Equally as critical as our housing and emergency services is our proactive support center that works to ensure the future success of our community members. The center works to empower individuals and families with its needed resources to achieve healthy relationships, finances, homes, and neighborhoods through financial goals and secure homeownership. Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center® provides participants with a wealth of services, including:

  • Financial Education & Coaching
  • Employment Coaching/Career Services
  • Access to Income Support Services
  • Homeownership/Homebuyer Education
  • Debt Reduction Coaching
  • Credit Building

With HUD-Certified Housing Counselors on-site, coupled with a wealth of resources at our disposal, we have become McLean and Livingston Counties’ one-stop shop for easy access to integrated financial services and support.

What Can I Expect From Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center®?

Besides high-quality education and coaching services, the staff at Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center® will provide you with timely follow-up regarding your questions, developing your action plans, and helping you meet your goals.

Confidentiality, honesty, respect, and professionalism in all our services.

For more information about how Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center® can help you to a brighter future, call 309-829-0691 to schedule attendance at one of our workshops!

Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center® is supported by State Farm, LISC Chicago, and NeighborWorks America.

Click on the button below to donate directly to our Next Step™ Financial Opportunity Center®!


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