Managing Your Finances

We have partnered with several non-profit organizations to provide you with the knowledge and tools that will make saving for your future less confusing.  These organizations offer financial free education classes, other resources, and can answer your questions.

You learn how to:

  • Manage a checking account
  • Improve your credit rating
  • Pay off debt
  • Save for the future
  • Manage payday and auto-title loans*****
  • Manage spending and avoid excessive fees

Some of our community partners offer classes in English and Spanish at locations throughout the city. They are ready to help you on a path to a better way of becoming financially stable.  If you are struggling with, or wanting to avoid payday and auto-title loans, call the specific agencies designated (*asterisk*) below.

Alliance Financial Ministries, Inc.
2600 South Loop W. Ste# 271
Houston, TX 77054
(281) 845-3642
Contact person:  Lonnie Mathews
www.financialministries.org
Lonnie@financialministries.or

Credit Coalition
3300 Lyons Ave, Suite 203A
Houston, TX 77020
(713) 224-8100
Contact person: Sherrie Young
www.creditcoalition.org

Easter Seals Greater Houston
4888 Loop Central Dr., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77081
713-838-9050 Ext. 338
Contact name:  Jenny Martinez- Lopez
www.eastersealshouston.org
jlmartinez@eastersealshouston.org

Family Houston
4625 Lillian Street
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 861-4849
www.familyhouston.org
family@familyhouston.org

  • Bay Area
    1300 Bay Area Blvd. Building A, Suite 240
    Houston, TX 77058
  • Fort Bend
    12300 Parc Crest Dr.
    Stafford, TX 77477
  • Waller
    531 FM 359 South,
    Brookshire, TX 77423

Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
4300 Lyons Ave, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77020
(713) 674-0175
Contact person: Sandy Oquendo
www.fifthwardcrc.org

Houston Area Urban League, Inc.
5260 Griggs Road
Houston, TX 77021
(281) 220-6025 (office)
(281) 220-6012 (main)
Contact person:  Carmela A. Walker
cwalker@haul.org
http://www.haul.org/

Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) *****
1625 Blalock Rd.
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 468-4516, Ext. 178
Contact:  Melissa Paz
mpaz@mamhouston.org
https://www.mamhouston.org/
Appointments: maministries.org

SERJobs
1710 Telephone Rd.
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 773-6000
https://serhouston.org/

The Alliance
6440 Hillcroft, Suite 411
Houston, TX 77081
(713) 776-4700 Ext. 121 (office)
(713) 776-4700 (main)
Contact person:  Wesley Givans
wgivan@TheAllianceTX.org
www.allianceontheweb.org

The BridgePath
Bacliff, TX. 77518
(832) 670-8038
Contact person:  Marina Perez
www.thebridgepath.org
marina.perez@thebridgepath.org

The Women’s Resource of Greater Houston
730 N. Post Oak Rd, Suite 204
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 667- 4493 Ext. 113
Contact person: Kelly Keith
www.thewomensresource.org

Wesley Community Center
1410 Lee Street
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 821-8916
Contact person:  Amanda Ulrich
aulrich@wesleyhousehouston.org
http://wesleyhousehouston.org/

Other Financial Information Resources

BakerRipley’s Free Tax Preparation Program
6500 Rookin St., Suite C-101
Houston, TX 77074
www.freetaxcenters.org
713-273-3755

BakerRipley
Entrepreneur Connection
3000 Aldine Mail Route Road
Houston, TX 77039
(346) 570-4458
https://www.bakerripley.org/services/entrepreneur-connection

Consumer Federal of America (CFA)
https://consumerfed.org/

Texas Department of Banking
https://www.dob.texas.gov/consumer-information/financial-education#finedwebinar

To learn about financial coaching at no cost to you, contact one of the non-profit agencies listed below or dial ‘211’ (the United Way Helpline) and ask for a United Way THRIVE Specialist.

For information about Bank On Houston call (832) 393-3406 or visit http://www.houstontx.gov/bankonhouston/.


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