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Where human needs and government intersect. The Division of Community Services promotes ongoing economic security and independence for the people of Shelby County. We do this by promoting, coordinating and delivering services that address the underlying conditions for well-being and justice. We strive to be a highly organized team and partner, dedicated to promoting a strong community where all people are able to reach their full potential.

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Nov 21

Greater Memphis Financial Empowerment Center

Posted on November 21, 2019 at 3:51 PM by Janet Lo

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Community Spotlight


Need help managing or reducing your household debt? Want advice on how to build or restore your personal credit?  Greater Memphis Financial Empowerment Center (GMFEC), a program of the Shelby County Trustee’s Office, provides all Shelby County residents with one-on-one financial counseling, for as long as they need it, free. Certified financial counselors are available by appointment at the GMFEC hub office or at one of their co-location sites throughout Shelby County. Financial counselors help clients create budgets, open safe and affordable bank accounts, explain credit reports, guide them on how to decrease debt, increase savings and much more. It’s a one-stop shop for additional resources to help clients succeed. Services are always free and available to all Shelby County residents, regardless of income.  Schedule your free session today by calling 901-390-4200.