ENGAGE. EDUCATE. EMPOWER.
Habitat for Humanity Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) services are designed to engage, educate and empower individuals and families to build a better future through self-sufficiency.
We are accepting clients who want to build a brighter financial future. There are no income requirements, timelines, or obligations. The FOC helps you achieve success however you define it. Our financial and employment coaching provides individualized support focused on helping you achieve your short and long-term goals!
How the FOC Impacts our Local Community (Outcomes as of 12/31/2022)
- 650+ total number of individuals impacted: 200 face-to-face coaching visits – 500 hours of coaching
- 78% of clients saw an increase in their credit score – 32 points average increase of credit scores
- 65 individuals received income supports, financial, and employment coaching – $706.31 average increase in monthly net income
- 75% job placement rate – 26 individuals placed into employment
GET CONNECTED WITH FOC!
UNIFI is a program that increases connectivity to technology and internet through more accessible, affordable, reliable, and adoptable services. These services include:
Lending Library – provides temporary access to devices (laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, hotspots) to assist individuals and families with employment applications/searches, continuing education, financial and digital literacy/skill building, and searching online resources.
ACP Enrollment – assists individuals and families in applying for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a monthly $30 subsidy for home internet and a one-time discount of up to $100 on a newly purchased laptop or tablet from participating providers.
Digital Literacy Training – free access to individualized coaching to accommodate every learner who wants to become more technologically ready and comfortable with computers, tablets, the internet, and Microsoft Office programs.
The Online Resource Center provides free access to community resources and information on a variety of financial, educational, and general, good-to-know topics. Visit the Online Resource Center here!
Contact us for more information!
Phil Brock, FOC Coach
419-429-1400, ext. 4
Caity Bidlack, Digital Coordinator
419-429-1400, ext. 4
Financial & Employment
Credit Building Products
Self-Referral Online Form
To learn more or schedule your free confidential appointment, fill out the form below and one of our coaches will connect with you!