Financial Prosperity Center

The Financial Prosperity Center offers economic mobility programs that  help participants build long-term, fiscal independence, creating a cycle of financial success throughout the community.
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United Way of Greater Stark County’s Financial Prosperity Center provides wraparound services to individuals and families through resource connecting, financial coaching and counseling, financial and soft skills workshops, and multiple financial programs like VITA, Auto Repair and Prosperity@Work.

The Center was established in early 2017 and is a partnership between United Way, OhioMeansJobs Stark County and Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board.

Call us today so we can help provide you with the resources and skills you need to achieve long-term financial stability.

330-491-9983

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Auto Repair

Auto Repair helps local families get back on the road by providing financial assistance for costly vehicle repairs that the family cannot afford.
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Financial & Soft Skill Workshops

Financial and Soft Skills are taught through workshops available to the community. Instructors focus on increasing financial literacy through money management, debt and credit report education, as well as improving personal skills like critical thinking, communication and leadership.

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Financial Coaching & Counseling

Financial Coaching & Counseling is a client-driven program that works with low-to-moderate individuals. The focus is increased economic mobility and independence. A financial coach works with the client to facilitate self-awareness about their goals and underlying values, and to align the clients’ behavior with their desired outcome.
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Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Services (VITA) helps moderate-to-low income households meet basic needs and build financial assets as they continue to achieve long-term financial independence. Trained volunteers help individuals file taxes for free, looking for all possible credits.
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Resource Connecting

Resource Connecting refers individuals to services in the community that will help reduce barriers in their life so they can find success at work and strengthen their family.

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Prosperity@Work

Prosperity@Work is a solution driven collaborative, dedicated to improving workplace retention, productivity, advancement, financial stability, and the well-being of employees. Employees are taught financial skills, soft skills, and more at the workplace, during work hours, in-person or virtually, helping employees address non-work related, personal, and family challenges that interfere with employees’ ability to be productive and focus on work and their career.
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September 2019

Budgeting 101

September 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
OhioMeansJobs Stark County, 822 30th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709 United States
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Financial Empowerment Workshop Series: It is not enough to just have money, you need to know how to manage it. This engaging workshop breaks down the laws of budgeting to help you identify, quantify and prioritize your money goals to truly master your cash flow.   Workshop located at United Way of Greater Stark County's Financial Prosperity Center in OhioMeansJobs Stark County and includes refreshments and a gift card drawing.    

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November 2019

The Art of Calm

November 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Stark Library, 715 Market Avenue North
Canton, OH 44702 United States
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Workshop Series:   JOIN US FOR THE ART OF CALM, AN ANGER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Everybody experiences anger at some point of time or the other. A certain degree of anger is normal and healthy. However, if it gets out of control you can harm not only yourself but also those you come into contact with. Learn insight and tips to manage anger, and keep your temper from hijacking your life!   Workshop available on the following date, location & time:…

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February 2020

Budgeting 101

February 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Stark Library, Main, 715 Market Avenue North
Canton, OH 44702 United States
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Financial Empowerment Workshop Series: It is not enough to just have money, you need to know how to manage it. This engaging workshop breaks down the laws of budgeting to help you identify, quantify and prioritize your money goals to truly master your cash flow.   Workshop located at Stark Library, Main 715 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop includes refreshments and a gift card drawing   Register for this workshop by emailing tyron.hoisten@uwstark.org…

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Budgeting 101

February 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
OhioMeansJobs Stark County, 822 30th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709 United States
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Financial Empowerment Workshop Series: It is not enough to just have money, you need to know how to manage it. This engaging workshop breaks down the laws of budgeting to help you identify, quantify and prioritize your money goals to truly master your cash flow.   Workshop located at Financial Prosperity Center OhioMeansJobs, Stark County 822 30th St NW Canton, OH 44709 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop includes refreshments and a gift card drawing   Register for this workshop…

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