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    Stories of success from the people we serve!

    • Lillie’s Story

      Lillie started her journey with the Eastside Financial Center with a goal to achieve financial wellbeing through credit repair, financial counseling and education, and homeownership
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      Nikki's Story

      Nikki was a recent college graduate at a pivotal transitioning point in her life, when she sought out help from the Eastside Financial Center.
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      Charles' Story

      Charles' fear of rejection and his criminal record were obstacles that stood in the way of successfully obtaining employment. Lacking the confidence to pursue job leads in his desired field, his original intent was to find any kind of work.
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      Tannasia's Story

      Tannasia recently became unemployed but was determined to find a new job. She worked with employment services on her job search, but was surprised to also receive additional assistance with her resume, and filling out applications, as well as seeing her credit report, receiving suggestions on how to increase her credit score, learning how to manage money, and being screened for income supports.
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      Jamar's Story

      Jamar enrolled in the Eastside Financial Center’s Financial Opportunity Program at the end of February 2013, “without a résumé or clue where to start trying to find work,” as he put it. Sometimes to "achieve success and live a happier and more productive life" all you need is some support and direction, along with your goals.
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