The Financial Stability Network was established in October 2016 to provide pro bono financial services to those who otherwise would not have access to financial education and coaching. The goal of the Financial Stability Network is to assist low to moderate income families and individuals to increase income, build assets, and gain/sustain assets.
What does the FInancial Stability network do?
The Financial Stability Network provides pro bono (free) assistance in the following areas:
- Financial Coaching
Clients will meet with a trained financial coach once per month for one year (12 sessions). Sessions cover budgeting techniques, financial management, and goal attainment strategies.
- Financial Education
A broad range of financial topics are offered through classes taught at churches, schools, and community organizations that sponsor a 90 minute session at their site.
- Tax Assistance
Tax returns are prepared by IRS qualified volunteers with review by tax professionals through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic.
Who is Eligible?
The Financial Stability Network assists residents of the District of Columbia and the surrounding Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s. The programs of the Financial Stability Network are targeted to potential clients who have low to moderate income. The Financial Stability Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, or any other protected status recognized under the law.