a picture of a US dollar is accompanied by four logos from the resources below

 

  • Workforce Boulder County offers a wide selection of FREE workshops such as: Budgeting on a Small Income, Building a Banking Relationship, Investing Basics, Credit Reporting, Pathways out of Debt, and more.  Prior registration required. Child care is available for most evening workshops. 

 

  • The Boulder County Personal Finance Program provides confidential individual counseling to households at all income levels in order to build your skills, knowledge base, and confidence level to achieve the life you want. Individual appointments and workshops are offered with the option of childcare.

 

  • Bank On Boulder County connects residents with high-quality, low-cost bank accounts. You can open a bank account even if you’ve had problems with an account in the past or don’t have a Social Security number. 

 

  • Philanthropiece provides free trainings to form Community Savings Groups that strengthen communities and provide strategies for families to control their finances. Groups are composed of 10-25 trusted individuals, guided by a trainer, who meet regularly to collectively save money. The trainer helps the group establish clear rules so they can offer fair loans to their members to support with financial needs like medical emergencies, school fees, or starting a business. 

 

  • The Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) provides direct financial assistance to help keep people working safely in their homes toward self-sufficiency. Direct financial assistance is available to qualifying families with children, seniors and people with disabilities and can be in the form of vouchers, reimbursements or direct pay to cover things like: one-time rent or housing deposit assistance, short-term hotel vouchers, utility bills, minor medical expenses, ID fees necessary for employment, and bus passes.