Thrive Financial Success Centers

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To protect our community and ensure we can continue our work with community members seeking free financial coaching at this crucial time, Thrive will provide remote coaching via phone. In the near future, we may offer video chat. Contact us at 833.308.4748 to get in touch with a coach and receive financial advice.

Thrive, a program of United Way of Pioneer Valley, provides free, confidential, one-on-one financial coaching. Our highly trained coaches work with clients by appointment on a monthly basis and help them identify financial goals and take the necessary steps toward financial wellness.

Thrive has locations in Springfield, Holyoke, and Westfield. We now offer Thrive to Go, with our mobile coach who travels in our Thrive vehicle to some of the more rural towns in our geographic footprint.  He meets with clients in libraries, community centers, and businesses currently in Monson, Palmer, Chicopee, Huntington, and Agawam, with more locations coming on board soon.

All services at Thrive are free and confidential.

Services at Thrive include:

  • Creating a household budget
  • Pulling and reviewing a credit report
  • Learning what affects a credit score
  • Repairing credit
  • Creating a spending plan
  • Using a bill payment schedule
  • Looking at household cash flow
  • Addressing debt issues
  • Setting up bank accounts
  • Addressing collection issues
  • Building assets
  • SNAP enrollment assistance
  • Referrals to workforce development training
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Referrals to VITA (free tax preparation) during tax season

Thrive Locations

Picknelly Adult and Family Education Center (PAFEC)

206 Maple Street
Holyoke, MA  01040
413.333.8365
Coach: Jen Fernandes

Westfield Athenaeum

6 Elm Street
Westfield, MA  01085
413.333.8365
Coach: Jen Fernandes

United Way of Pioneer Valley

1441 Main Street, Suite 147
Springfield, MA  01103
413.693.0232
Coach: Emil Farjo

Thrive to Go!

Various Locations
413.374.6516

Holyoke Community College

Frost Building, Room 233
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA  01040
Coach: Rosemary Fiedler