HCCI, in partnership with United Way of Greater Topeka, offers families and individuals the HOPE (Helping Ourselves to Prosper Economically) program. Participants work with a team of professionals who are committed to helping families reach financial self-sufficiency.

  • Increased goal attainment.
  • Better money management skills.
  • Improved savings, debt levels, and credit scores.
  • More financial confidence.

During this 6 to 12 month free program, participants receive individualized budget counseling from a certified counselor, as well as a personal empowerment and accountability coach.

The HOPE program is offered in Shawnee County Kansas.

Volunteer Opportunity As A 
Personal Financial Coach

HOPE Coaching is a voluntary one-on-one relationship between a community volunteer and a HOPE client. The coach provides support, encouragement, friendship, reinforcement, and a constructive example by helping the client reach personal financial capability and obtain goals. The goal is to build problem-solving skills and provide a pathway to access resources through empowerment of a mentoring relationship.

Coach Job Description

HOPE Program Flyer

Funding for this program is provided by

HOPE Program participants:

 My HCCI Certified Counselor got me started with a budget and a plan to pay my debts. With lots of great support from my mentor, I not only paid bills, but I have saved $700! Thank you.” 

 “I don’t think I would be doing well at budgeting if I didn’t have the support of my mentor. The program, my mentor, and the staff of HCCI have impacted my life and finances in a positive way. Thank you!”