We offer no-cost Financial Workshops at our offices in San Mateo and San Jose. Each three-hour workshop covers topics such as budgeting, spending habits, ways to build credit, and benefits of using credit.

To register for a workshop in San Mateo, please contact Lex Medrano, Financial Empowerment Coordinator, at 650.403.4300 ext 4105 or by email.

To register for a workshop in Santa Clara, please contact Aileen Ochoa, Financial Empowerment Coordinator, at 408.577.1981 ext 311 or by email.

San Mateo County Financial Empowerment Workshops

Workshops are held at our main office located at 24 Second Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401.



Wednesday, September 49am – 12pm
Saturday, September 79am – 12pm
Tuesday, September 109am – 12pm (Spanish)
Thursday, September 269am-12pm
Saturday, October 129am – 12pm
Wednesday, October 169am – 12pm
Tuesday, October 224pm – 7pm
Tuesday, November 59am – 12pm
Thursday, November 79am – 12pm (Spanish)
Thursday, November 144pm – 7pm
Saturday, November 239am – 12pm
Wednesday, December 49am – 12pm
Saturday, December 79am – 12pm
Thursday, December 194pm – 7pm

Santa Clara County Financial Empowerment Workshops

Workshops are held at our San Jose office, located at: 2635 N. First Street, Suite 248, San Jose, CA 95134.

NOTE: Workshops with an asterisk (*) are held at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, located at: 1400 Parkmoor Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126.

*Tuesday, September 59am – 12pm
Wednesday, September 254pm – 7pm
*Wednesday, October 29am – 12pm
Thursday, October 174pm – 7pm (Spanish)
Saturday, October 199am – 12pm
Wednesday, October 234pm – 7pm
Wednesday, November 64pm – 7pm
Saturday, November 99am – 12pm
*Thursday, November 149am – 12pm
*Thursday, December 59am – 12pm
Saturday, December 149am – 12pm
*Tuesday, December 179am – 12pm (Spanish)
Wednesday, December 184pm – 7pm