Loan and Financial Education Program
Lower Fairfield County
Are you struggling to pay your bills each month? Feeling overwhelmed by your finances and have no idea where to start? Catholic Charities Loan and Financial Education program has been serving the community for over 20 years. We are dedicated to providing free financial education and budgeting services to those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged. Our caring and experienced counselors will work with you one-on-one to develop a personalized budget, offer tips on how to save money, and provide resources for achieving your financial goals. Investing in your financial well-being has never been more important. Don’t let fear or financial stress hold you back any longer.
Loans are available to qualified applicants for cars, Immigration fees, childcare costs, home repairs, job training, school tuition, and other unplanned expenses. Loans are issued to a third party and cannot be used for past due bills or outstanding debt. (Low interest loans take an average of two to three months for approval.)
• One-on-one budgeting advice
• Helpful financial education and resource materials
• Support during the application process and throughout the life of the loan
• Ability to borrow up to $10,000 at a low 5.5% interest rate regardless of a bad credit score of no credit history. The interest rate on the loan never changes.
• Flexible loan repayment schedule
• Referral to other resources within Catholic Charities and in the community
• Peace of mind provided by Catholic Charities, one of the largest and oldest social service providers in Connecticut
Who to Contact
Diane Barston, Manager
120 East Avenue 2nd Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851
(Located across the street from Norwalk City Hall)
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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United Way of Western Connecticut Awards $10,000 to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County – Family Loan and Financial Stability Program of Danbury
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Family Loan Program Nominated for Fairfield County Bank’s April Charity of the Month – Vote now!
Family Loan Program is one of the charities nominated for April’s ‘Charity of the Month’. At the end of April, the non-profit with the most votes will receive an additional $1,000 of support from Fairfield County Bank.
Another successful loan closing for the Family Loan Program!
Tomas and his wife are a hard-working couple who needed financial assistance to purchase a used car. Unable to qualify for a loan through traditional lenders, they turned to the Family Loan Program at Catholic Charities for assistance.