Here to help you lead a more financially secure and independent life by achieving your financial goals.
We all have finances that need to be tracked…so why not get help from a trained volunteer? As a participant in the program, you will drive the process. You’ll be guided by a Volunteer Budget Coach, working one-on-one with you to set and meet your financial goals. Your coach will help you review, understand and plan your personal finances. Together, you’ll create an action plan to work towards a more financially secure future. Click here to learn more.
Last year, 100 percent of program participants said they learned better money management skills. “I felt a little vulnerable,” Stephen says of joining United Way’s Volunteer Budget Coaching program, “but the volunteer was very non-judgmental, and he made me take a step back, look at my finances and make a plan. I had my own goals, what I wanted to accomplish, and they sort of changed a lot when I got together with Mike,” says Stephen. “If I was on my own trying to do this, it really wouldn’t have happened.” Read his full story: UnitedWayInc.Org/Stephen
VBC is one way United Way, its partners and volunteers are champions for working families. This includes the newly revealed demographic, ALICE (Asset, Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), families who live above the federal poverty line, yet struggle to pay bills, put food on the table and make ends meet every day.
Household incomes with a minimum of $20,0000 and up to $111,000 are eligible. Applications are due in August, and this session runs from September 2015-January 2016.
Please contact Denise Poventud at 860-247-6090 x111 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you can get involved.