The LINC Opportunity Center (LOC) offers a host of free services designed to connect people with benefits screening, financial planning, budgeting assistance, and employment/career development.  The LOC does not focus solely on helping people find work; we help families successfully work and contribute to their larger community.

LINC Opportunity Center Core Course Offering:

  • Personal Financial Coaching

  • Complete financial consultation

  • Credit repair

  • Prepare monthly budget and goals

  • Referrals to asset building resources

  • Create a financial plan for individual/family

  • Create a Success Plan

  • Career Development & Job Coaching

  • Career Plan Development

  • Resume development

  • Job leads and referrals

  • Job placement and ongoing follow-up support

  • Interviewing practice and workplace norms

Sharpen Your Financial Skills with Financial Workshops:

  • Borrowing Basics – Homebuyer-Education

  • Pay Yourself First – Savings/Investments

  • To Your Credit – Credit Basics, Credit Repair

  • Charge it Right – Using Credit to Your Advantage

  • Money Matters

Learn more to Earn more with Employ-ability Workshops:

  • Resume Development & Job Prospecting

  • Professional Presentation & Interviewing

  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

  • Customer Service Philosophy & Practice

  • Multicultural Awareness & More...

All classes are offered free of charge

Getting Started

  1. Attend program orientation

  2. Meet with a Financial Coach and/or Career Coach

  3. Set personal short-term and long-term goals - create your own success plan

  4. Attend workshops and access resources

  5. Work towards your goals with ongoing support from coach(s)


1167 Madison Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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