Financial Management and Credit Repair
Current, future, or former Washtenaw County residents can participate in group or individual financial management/counseling and credit repair through these resources:
United Way of Washtenaw County
The Financial Navigators Program provides free 30 minutes one on one sessions. Call 734-677-7202 or fill out this interest form to connect with a financial navigator staff.
The Financial Coaching program works with residents on achieving longer-term financial well-being. Call 734-677-7202 or fill out this form to connect with the financial coaching staff. United Way’s Financial coaching page also has several COVID 19 financial resource tips.
GreenPath Financial Wellness
GreenPath offers services for debt counseling and management, bankruptcy, student loans, and housing concerns. Residents can connect to a counselor by calling 1-800-550-1961 or fill out the online request form.
GreenPath also has a webpage full of COVID-19 financial resources that are available.
Financial Planning with Credit Unions & Banks
Many credit unions and banks offer their customers free financial planning or budgeting services so make sure to check what your offers. Eastern Michigan University Credit Union in partnership with the University of Michigan Credit Union offers members complimentary financial counseling by contacting 734-662-8200 to request an appointment.
- Free Annual Credit Report
- MI Money Health
- State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
- Free Income Tax Preparation and Site Locations in Michigan
NOTE: For participants looking to access down-payment assistance or affordable homeownership programs, financial management education and credit repair counseling may be required.