Credit & Financial Management

Current, future, or former Washtenaw County residents can participate in group or individual financial management/counseling and credit repair through these resources:

Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley                                                                                                                         Habitat for Human of Huron Valley Education Program offers financial counseling and support for those thinking about purchasing their first home or who need help with finances. Please call 734-222-9595 or email [email protected] to set up a counseling appointment. Online classes for Money Management are available February 2021 - please see this flyer (PDF) for further details and information on how to sign up.

United Way of Washtenaw County
The Financial Navigators Program provides free 30 minutes one on one sessions. Call 734-677-7202 or fill out this interest form to connect with a financial navigator staff.

The Financial Coaching program works with residents on achieving longer-term financial well-being. Call 734-677-7202 or fill out this form to connect with the financial coaching staff. United Way’s Financial coaching page also has several COVID 19 financial resource tips. 

GreenPath Financial Wellness
GreenPath offers services for debt counseling and management, bankruptcy, student loans, and housing concerns. Residents can connect to a counselor by calling 1-800-550-1961 or fill out the online request form.

GreenPath also has a webpage full of COVID-19 financial resources that are available.

Financial Planning with Credit Unions & Banks
Many credit unions and banks offer their customers free financial planning or budgeting services so make sure to check what your offers. Eastern Michigan University Credit Union in partnership with the University of Michigan Credit Union offers members complimentary financial counseling by contacting 734-662-8200 to request an appointment.

Other Resources

NOTE: For participants looking to access down-payment assistance or affordable homeownership programs, financial management education and credit repair counseling may be required.