Mission: The organization's mission is to create hope and promote economic self-sufficiency to individuals, families and communities through financial literacy education and counseling. Consumer credit counseling service of md & de, inc. Envisions a community of informed and financially literate citizens who are empowered to achieve their goals and impart the knowledge and skills needed for financial stability to future generations.
Programs: In 2014, cccs received approximately 102,000 calls asking about our services and other financial questions. Cccs educated their clients and the general public on the proper use of credit, basic money management, budgeting, credit scores, the importance of saving and investing and other financial literacy topics. Cccs provided 211 workshops for 8,933 attendees. Community outreach programs included education seminars and workshops for employee assistance programs, military organizations, and faith based organizations. We also partnered with community organizations such as habitat for humanity, delaware financial literacy institute, baltimore cash, maryland cash, etc. In addition, we facilitated the training of 3,396 teachers who taught financial literacy and basic life skill courses to 511,054 students. Cccs maintained existing community outreach programs and partnerships and also established new ones.
cccs provides personalized financial reviews to individuals who are seeking money management advice. The organization provides financial literacy education and works with creditors to develop payment plans for individuals to pay off their debts. In 2014 cccs maintained its hud approval and provided housing related counseling to over 1,200 homeowners and handled nearly 4,000 calls to our housing department. Cccs also provided financial counseling and bankruptcy education programs to nearly 11,000 individuals and families and maintained ongoing service to over 4,000 debt management clients regardless of their ability to pay a fee.