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Published on Dec 21, 2022
New York City’s Department of Education (DOE) announced applications are open for children applying for a kindergarten seat for Fall 2023. The deadline to submit an application is January 20, 2023, https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grad.... To sign up for update emails go to https://www.schools.nyc.gov/sign-up.
Published on Aug 1, 2022
CSS’s Financial Coaching Corps is happy to offer financial coaching to interested participants through our helpline. If your clients need help in the areas of budgeting, banking, credit, and debt, they can speak with one of our financial coaches, either in person or virtually. Experienced volunteer coaches, trained and certified by the Community Service Society of [...]
Published on Jul 13, 2022
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds housing counseling agencies that provide a full range of housing counseling services. These services include:Assisting persons who are unsheltered find transitional housing;Finding affordable rental housing;Financial literacy training to individuals and families;Assisting homebuyers in evaluating their readiness for a home purchase and navigating through the homebuying process;Foreclosure [...]