Financial Empowerment Center at South County

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COVID Response: The Financial Empowerment Center at South County is still offering services, but almost exclusively via phone/internet until further notice. Call 703.704.6101 or click here to register for coaching, tax help, workshops and more.

Britepaths is the lead nonprofit partner with the United Way of the National Capital Area and Fairfax County managing the Financial Empowerment Center at South County (FECSoCo).

Financial Empowerment Centers through the United Way are family-friendly places where hard-working, low-income people can access a range of financially empowering services to move themselves out of poverty and achieve long-term financial stability. Services are free and available to the public.

Free Services Include:

  • Financial Coaching
  • Workforce Development Coaching and workshops
  • Tax Preparation Consulting (year-round) and VITA Income Tax Assistance (Jan-Apr)
  • Small Business Consulting and workshops
  • Personal finance classes and workshops
  • Avenues to Career Training healthcare career preparation
Click Here to Schedule Coaching/Consulting or view the class and workshop calendar
The Financial Empowerment Center at South County is located in the Gerry Hyland Government Center

Address: 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 125, Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: 703.704.6101

Lorraine's Story

Lorraine thought it would take her 15 years to pay off  her credit card debt. But now that she's working with the dedicated staff and volunteers at the Financial Empowerment Center at South County, she has a plan to pay it off within two years! "Now I see the end in sight," she said. "With their encouragement, I made a commitment, I stuck to it, and I'm half way there." Read More

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