Financial Counseling

​Each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458


A trained coach from Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners and the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) can work with you on the financial goals that you determine: review 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.


Un asesor financiero entrenado de Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners y la Oficina de Capacitación Financiera (OFE) 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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UNHP Financial Fitness Open House
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
11am to 4pm
January 16, 2019, 11am to 4pm

UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House 2715 Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY 10458


Get ready to file your taxes and access our free financial and housing services at the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House!

  • Schedule your 2019 tax appointment with UNHP
  • Enroll in the NYC Affordable Housing Lottery
  • Eviction Prevention Information
  • Meet with an Ariva Ready to Rent Financial Counselor
  • File for the NYC Rent Freeze for seniors and people with disabilities
  • Get information about affordable banking products and credit union options
  • Learn about opportunities for homeowner assistance, programs for first-time homebuyers, 1:1 financial advisement and free financial education workshops.

Please RSVP (718)933-2539

UNHP Free Tax Preparation
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
January 17, 2019,

Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House 2715- Bainbridge Avenue Bronx, NY 10458


Federal and State Income Tax Filing in the Bronx

UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program

UNHP’s 2019 Tax Preparation Program will begin accepting appointments on January 17th, 2019 for those who have received the necessary paperwork for the filing ( 1099, W-2, SSA)

Call (718)933-2539 to make an appointment. No Walk-ins, please.

UNHP 2019 Tax Schedule

Wednesdays from 1 pm to 6 pm

Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm

· January: Wed. 30

· February: Sat. 2/ Wed. 6 / Wed. 13/ Sat. 16/Wed. 20/ Wed. 27

· March: Sat. 2/ Wed. 6 / Sat. 9 / Wed. 13/ Wed. 27 / Sat. 30

· April: Wed. 3/Sat. 6/ Wed. 10

Income limits and other restrictions apply - $30,000 filing single and $55,00 for people filing married or with dependants

UNHP files taxes at the UNHP Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House

2715 Bainbridge Avenue

Bronx, NY 10458 (off 196th Street and around the corner from OLR Church)

Getting Ahead Financial Education Workshop
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
February 5, 2019, 6:00pm

Concourse House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10468


The Getting Ahead program is a four-session financial empowerment class designed to help you identify and work towards your own financial goals. You will create a financial plan that is actionable, and access building-block financial products to improve money management skills and build a healthy personal spending plan (aka budget).

Next cycle begins @ UNHP on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 and continues for the following three Tuesdays through February 26, 2019.

When: 6:00pm-8:00pm

This course will be offered in English. The Spanish language class will be offered later in the year, call us to reserve your spot.

Where: 2751 Grand Concourse, entrance on E 196th St

D or B Train to Kingsbridge Rd. Bx1 or Bx2 Bus to E 196th St

RSVP by:
calling 718-933-2539 or visiting our website

The course is free and space is limited! Secure your spot now.

At the four-week Getting Ahead workshop, you treated with the individual attention you deserve to establish a roadmap to financial stability.

By the end of the workshop, graduates will:

  • · Receive completion certificate, free credit report and score
  • · Identify a long-term financial goal and create a plan with clear action steps to achieve this goal (i.e.Homeownership, entrepreneurship, retirement or higher education)
  • · Learn about the Gateway Banking Package, a selection of socially responsible financial products offered by partner community development credit unions and designed specifically to help clients GET AHEAD
  • · Participate in a one-on-one counseling session with an expert Neighborhood Trust Financial Advisor to address individual debt, credit, budgeting and savings issues

An advisor can help with any financial worries around garnishment, debt collectors, judgment, credit cards, student loans, and building credit.


Credit Card Debt reduced by $2,000

Majority of
Clients Improve Credit Score by 65 points

*This is on
average, 24-month results.


Getting Ahead Workshop (Spanish)
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018
November 6, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm

Larimar Community Center
2668 Decatur Avenue, B1
Bronx, NY 10458


¿Estas interesado en estabilidad financiera? ¡UNHP le puede ayudar! Ayuda gratuita y profesional está disponible.

Tome control de sus finanzas en el próximo Taller de Educación Financiera, patrocinado por University Neighborhood Housing Program. El curso, en Español, empieza el Martes, 6 de Noviembre de 6:00-8:00PM en el Larimar Community Center, 2668 Decatur Avenue, B1 Bronx, NY 10458. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más.

Participantes recibirán copias de su reporte de crédito y un análisis, junto con asistencia en establecer crédito y manejar sus deudas. Graduados reciben un certificado de compleción y un plan de gastos detallado. Acceso a un paquete bancario y ayuda 1-a-1 también está disponible.

¡Regístrese hoy! Registre su información en la caja a la derecha para inscribirse, llame al 718-933-2539 o visite

Espacio limitado. Taller también es ofrecido en Ingles. Workshops are also available in English. Call (718) 933-2539 for upcoming dates.


The CRA at a Crossroads: Understanding the Impact and Ensuring the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act
Monday, Oct 29, 2018
11am - 1pm
October 29, 2018, 11am - 1pm

Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus 12th Floor Lounge 113 W 60th St New York, NY 10023


Fordham University International Political Economy & Development Program (IPED) * Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) * Enterprise Community Partners *University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) Present:

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) at a Crossroads: Understanding the Impact and Ensuring the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act

Speaker: Martin J. Gruenberg - Member of the Board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

“CRA at a Crossroads” looks at the impact of the Community Reinvestment Act over the past 40 years and the future of CRA in the years ahead. The forum features a speech by Martin J. Gruenberg looking at the history of the Community Reinvestment Act. Mr. Gruenberg has been a member of the board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation since 2005 and served as Chairperson of the FDIC Board from 2012 to 2018.

The speech will be followed by a panel that will discuss the ongoing importance of CRA and the open request for comments on “Reforming the Community Reinvestment Act Regulatory Framework” that has been issued by the Comptroller of the Currency.

The forum is sponsored by Fordham University’s International Political Economy and Development (IPED) Program, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), Enterprise Community Partners and University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP).

Tickets are free and available on Eventbrite


Bronxtober Resource Fest
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
October 20, 2018, 11:00am-4:00pm

Concourse House
2751 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468


Bronxtober Resource Fest!

On-the-Spot Housing and Financial Services Assistance and Follow-Up Opportunities for Bronx Tenants, Homeowners and First-time Homebuyers.

Information and resources for Bronx renters, homeowners and homebuyers.

Opportunities to speak to legal representatives, bankers, counselors, advisers and program associates and schedule follow-up appointments for a variety of services will also be available on-site.

  • Eviction Prevention Services
  • Information and qualifications for rent subsidies
  • First-time Homebuyer Incentive Programs
  • Tax and water savings for Homeowners
  • Enrollment in the STAR Program for homeowners
  • Homeowner energy saving giveaways, info on weatherization program and no-cost energy survey from NWBCCC Weatherization Project for qualified owners
  • Legal Assistance for homeowners, immigrants and DACA recipients
  • NYC Rent Freeze & NYC Housing Connect enrollment
  • Low cost/no fee banking products
  • Workshops around Housing Connect at 11am and 2 pm and the new tax changes at 12:30 pm
  • *Free Tax and Housing Workshop! Free and open to all. Pre-registration is ideal for workshop and housing connect enrollment.(718)933-2539

Confirmed Groups

  • NYC Tenant Services Unit
  • Ariva
  • POTS
  • NWBCCC Weatherization Project
  • NYC Department of Finance
  • NYC Commission on Human Rights
  • NYC Dept of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)
  • M&T Bank
  • Ridgewood Savings Bank
  • AAFE & Renaissance with help for first-time homebuyers and small businesses
  • Larimar Center

Snacks, raffles, giveaways

Feria de Recursos!

Asistencia Disponible para Servicios Financieros y de Vivienda; Oportunidades para Citas de Seguimiento para Inquilinos del Bronx, Dueños de Vivienda y Primeros Compradores.

Información y Recursos para Inquilinos, Propietarios y Compradores.

Oportunidades de hablar con representantes legales, banqueros, y consejeros y hacer citas de seguimiento para una variedad de servicios que tambien estarán disponibles ese día.

  • Servicios de Prevención de Desalojo
  • Información sobre Subvenciones de Renta
  • Programas de Incentivos para Primeros Compradores de Casa
  • Ahorros de Agua e Impuestos para Propietarios
  • Inscripción en el programa STAR para Propietarios
  • Regalos de Ahorros de Energía para Propietarios, Información sobre Programas de Climatización, y encuestas de energía baja para dueños que califiquen de NWBCCC
  • Asistencia Legal para Propietarios, Inmigrantes y Recipientes de DACA
  • Aplicaciones para el Programa de Congelar la Renta y Aplicaciones para Housing Connect
  • Productos Bancarios de bajos costos
  • Talleres, Reportes de Crédito y Consejería Financiera 1:1

*Taller GRATIS sobre el Crédito a la 1:00pm, almuerzo incluido. Gratis y Abierto a todos. Registración previa es requerida para el Taller de Crédito. (718) 933-2539

Grupos Confirmados

  • NYC Tenant Services Unit
  • Ariva
  • NWBCCC Weatherization Project
  • NYC Department of Finance
  • M&T Bank
  • Ridgewood Savings Bank

Rifas y Regalos serán disponibles.