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Financial Planning & Coaching

If you live in zip codes 77005, 77025, 77030, 77045, 77081 or 77401, then call our Society of St. Vincent de Paul Church Conference Helpline at 713-664-5350 or email

If you live elsewhere in the greater Houston area please contact 713-741-8234, vist this website, or call 211 or visit .

You might also find support by reaching out to the resources listed below.

The path to sustainability will be easier with more financial knowledge. There are a variety of organizations, which provide education and coaching on finances and budgets.

iPhone Budget Apps: There are various iPhone budgeting programs which can be found by googling. 

The Women’s Resource of Greater Houston: 730 N. Post Oak Rd., Suite 204, Houston, TX 77024, 713-667-4493, Your Life Finance Classes; 5 locations, English and Spanish and Your Life Financial Coaching.

Alliance for Multicultural Community Services: Financial Opportunity Center (w/United Way), 1 on 1 financial coaching and asset building, SBA Micro Loans, Twin Savings accounts (up to $300), 6440 Hillcroft Ave. Houston, TX 77081, 713-776-4700,

First Service Credit Union: Money Management financial management tool. 16430 Park Ten Place, Houston, TX 77084, 713-676-7777,

Credit Coalition: 3300 Lyons Ave #203A, Houston, TX 77020, 713-224-8100, 

Classes: Pre-Purchase and Financial Education: “Fundamentals of Good Credit”

Post-Purchase Education: “Life As A Homeowner”, Foreclosure Intervention Counseling and Community Outreach, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Community Financial Education, Pre-Purchase Counseling, One-on-One Credit Counseling, Financial Coaching


Chinese Community Center - Financial Opportunity Center: Financial coaching, job improvement, and growing assets. 9800 Town Park Dr., Houston, TX 77036, 713-271-6100,

Baker Ripley: Multiple locations with multiple services, 713-667-9400


5th Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation: Financial counseling and home ownership, 4300 Lyons Ave #300, Houston, TX 77020, 713-674-0175,


Houston Area Urban League: Financial Education Workshop, 713-393-8700, 1301 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

Easter Seals Greater Houston: Financial coaching and multiple financial courses. 713-838-9050. Houston/Coastal Counties 346-330-3852 or in Northern Harris/Montgomery County areas 936-701-5034, 4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081.


Alliance Financial Ministries:  Money University (4 parts) Harvest Point Church - Pearland, TX, Smart Money Moves for Young Adults, MOOLAHLIVE - Financial Simulation for YOUTH!, and Financial Camp for Teens, 2600 South Loop W, Suite# 271, Houston, TX 77081, 281-386-7951


Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation (NRCDC): 5445 Almeda Road, Suite #505, Houston, TX 77004, 713-520-5232, Serving South Central Houston and the Third Ward. Information on financial counseling & asset building.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC): Four Financial Opportunity Centers.

  1. The Alliance (Gulfton)

  2. Chinese Community Center (Alief)

  3. Volunteers of America (Independence Heights)

  4. Wesley Community Center (Near Northside)

602 Sawyer Street, Suite 205, Houston, TX 77007, 713-334-5700

Financial Peace University: 9 lessons course. Put zip code in website to find courses.


Money Management International: Financial consultation via phone and training.


United Way: To help more families benefit from financial coaching, United Way THRIVE offers in-depth financial coaching training through the Financial Coaching Network (FCN).  A collaborative which leverages more than 20 nonprofit partners to provide families with the best and most comprehensive resources, wraparound support and the services they need to reach real and lasting financial independence. 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, Texas 77007, 713-685-2300

Priority Trust Credit Union: The United Way THRIVE banking partner. They help people establish banking habits, reasonable loans and offer incentives for building savings.  They have six locations. Main Office, 608 East Tidwell, Houston, TX 77022 713-699-0795, 888-271-6035

They have shared banking at 85 locations across the Archdiocese.

Wesley Community Center: Financial Opportunity Center - The focus involves changing people's financial behavior in a way that encourages them to make a long-term commitment to increasing income, decreasing expenses and debt, and acquiring assets. 713-223-8131, 1410 Lee Street, Houston, TX 77009,

Program information on this resource page is subject to change. We recommend calling to confirm the information listed above.

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