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Financial Counseling Services Offered Free of Charge in Elizabethtown

In-person financial counseling services are being offered in Elizabethtown.

Services from Tabor Community Services’ Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County include financial assessments, assistance to develop a workable household budget, a personalized action plan to help people achieve their goals, help with reviewing and understanding one’s credit report and how to improve credit scores, effective strategies for paying down debt, counseling to buy a home, and ongoing financial coaching to help people stay on track and make needed adjustments as life changes.

Tabor, working with Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services, is now able to provide an office in partnership with Alliance Church, 425 Cloverleaf Road, Elizabethtown. A certified financial counselor will be seeing clients by appointment every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month. Tabor will also start offering its curriculum of free financial education workshops. Anyone who wants to register for workshops may call 717-361-1307 or email for more information or to RSVP.

Scheduling for financial counseling at the Elizabethtown office is being done at Tabor’s main office in Lancaster. Anyone who wants an appointment in Elizabethtown may contact Barbara at 717-358-9364 or and be sure to request an appointment in Elizabethtown. More information about the services of the Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center are available on Tabor’s website at under the Barshinger Financial Empowerment tab.

ECHOS is excited to partner with the Ann Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center to offer financial workshops and individualized financial counseling to the greater Elizabethtown and Mount Joy areas.  There are no income requirements or restrictions to attend these free educational opportunities.

Tabor’s comprehensive array of programs and services include: rapid re-housing for those experiencing homelessness, rental counseling to prevent homelessness, transitioning sheltered persons to permanent housing, supportive housing, budget counseling, financial literacy education and consumer credit counseling.

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