Ongoing

Foreclosure Prevention

​1st and 3rd Thursday of each month


9am-4pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

Are you at risk of foreclosure? Have you missed payments or do you think you might miss a payment soon? Speak with a HUD certified counselor who can help you stay in your home. Make your appointment today; the sooner, the better. Enter your information in the box on the right to request an appointment. You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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First-time Homebuyer Counseling

​1st and 3rd Friday of each month


11am-6pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center

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Interested in buying a house, co-op or condo? Want to get mortgage ready? Get all the information towards your path to homeownership at a FREE Individual Homeownership Counseling session. Appointments for free, one-on-one professional assistance to ensure you are a prepared homebuyer are available on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month. HUD certified Counselors can answer your questions around: 

  • Mortgage Approval Eligibility
  • Credit & Savings Requirements 
  • Closing Grants & Downpayment Assistance (over $15,000 for first time homebuyers) 

Counselors can help you submit a Prequalification and apply for grants. To request an appointment, please enter your information on the right. For more information, please call 718-933-2539. Services also available in Spanish / Servicios también ofrecidos en Español. 

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Financial Coaching

​Each Tuesday and Wednesday


Tuesdays 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesdays 11:00am-7:00pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

A trained coach from The Financial Clinic can work with you on the financial goals that you determine: get a free copy of your credit report and work to resolve errors and issues, work towards a savings goal, address credit issues and judgements or any other financial issue that is your priority  

Please enter your information in the box on the right to request your appointment for free one-on-one financial coaching! You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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Un asesor financiero entrenado de la “Clinica Financiera” Financial Clinic puede trabajar con usted para lograr sus metas financieras. Reciba una copia gratis de su reporte de crédito, y trabajen juntos para resolver errores en su crédito, ahorrar y solucionar problemas de colecciones.

¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para pedir su cita con un asesor financiero! También nos puede llamar al 718.933.2539.

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Free Income Tax Preparation

On Select Wednesdays & Saturdays *​By Appointment Only* beginning January 27th, 2016


Wednesdays 1:00-6:00pm, Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm *By Appointment Only*
Northwest Bronx Resource Center

About

UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program by Appointment Only

Our 2016 Tax Preparation Program dates will be:

Wednesdays, 1:00pm-6:00pm: January 27th, February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, March 9th, 30th, April 6th, 13th

Saturdays, 10:00am-4:00pm: February 6th, 20th, 27th, March 5th, April 2nd and 9th

By appointment only for qualifying New York residents.

Todos nuestros servicios son ofrecidos en Español. ¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha y déjenos saber que estas interesado en el Programa de Impuestos!

At your tax appointment, you will need to bring the following documents (if applicable for 2015):

  • A photo ID for you and your spouse (if filing a joint return, spouse must be present)
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for you and everyone on your tax return (this includes your spouse and dependents)
  • W-2s for all jobs or if self-employed, you must know total amount of earning and expenses

  • Award letter from the Social Security Administration
  • Childcare expenses: amount paid and child care agency’s EIN number or babysitter’s name and SSN 
  • Additional forms of any other income or tax-related documentation you have received (1099G for Unemployment, 1098T for tuition payments etc.)
  • For refund to be direct deposited, please have a sample check or routing and account number
  • If your Health Insurance coverage was through the Marketplace: Form 1095-A and/or 1095-C

We do not file complicated & advanced schedules/returns.

Favor de traer estos documentos a su cite (si es aplicable para el año 2015): 

  • Una identificación con fotografía para usted y su cónyuge (si llenaran una declaración conjunta, su cónyuge debe estar presente)
  • Tarjetas de Seguro Social o números de identificación individual del contribuyente (ITIN) para usted y todos los que estan en su declaración de impuestos (esto incluye a su cónyuge y dependientes)
  • W-2 de todos los trabajos que  mantuvo, si es trabajador independiente debe saber la cantidad total de ingresos y gastos
  • Carta de beneficio de la Administración del Seguro Social
  • Gastos de cuidado infantil: cantidad pagada y el número de EIN de la agencia de cuidado de niños o el nombre de la niñera y el número del Seguro Social
  • Formularios adicionales de cualquier otro ingreso o documentación relacionada con los impuestos que usted haya recibido (1099G por desempleo, 1098T por gastos educativos, etc.)
  • Para que el reembolso sea depositado directamente por favor tenga el número de ruta y el número de cuenta bancaria

Nosotros no llenamos formularios complicados y avanzados.

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Access to Health Care & Benefits

​1st and 3rd Monday of each month 9am-5pm


9am-5pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue, corner of East 196th Street

About

​The Northwest Bronx Resource Center is now assisting Bronxites with health care enrollment and benefits screening on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. SeedCo is available to help you navigate any concerns around healthcare applications, benefits (SNAP, WIC, etc.), finding free & low-cost healthcare, finding a doctor and programs you qualify for and more. Contact us at:  

  • ResourceCenter@unhp.org
  • (718) 933-2539    

so we can schedule the right appointment for you! Open enrollment period for 2016 health insurance coverage & options runs from November 1st, 2015 - January 31st, 2016, so make sure you have the right insurance for you and your family. 

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Getting Ahead Workshop (Spanish)

​Each Tuesday for 5 weeks beginning  February 23rd, 2016.


6:00-8:00pm
Serviam
321 East 198th Street
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​Are you interested in financial stability? Free, professional help is available! Take control at the next Getting Ahead Financial Education Workshops, sponsored by University Neighborhood Housing Program. Cycle begins Tuesday, February 23rd (in Spanish) from 6:00-8:00PM at Serviam, 321 East 198th Street. Course meets for 5 workshops (1 day a week), covering financial worries around garnishment, debt collectors, credit cards, student loans, banking products, retirement, savings and more.

Participants will receive a copy of their Credit Report along with an analysis, as well as guidance on credit building and debt management. Graduates receive a completion certificate, and a detailed savings and spending plan. Access to free banking package at a local credit union and one-on-one advising is also included.

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Upcoming

Past

Getting Ahead: Staying on Track
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015
6:00-8:00pm
November 12, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse
Corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10468

About

Have you participated in the Getting Ahead financial education course? Do you want to follow-up with a financial advisor and address any credit or financial goal concerns?

Come to this 1 day 'Staying on Track' session on Thursday, November 12th at 6pm at Concourse House to check in with an advisor on how your finances have changed or improved since taking the course! Ask questions, make plans for the future, and discuss any financial concerns you may have.

Please call 718-933-2539 for more information and to rsvp.

Asesoría también disponible en Español. 

West Farms Financial Security Seminar
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015
2:00-5:30pm
November 3, 2015, 2:00-5:30pm

2 West Farms Square Plaza
Building 2 Community Room
Bronx, NY 10460

About

​This Election Day, vote for your financial security! Are you looking for affordable banking products, want to build your credit or want to protect yourself from identity theft?

Join West Farms Social Services, Banco Popular, idNYC, Ariva and UNHP for a free financial education event around these issues. Connect yourself with affordable banking products, financial coaching, apply for your idNYC and more! On-site credit report printing and brief financial coaching sessions will be available. Open to the public, especially seniors and unbanked working individuals in West Farms and surrounding neighborhoods. 

Call 718-933-2539 or email resourcecenter@unhp.org to RSVP or for more information.