About the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling, also known as NFCC, is a nonprofit organization which was established in the United States in January 1951. With its headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, the organization consists of 106 agencies and operates over 850 offices in the US and Puerto Rico.
Member-agencies of the NFCC are collectively known as Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS).
Mission of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
The mission of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling is to promote
“the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and to build the capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services.”
Services by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Consumers who need help regarding a variety of financial aspects, can contact CCCS for assistance. They will be offered advice, publications, DVDs and other resources that might be of assistance. The NFCC runs a Facebook page that features financial advice and contains other materials.
US consumers can contact NFCC and CCCS for the following services:
- bankruptcy counseling
- credit counseling
- housing counseling
- debt management
- financial education, etc.
NFCC services are available for a nominal fee.