Financial Literacy Program


Financial Literacy Program

Struggling to make ends meet? Looking to improve your financial health?  Our Financial Literacy Program is free, 100% confidential and offers a variety of services including basic budgeting, income advice, referrals to programs that decrease living costs and external referrals to bankruptcy and some credit counselling.

Please contact our Financial Literacy Coordinator – Sharon Safra to arrange an appointment. Interested individuals may reach out to her directly at or by phone at 519-378-4773. The service is free and completely confidential.

And be sure to check out our #FinancialFridays Blog Series here.


Financial Literacy Resources:

Turning Over Stones (Your Guide to Local Supports in Bruce & Grey Counties)


Looking to make some positive changes in your life?  This guide provides useful resources pertaining to utility assistance, home energy programs, financial literacy, backpacks for children and more.

New Budgeting Workbook 

My Budget and My Brain PDF

First and foremost, this is all about YOU!  For everything in our lives we need to understand who we are, how we think, what our weaknesses are and what our strengths are.  This self knowledge can be applied in most things – including a budget – and gives us insight on how to move forward with confidence.

End of Life Guide for Low Income

End of Life Guide 2018 Final

The purpose of this guide is to provide factual information in regards to end of life planning for low income people. We encourage people to seek out as much free legal advice through the local Legal Clinic system as much as possible. You can find your local clinic by calling 211.

Other local resources

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Our thanks and appreciation go out to CIBC for their financial support of our Financial Literacy Program.