Ways to Work is a unique Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based
in Milwaukee, WI. They are our programs National office and provide training, support,
and resources to help make our local program a success.
Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CASH) Buffalo seeks to increase the financial stability
of low-income families by increasing access to tax credits, refunds, and needed
income supports; improving financial literacy, and providing opportunities for homeownership,
education, or other asset building. They assist our clients by providing one on
one coaching to contribute to our clients successful completion of the program.
The Care Management Coalition of Western New York, Inc. collectively fosters the
well-being of families and children through strategic advocacy efforts and by improving
the quality of service, outcomes and capacity for its members. They have provided
our staff with training and have an active representative in our Loan Committee.
F.R.E.S.H. Counseling Solutions is a nonprofit internet-based Life Coaching agency
founded with the purpose of empowering, educating, edifying, and encouraging individuals
that have encountered repeated challenges in life. They are a valuable resource
for our clients who view our program as an opportunity to address finances as well
as other important segments of life.
GPA Insurance Agency, Amherst Insurance, Buffalo Insurance, Car Insurance, auto,
home, life insurance company. They are a trusted partner in helping our clients
navigate through their auto insurance needs, working with our clients to attain
the best policy.
Western New York Independent Living, Inc. family of agencies is a catalyst for systems
and individual change, enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities,
while respecting diversity, and promoting choices and alternatives for independent
living in our societies. We collaborate work toward assisting members of the community
through financial literacy education and providing mutual referrals.
Offers interactive workshops to groups, businesses and organizations in Buffalo
and Erie County, NY. The workshops take a practical approach to common child rearing
issues and provide effective strategies for caregivers of children based on Learned
Leadership. We often utilize their services to in educating our clients about proper
Are a private, non-profit family service agency, serving Niagara Community since
1895, providing strength, support, and assistance to individuals and families in
Mutual of Omaha offers products and services that provide financial protection to
help families, individuals, businesses and groups achieve their goals. We have a
representative who has recently joined our Loan Committee and we hope to develop
our partnership; once our clients are ready to address more advanced personal finance
matters they will have a valuable resource to seek assistance.
Offer face-to-face credit counseling while providing knowledge and programs to help
individuals and households in Western New York. They are a very important partner
to our program and we frequently refer clients to seek our assistance to improve
their household finances.
Is a community resource for families of individuals with special needs and for professionals
who work with these families. We actively refer our clients to attend their educational
programs and workshops as well as to seek services.
Here, the focus is the holistic treatment of poverty: loving care of the economically
deprived, the spiritually poor, the emotionally battered, the isolated, the wounded
and the broken. We hope to collaborate and share resources for the benefit our community.
Established in 1934, today SEFCU is among the 50 largest credit unions in the U.S.
with $2 billion in assets, 200,000 members, and more than 40 branches in the Capital
Region, Binghamton, Syracuse, and Buffalo. We have an active representative in our
Loan Committee and we hope to further our partnership by facilitating presentations
and workshops to benefit our clients and the community as a whole.
United Way brings people, organizations and resources together to improve community
well being. They are one of our major contributors funding our program since its
inception as well as providing valuable resources and trainings to improve our chances
of success. They also have a representative providing many years of commitment to
service on our Loan Committee.