Financial Empowerment Center Opens in Detroit

Posted September 22nd, 2019


Detroit residents seeking to improve their financial strength and stability now have more help, city, county, non-profit and business leaders announced today. The City of Detroit and the Wayne County Treasurer, in partnership with Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, will provide free, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to residents at six Financial Empowerment Centers (FEC) that will be opening across Detroit. The first two, located inside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office and Wayne Metro officially opened today.

The FEC is supported by contributions totaling $770,000 from the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund), JP Morgan Chase, The Skillman Foundation, Wayne County Treasurer and the City.

At the centers, professionally trained counselors will help individuals and families with low and moderate incomes manage their finances, pay down debt, increase savings, establish and build credit, and access safe and affordable mainstream banking products.

Schedule Your Appointment:

Schedule your free, one-on-one, financial counseling session by calling 313-322-6222.
The FEC call center is open Monday through Friday, 9 am until 4:30 pm.

Appointments are available at two locations:

  • Wayne County Treasurer’s Office, 400 Monroe Street, 5th Floor
  • Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, 7310 Woodward Avenue