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Financial Opportunity Center

Integrated Coaching Program

Most families strive to achieve economic stability over the course of a lifetime. Work with a coach to meet your goals, whether they are to own your own home, get a degree, make a financial plan, or find a career you like.

Our coaches can work with you on: 

  • Credit building

  • Homebuyer counseling

  • Asset building

  • Debt reduction

  • Budgeting

  • Increased savings

It's never too late to start! Please contact us by email or at 218-726-1665 ext. 218 with questions or to participate.

FAIM Matched Savings

Looking for a way to build savings to purchase a home or other asset? Take part in our FAIM savings account program.

For every $1 you save, $3 will be added to your FAIM account with a maximum match of $6,000 allowing you to save up to $8,000. In addition to help building your savings, you will be provided with guidance and coaching towards your goals and take part in our Common Cents class.  

Use the savings for a small business start-up, small business expansion, educational expenses, or for the purchase of a home or vehicle.

To participate, you must:

  • Be a Minnesota resident, age 18 years or older

  • Have earned Income

  • Be within income guidelines

  • Have assets below $10,000

Learn more about applying and enrolling in our FAIM program here.


Community Action Duluth has a variety of classes to support you in achieving your goals.

Common Cents: Take part in our free 12- to 16-hour money and homebuyer education class. Everyone is welcome.

CNA: Become state-certified as a CNA through our program and take part in a job fair to advance in your career.

GED: Getting a GED certificate can open the door to a better job, promotions or even a higher education. Experience free weekly one-on-one tutoring to further your education.

Computer Skills: Learn how to help those who are unfamiliar with technology to learn the skills necessary to be confident in their digital abilities.

Learn more about our classes!

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