Need something else?

NYC Financial Empowerment Centers provide free, professional financial counseling.

Counselors can help you:

  • Take control of your debt
  • Deal with debt collectors
  • Learn how to apply for student loan forgiveness programs
  • Improve your credit
  • Create a budget
  • Open a bank account
  • Start an emergency fund
  • Save and plan for your future

Counseling is free, confidential, and in multiple languages.

This is in partnership with:

  • Ariva
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
  • BronxWorks
  • Chhaya CDC
  • Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners
  • New York Legal Assistance Group
  • Urban Upbound


Make an appointment.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Consumer and Worker Protection
  • Division: Office of Financial Empowerment Call Center
  • Phone Number: (212) 487-4583
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

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