Financial Stability



We are a national leader in providing innovative financial stability programs. At our two Community Financial Centers, we provide comprehensive financial programs to anyone who makes less than $55,000 per year. Our services include free tax preparation, health insurance enrollment, college support services, financial coaching, money management, and special savings programs.

Over the past year, our talented staff and dedicated volunteers have:

  • Prepared 20,000+ tax returns resulting in $34 million in refunds for the local economy

  • Enrolled 5,000+ individuals in health insurance

  • Helped 1,000+ students apply for financial aid assistance and scholarships

  • Provided financial coaching to 600+ clients, 80% of whom felt more in control of their finances after coaching



Meet Leah

Leah’s life changed when she unexpectedly was left to raise someone else’s child. She willingly became a mother but struggled financially to provide for herself and her son. After moving into a stable, affordable home at Sierra Ridge, Leah participated in our financial stability programs, including one-on-one financial coaching, to help make a better life for her family.





Learn More About Our Financial Stability Programs


Free Tax Preparation:

Do you need help filing or correcting your taxes? From January to April and June to October, our certified tax preparers will be available to help you file your tax return and claim your tax refund.

 

Insure Central Texas:

Do you have questions about health insurance? We provide year-round help with Obamacare, Medicaid, CHIP and MAP.

College Hub:

Do you need help completing or paying for a degree or certificate? Our specialists can help you complete your financial aid application, review your options and navigate the college admissions process.

Financial Coaching:

Do you want to improve your credit, pay off debt, develop a spending plan or start to save? Our financial coaches are available to meet with you one-on-one to help you achieve your financial goals.

 



“I come from a single-income family, which will make paying for college very difficult. Winning this scholarship puts me one step closer to my future goal.”

– Sandra Simons, Scholarship Mentoring Participant and First-Generation College Student