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106 S. St. Mary's, 7th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205




  • Melody Woosley
  • Jessica Dovalina
    Assistant Director
  • Patrick Steck
    Assistant Director
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Need help managing or reducing your household debt? Want advice on how to build or restore your personal credit? Have a budget but need some specific tips on how to better save for your retirement?

The San Antonio Financial Empowerment Centers offer free, one-on-one professional financial counseling to all residents.

Financial Empowerment Center counselors can help you:

  • Take control of your debt
  • Deal with debt collectors
  • Improve your credit
  • Build your savings
  • Create a budget
  • Find safe and affordable financial products
  • Other services based on your needs

Financial Empowerment Centers are located at The Neighborhood Place, Willie Velasquez Center and at the Claude Black Community Center on San Antonio’s West and East Sides. 

To schedule an appointment, please call The Neighborhood Place, Willie Velasquez Center or the Claude Black Community Center. Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available. Services are free and available to all residents regardless of income. 

The Financial Empowerment Centers are a partnership between the City of San Antonio, the Family Service Association and supported Bloomberg Philanthropies and Living Cities’ Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund. Learn more about the CFE Fund.

Find out how the Financial Empowerment Center for San Antonio can help you...

The Neighborhood Place • 3014 Rivas Street • 210.431.4425
Claude Black Community Center • 2805 E. Commerce Street • 210.352.7087
Willie Velasquez Center • 1302 N. Zarzamora St. • 210.206.5372

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