Financial Empowerment Center

The Phipps Neighborhoods Financial Empowerment Center provides confidential, one-on-one counseling for individuals who need tools and support to better manage their finances. Trained counselors help clients identify their financial challenges and guide them in addressing bad credit, paying down debt, and improving financial habits.

The Financial Empowerment Center 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
  • Detect and report identity theft
  • Develop a budget and prioritize spending

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

Phipps Neighborhoods Center at 178th Street
1030 East 178th Street
Bronx, NY 10460

To book an appointment, call 311 or click here.

For more information about this program, contact

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 education and career programs, and access to community 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.