Financial Counseling

Phipps Neighborhoods Financial Counseling provides confidential, one-on-one counseling for individuals who need tools and support to better manage their finances. A trained counselor helps clients identify their financial challenges and guide them in addressing bad credit, paying down debt, and improving financial habits.

Financial Counseling can help clients:

  • Resolve credit card and other debts
  • Understand and improve credit scores
  • Dispute incorrect credit report items
  • Open a bank account and increase savings
  • Research and apply for government benefits
  • Develop a budget and prioritize spending

Phipps Neighborhoods Opportunity Center at Melrose
3125 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

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About Phipps Neighborhoods

Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through workforce and education programs, and access to community and economic empowerment resources.

We’re dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.