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
At this time in my life it seems that a rain storm started and kept going. One day I decided to reach out for help which is a hard thing to do, and where do you start? I was referred to Catholic Charities and then I met Diane Barston. Another blessing!! As soon as I spoke with her, I felt safe and I was in good hands. This loan helped me to be able to get on my feet to meet more than one goal. Financial stability, safety for my family and overall better quality of life.
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Are you struggling to gain financial stability? Do you need assistance in managing your expenses and budgeting? Look no further than the Loan and Financial Education Program at Catholic Charities! Our dedicated team is here to help you every step of the way.
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County expresses profound gratitude to First County Bank for their invaluable support of two crucial initiatives: Senior Nutrition and Family Loan – Stamford/Norwalk. The recent grant provided by First County Bank will significantly contribute to the continuous provision of essential services to our community members in need.