Office of Financial Empowerment Services at Central

Starting June 5, 2024, a representative from the Office of Financial Empowerment will be on the first floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library building, Wednesdays, from 1 – 4 PM offering Financial Empower Center and KIVA services on a first come first serve bases to community members.

What services can I get?
Financial Empower Center Services- The Rochester FEC provides free, professional one-on-one financial counseling as a public service without restrictions.
KIVA -Kiva provides crowdfunded business loans of $1,000-$15,000 at 0% interest and with no fees.

What would I need to know when coming to see them?
Financial Empowerment Center Services – If possible, bring documents that show income and expenditures.
KIVA – If you have one, bring your pitch deck/presentation.

Appointments for specific times can be made by calling the respective agency.
Financial Empowerment Center – 585-428-6803
KIVA – 585-376-0397

Learn more about each of these services by visiting their perspective websites
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