Financial Empowerment Centers

finance_300x300Below is the location of the Financial Empowerment Center in the Bronx and the other FEC’s in New York City. At an FEC you can get free one-on-one financial counseling from a professional counselor. Services are provided for free, in English and Spanish, by phone or in person. You can schedule an appointment at a borough’s main Financial Empowerment Center location or a mobile site. Click here if the information on this page needs to be udpated.

Financial Empowerment Centers Can Help When

* You are having trouble managing your budget or paying down debt.
* You are getting calls or letters from a debt collector and don’t know how to respond.
* You are thinking about a debt consolidation loan or debt settlement but are unsure if this is the right step.
* You are stuck in an agreement with a credit repair agency and don’t know how to get out.
* You want to find the government benefits for which you are eligible.
* Your identity has been stolen or you have been the victim of a financial scam.
* You need help opening a bank account or saving money.

Financial Empowerment Centers works to identify, strengthen, and implement innovative practices from across the nation to help New Yorkers build assets and achieve lifelong financial well-being. Located within the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), FEC’s help target strategic enforcement work to protect New Yorkers with low incomes from predatory and deceptive practices, including initiatives in debt collection, used car sales, and tax preparation.

Bronx

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At the Phipps Opportunity Center

3125 Third Avenue (Map)
Bronx, NY 10451
Call 311

Transportation: 2 or 5 train to 3rd Avenue/149th Street OR Bx15, Bx21, or Bx55 to 3rd Avenue/158th Street.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of the South Bronx

848 Concourse Village West (Map)
Bronx, NY 10451
Call 311

Transportation: D or 4 train to 161st Street Yankee Stadium.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Catholic Charities HomeBase

2155 Blackrock Avenue (Map)
Bronx, NY 10472
Call 311

Transportation: 6 train to Castle Hill Avenue

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At West Farms Technology and Career Center

1071A East Tremont Avenue (Map)
Bronx, NY 10460
Call 311

Transportation: 6 train to Castle Hill Avenue.

Brooklyn

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

1406 Fulton Street (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Call 311

Transportation: A or C train to Kingston-Throop Avenue.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At CAMBA

885 Flatbush Avenue (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Call 311

Transportation: B or Q train to Church Avenue.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush

2806 Church Avenue (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Call 311

Transportation: 2 or 5 train to Church Avenue.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Brooklyn Business & Career Library

280 Cadman Plaza West (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Call 311

Transportation: 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Borough Hall; A, C or F to Jay Street; R to Court Street.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union

1474 Myrtle Avenue (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Call 311

Transportation: M train to Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Brownsville Multi-Service Center

592 Rockaway Avenue (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Call 311

Transportation: 3 train to Rockaway Avenue.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center
At Cypress Hills Community Development Corporation

2832 Fulton Street (Map)
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Call 311

Transportation: J train to Van Siclen Avenue.

Manhattan

New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Manhattan
76 Wadsworth Avenue (between 176th and 177th streets)
New York, NY 10033
(212) 927-5771 x202

MOBILE MANHATTAN LOCATIONS
New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Manhattan
At Seedco’s Upper Manhattan One-Stop Career Center
215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10027

New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Manhattan
At Midtown Community Court (MCC)
314 West 54th Street (between 8th and 9th avenues)
New York, NY 10019

New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Manhattan
At Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union (LESPFCU)
37 Avenue B (corner of East 3rd Street)
New York, NY 10009

Call Manhattan’s main number to schedule an appointment at mobile sites.

Queens

New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Queens
87-80 Merrick Blvd., 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
(917) 499-3182 and (917) 499-3192

MOBILE QUEENS LOCATION
New York City Financial Empowerment Center in Queens
At Workforce1 Career Center
168-25 Jamaica Avenue, A 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432

For more information on Financial Empowerment Centers or the NYC Office of Financial Empowerment go to: www.nyc.gov/ofe