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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.



Thursday, November 19am – 12pm
Saturday, November 109am – 12pm
Wednesday, November 144pm – 7pm
Thursday, November 154pm – 7pm (Spanish)
Saturday, December 19am – 12pm
Thursday, December 69am – 12pm
Wednesday, December 124pm – 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.

Thursday, October 254pm – 7pm
*Thursday, November 1
Saratoga Room
9am – 12pm
*Tuesday, November 13
Campbell Room
9am – 12pm
Saturday, November 179am – 12pm
*Thursday, December 6
Campbell Room
9am – 12pm
Saturday, December 89am – 12pm
Tuesday, December 114pm – 7pm (Spanish)
Thursday, December 134pm – 7pm