United Way Financial Opportunity Center - April Workshops

United Way Bay Area Financial Opportunity Center wants you to know about these April programs:

South Texas College of Law Legal Clinic - Thursday, April 11th, 9 a.m.  This workshop is first come first served and aims to provide free assistance in applying for social security benefits.  It will be held at the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058).  See the flyer or contact Alec Lawton, J.D., South Texas College of Law Legal Clinics, at (713)646-2933 or alawton@stcl.edu. 

Habitat for Humanity WorkshopWednesday, April 17th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  This workshop provides information on the Habitat for Humanity Home Ownership Program.  It will be held at the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058) in Conference Room A.  See the flyer and contact Courtney Beck, Habitat for Humanity, at (281)337-3590 or cbeck@bahfh.org to register.                                        

You Got a Job – Now What?  - Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  This workshop provides tools on how to get ahead at your new job and be a successful employee.  It will be held at the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058) in Conference Room A.  See the flyer and contact Vivian Echevarria, FOC Employment Coach, at (281)282-6064 or vechevarria@innovativealternatives.org to register. 

Financial Opportunity Center Community Job Fair – Monday, April 29th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Find your new career at the FOC Job Fair!  This will be held at the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058) in Conference Room A.  See the flyer and contact Vivian Echevarria, FOC Employment Coach, at (281)282-6064 or vechevarria@innovativealternatives.org to register. 

College Financial Aid Workshop/FAFSA Form – Tuesday, April 30th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  This workshop will cover tips from the College Money Guys on filling out the FAFSA form.  It will be held at the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058) in Conference Room A.  See the flyer and contact Charles Canales, FOC Financial Coach, at (281)282-6079 or ccanales@familyservices.org to register. 

All FOC workshops and events are open to the public and provided at no cost, but participants must register to attend.  See fliers attached to each event description for more information.  In addition to registration, anyone interested in receiving FOC services must first attend an orientation.  FOC Orientations are held at the FOC office in the United Way Bay Area Service Center (1300 Bay Area Blvd., Building A, Houston, TX 77058).  Call (281)282-6061 to register for orientation.  The April/May orientation schedule is below: 

Tuesday, April 16th, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1st, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 14th, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.