Scotiabank Family Finance Clinic

The Scotiabank Family Finance Clinic is a free 3-month program for families to access 1-on-1 support with a Financial Empowerment Counsellor to create and achieve realistic financial goals and build strong money management skills.

Participating families can expect to:

  • Create a Family Financial Plan with short- and long-term money goals
  • Get a financial benefit screening
  • Increase financial literacy and confidence
  • Receive individualized financial counselling support to improve money management skills and behaviours

Financial goals this program can help to achieve include:

  • Finding out how to increase your income and decrease expenses
  • Creating and keeping track of a realistic budget
  • Accessing and understanding your free credit score
  • Managing debt repayment
  • Arranging a regular savings plan
  • Accessing savings for your children’s education

Who do we help? ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Families (parents, caregivers) with at least 1 child in their care under age 18 and;
  • Living on a low-income in the City of Toronto and;
  • Interested in improving money management skills and reaching financial goals

This service is not appropriate for families who are experiencing an immediate financial crisis. If you are experiencing an immediate financial crisis, please contact our Financial Empowerment Counselling program at (416) 645-6000 ext. 1330 or email fe@woodgreen.org

NEXT STEPS

The Scotiabank Family Finance Clinic offers open registration at different times over the year.

If you are interested in registering, please contact us to schedule an intake for the upcoming cohort. Call Amanda Hadida (Financial Empowerment Specialist) at (416) 645-6000 ext. 1922 or send an email to ahadida@woodgreen.org

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