Financial Stability

Self-Employed Coaching

Let us help you manage your small business

The Self-Employed Coaching program provides one-on-one support to small business owners. Our experienced volunteers have backgrounds in business and can help self-employed individuals with a variety of issues, primarily focusing on feasibility, planning and resource identification, as well as record-keeping for self-employed tax filing.


How to Sign Up

Email: financialcoach@foundcom.org

Phone: 512-610-4026

Click here to schedule an appointment. Coaches are available Monday – Saturday.



Who is eligible?

 The Self-Employed Coaching program is available to self-employed individuals, small business owners, or aspiring entrepreneurs with an annual income below $50,000.



Community Financial Center

2600 West Stassney Lane
(at the corner of West Gate and Stassney)
CapMetro Routes: 311 & 238

Community Financial Center (North)

5900 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
CapMetro Routes 7, 10, 300, 320, 350 and MetroRail
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How much does it cost?

Self-Employed Coaching is free for residents and community members.

What to expect


Self-Employed Coaches can help you:

  • Prepare for writing a business plan
  • Identify resources and organizations that can give specialized support
  • Create a recordkeeping system for tax purposes


Self-Employed Coaches CANNOT help you with:

  • Legal matters
  • Providing funding (however, our coaches can give you resources that will help you find funding)


What to Bring

  • Any plans or paperwork that you would like to work on
  • Intake form


Helpful Documents for Small Businesses

  • Rules of Good Record Keeping (English) (Español)
  • Guide to Getting Ready for Tax Time (English)
  • Tax Issues for Small Business (English)
  • Contract for Residential Services or Landscaping (English)
  • Receipt for items or services sold (English)


Additional Resources

If you need help filing small business taxes, please visit our Tax Preparation page.