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OFFICE OF FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT

 

The Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) will convene city departments, nonprofit providers and other key stakeholders to analyze the effectiveness of current services and programs. The stakeholders identify gaps toward addressing economic mobility and work to develop solutions, with the OFE helping to analyze resources and providing the infrastructure for developing initiatives.

Check out our OFE fact sheet to learn more.

Through the Denver Financial Empowerment Center, the office provides free one-on-one financial coaching to help residents of Metro Denver reduce debt, develop savings and establish and improve their credit rating. Site locations are subject to change. Click here for a current list of site locations

The OFE’s Bank On Denver program helps unbanked or underbanked residents in Metro Denver access free or low-cost checking accounts, savings accounts and access opportunities to improve your credit rating.  


OFE/FDIC Summit - Building Regional Economic Mobility:  A Call to Action
October 26, 2016 

Event Materials

To learn more or to get involved contact Ken Seeley, Evaluation Specialist at ken.seeley@denvergov.org or 720-913-8854

 

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES
 

 

CONTACT US
 

Jay Salas, Director
Jay.Salas@denvergov.org
720-913-8462

 

NEED HELP
 

Denver 311 Help Center Call 3-1-1
Outside Denver Call 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911 
TTY Service: 720-913-8479
 

 

 

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS

Under Federal Law deaf people are a protected class, per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Therefore, they are entitled to effective communication and equal access to all government programs, services, and events (ADA Title II). Effective communication includes the provision of a credentialed/certified sign language interpreter who abides by a Professional Code of Conduct which includes neutrality and confidentiality.

Family members and friends are not to be utilized as interpreters, per Colorado Consumer Protection Act, 6-1-707.

A sign language interpreter or open captioning via CART can be provided upon request with at least three business days’ notice. Contact SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org,

Please give us at least a three (3) business-day notice for scheduling or cancelling a request ** Last minute requests are accepted, however they could result in a lack of interpreter availability.

 

BANK ON DENVER LOCATIONS