Program Specifics

The HOPE program consists of four components

Financial Capability Workshop

This twelve-hour class will increase your financial knowledge and confidence. Topics covered include creating a spending plan, obtaining and using credit effectively, building and repairing credit, and creating a savings plan.

Home Buyer Workshop

This six-hour class introduces the home buying process, basic financial management, and information about finance options. If you are interested in MSHDA down payment assistance or a MSHDA loan product, this class completes your home buyer education requirement.

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

Provides individuals who are experiencing a finiancial hardship with tools, skills and resources to assist in understanding the stages of foreclosure, stabilizing your housing, and avoiding foreclosure, or transitioning to more affordable housing options.

Individual Financial Coaching

Work with our personal financial coach to create financial goals, establish healthy financial skills, and create a budget that aligns your income and expenses with your financial goals.

To sign up for a workshop or request a counseling or coaching appointment, please fill out the form below.

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*Home Buyer Workshop fee is $25 payable by check or money order, due at the beginning of the first session. You must attend both sessions to receive the certificate of completion. **Financial Capability Workshop is free. You must attend all four sessions to receive the certificate of completion. Foreclosure Prevention Counseling and Individual Financial Coaching are scheduled individually as needed.

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