals. Stop by 1406 Fulton Street and speak to our customer service desk or for additional information call (718) 636-6994.
Please call (718)636-6994 for more information.
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