Personal Financial Counseling

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    Programs that help people who are having difficulty paying their monthly bills gain control of their finances. The process generally involves analysis of the individual's income, expenses, debts, taxes and other factors to create a personal financial assessment; development of a budget for basic living expenses; and agreement on a short-term plan for repayment of creditors which may include debt consolidation or other strategies and a longer term plan for realizing personal financial goals.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICESEnsures the proper use of a person's income/resources and prevents the mismanagement of those funds by others. Referral required.NassauADULT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-ADULT SERVICES
    ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESAccepts all referrals of adults over the age of 18 years, who are alleged to be incapable of caring for themselves because of a physical or mental incapacity and/or are abused, neglected or financially exploited by others, and have no one willing or able to assist them responsibly. Uses a case management approach to provide homemakers, counseling, financial management services, and medical services.NassauADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICESNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-ADULT SERVICES
    AMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.Provides credit counseling, housing counseling (Pre/Post Purchase, Mortgage Delinquency), Foreclosure Prevention Services, Student Loan Counseling, Pre Bankruptcy Counseling, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, and debt management for families, with an emphasis on budget development and maintenance while repairing unsecured debts. Also educates families in management of finances.SuffolkAMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.AMERICAN DEBT RESOURCES, INC.
    CONSUMER DEBT LEGAL ASSISTANCE-NASSAUOffers advice and/or legal representation to persons with consumer debt issues, especially in matters of medical and credit card debt. Call for further information. Appointment required.NassauCONSUMER DEBT LEGAL ASSISTANCE-NASSAUNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    CONSUMER DEBT LEGAL ASSISTANCE-SUFFOLKOffers advice and/or legal representation to persons with consumer debt issues, especially in matters of medical and credit card debt. Call for further information. Appointment required.SuffolkCONSUMER DEBT LEGAL ASSISTANCE-SUFFOLKNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers courses in: Defensive Driving, Money Management, Computers, Computers for Seniors, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Foreign Language Instruction, Yoga, Tai Chi, Personal Enrichment, Health and Well Being, Financial Management, Medical Receptionist, Medical Billing, Repair Your Computer, Boat Safety, Cooking, Arts and Crafts, CPR (infant and adult), Sports, Dance, and more. Course offerings vary each semester. Call for the most current list of class offerings.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONWEST BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    DCJS FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE PREVENTION FOR SENIORSOffers individual counseling for Nassau County seniors who have been victims of financial exploitation and abuse. Provides community education to raise awareness and offer suggestions on how to recognize and avoid senior financial abuse.NassauDCJS FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE PREVENTION FOR SENIORSFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    DEBT COUNSELING CORPORATIONProvides financial education, counseling and ongoing support to consumers nationwide, helping them to develop the tools they need to better manage their debt. Counselors offer individual financial analysis, budget counseling, financial goals and guidance. Also offers a debt management program including lower interest rates and payments on credit cards. Bankruptcy and housing counseling are also available.SuffolkDEBT COUNSELING CORPORATIONDEBT COUNSELING CORPORATION
    DEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.Educates consumers on financial issues and provides personal assistance to consumers who have become overextended with debt. Also provides comprehensive housing counseling, pre-purchase home buyer education and mortgage delinquency counseling.SuffolkDEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.DEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.
    DEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORKOffers support group for individuals suffering from compulsive debting. National office (Debtors Anonymous World Service) located at P.O.Box 920888, Needham, MA 02492-0009. Meetings at various locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call for more information.DEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORKDEBTORS ANONYMOUS OF GREATER NEW YORK
    DEBT REDUCTION SERVICESProvides assistance regarding debt reduction, bankruptcy and debt analysis, educational programs and free consultations.SuffolkDEBT REDUCTION SERVICESDEBT REDUCTION SERVICES
    FINANCE COURSESProvides objective information and advice to residents on a broad spectrum of financial planning topics for individuals and small businesses. Courses include: Stock, Bond and Mutual Fund Investing and Financial Planning. Courses vary each semester. Call for details and a brochure.SuffolkFINANCE COURSESSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
    FINANCIAL CAPABILITY/CREDIT COUNSELINGProvides budgeting, credit, student loan and credit restoration counseling services.SuffolkFINANCIAL CAPABILITY/CREDIT COUNSELINGHOUSING HELP INC.
    FINANCIAL FITNESS, HEALTH, AND WEALTHOffers Nassau and Suffolk County residents information on how to budget money, repair and build personal credit, and manage personal assets. Call for additional information.SuffolkFINANCIAL FITNESS, HEALTH, AND WEALTHCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
    HOUSING COUNSELINGOffers Nassau County residents counseling on issues that affect homeowners such as managing a mortgage, creating a realistic budget, home maintenance, purchasing adequate insurance coverage and budgeting for home repairs.NassauHOUSING COUNSELINGNASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER
    HOUSING COUNSELINGProvide prepurchase, first time homebuyers, default delinquency counseling, budget counseling, foreclosure prevention, pre and post bankruptcy counseling. Walk-ins accepted. Call for further information. Counseling services available in Spanish.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELINGSAFEGUARD CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
    HOUSING SERVICESProvides comprehensive housing counseling services to individuals and families. Services include credit counseling, budgeting, pre and post home ownership counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, and resources for down payment assistance programs. Call for further information.SuffolkHOUSING SERVICESECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    MONEY 101/FINANCIAL EDUCATIONOffers Nassau County residents information about finances, budgeting and down payment grant information. Offers a five week program to educate first-time homeowners about purchasing a home and obtaining a mortgage.NassauMONEY 101/FINANCIAL EDUCATIONNASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER
    NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICESOffers a wide range of financial services to New York State residents. Provides foreclosure assistance including help obtaining loan modifications and information on available federal programs. Assists Holocaust victims and their heirs in the recovery of stolen art, monetary assets deposited in banks and insurance monies owed to beneficiaries. Offers consumers assistance in filing complaints about lender banks, other financial institutions and insurance companies. Provides disaster assistance related to insurance and financial services.NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICESNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
    PERSONAL FINANCIAL COACHINGProvides transitioning veterans regular one-on-one sessions with a financial coach in order to link their goals and values to their financial dreams, create an action plan and track progress toward the goals mutually set by them. Phone sessions are available. Call for more information.PERSONAL FINANCIAL COACHINGCONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU
    SAFEGUARD SMARTProvides financial literacy and credit education to consumers through seminars and workshops. Provides these seminars free of charge to high schools, libraries, colleges and community groups.SuffolkSAFEGUARD SMARTSAFEGUARD CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
    SENIOR FINANCIAL COUNSELING PROGRAMProvides financial services for senior citizens including assistance with state and federal income tax preparation, Nassau County Partial Property Tax Exemption STAR Forms, mortgage and property tax delinquencies, debt counseling and financial organizing. Also provides assistance to seniors who can make responsible financial decisions but need help writing out checks and balancing their checkbook. Home visits available by appointment. Call for further information.NassauSENIOR FINANCIAL COUNSELING PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    SENIORS IN DISTRESSProvides financial counseling for senior citizens. Includes a complete financial assessment and advisement on available programs, including credit counseling, foreclosure prevention, and information on reverse equity mortgages.SuffolkSENIORS IN DISTRESSHOUSING HELP INC.
    SUPPORT BROKERAGE AND FISCAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICESSupport Brokerage services are offered to individuals who self-direct some or all of their services. A Support Broker assists the individual initially with developing a self-directed budget and then with the day-to-day management of self-directed services. A Support Broker provides support and training to individuals and their families regarding the ongoing decisions and tasks associated with self-direction. Fiscal Intermediary services include tasks which support a participant who self directs an individualized budget. This includes tasks such as billing and payment of approved goods and services, fiscal accounting and reporting, Medicaid and corporate compliance, and general administrative supports. The Fiscal Intermediary is the employer of record for staff hired by the participant know as "Self-Hired".SuffolkSUPPORT BROKERAGE AND FISCAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICESDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE

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