Financial Literacy & Coaching

Financial Resources

Guaranteed Income Project

Growing Resilience in Tacoma (GRIT) 2.0 will provide guaranteed cash gifts to low-income, single-head-of-household families from April 2024 to June 2025. Earn $500 a month for 12 months, with no strings attached.

Free Tax Filing Assistance

You may be eligible for a $1200 Working Families Tax Credit! Call 2-1-1 for an appointment and site locations today!

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program provides free support with tax filing to help you get the most out of your tax refund.

American Financial Solutions
Credit counseling, debt consolidation, student loan counseling, homeownership counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, bankruptcy counseling.
Consolidated Credit
A nonprofit offering consumer credit counseling services for people who are struggling to get out of credit card debt.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
A U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.
Debt Management Credit Counseling
Credit counseling, debt consolidation, student loan assistance, budget counseling, bankruptcy support, homeowner counseling, and foreclosure prevention.
Foundational Community Supports
From website: Help with jobs, housing, and living independently. FCS provides supportive services to assist people in living more independently.
Homeownership Center Northwest
Homeownership Center Northwest is a community based nonprofit that renovates and restores previously forgotten properties to bring them into the affordable housing market, while also providing homebuyer education, financial counseling, and maintenance.
Mi Centro
From site: We are a community-based non-profit that works with Latino and Indigenous Native families. Explore our website and learn more about our educational programs, crisis intervention, family outreach services, Arts & Culture programming, or join our advocacy efforts that address the concerns and opportunities for our families and community.
NID Housing Counseling Agency
Offers an online homebuyer education course, homebuyer counseling, mortgage default/foreclosure prevention education and counseling, reverse mortgage, rental housing, financial management education and counseling, post-purchase education and counseling.
Northwest Access Fund
Free one-on-one financial coaching and benefits planning for people with disabilities in Washington and Oregon.
Sound Outreach
Financial coaching (wealth building, money management).
Tacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity
Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity helps to transform neighborhoods, fighting blight and advocating for fair and just housing policies while increasing access to affordable homeownership and providing access to resources so homeowners can improve their lives and their communities.
Tacoma Urban League
Services in the areas of middle school transitions, pregnancy and childhood, pathways for young adults, career/financial coaching, and business support services.
USDA Rural Development – Washington Office
USDA Rural Development invests in rural America with loan, grant, and loan guarantee programs to help drive economic security and prosperity.
Washington Homeownership Resource Center
Connections to homebuyer courses, home counseling, down payment assistance programs (or other cost assistance), foreclosure prevention housing counseling and legal aid.
Washington State Housing Finance Commission
WSHFC provides homebuyer education, home loans, and downpayment assistance, and can help you know what you qualify for and what steps you need to take.
You Are More Than
From the website: A national survivor-led nonprofit organization, transforming the growth of BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ survivors of domestic trafficking and those impacted by the commercial sex industry.