At we are committed to insuring the privacy of individuals and families.

We realize that the concerns you bring to us are very personal. We assure you that all information shared both orally and in writing will be managed within ethical and legal considerations.

Below are examples of how your data may be used:

All Clients

  • To assist us in our work with you, our staff may seek supervision/consultation with professional colleagues within the agency and, where appropriate and necessary, with other resources in the community.
  • For the purpose of evaluating our advisory services, gathering valuable research information and designing future programs, we may use aggregated case file information. Your anonymity will be maintained through the use of your client file number or by using aggregate data in all circumstances.

Counseling Only

  • For counseling clients, we will confirm with your creditors if asked: verification of appointment; date of counseling; disposition (i.e. client will handle affairs on their own or pending action).

Debt Management

  • For clients needing to negotiate with creditors, we will disclose the following to your creditors: your address and home phone number if published; total debt information; income, net and gross; living expenses; a list of your creditors; personal information concerning your financial circumstances, but not lifestyle or personal habits; and place of employment will be verified only.

In all other situations, your information may be released to appropriate individuals or agencies only upon your written request.

Privacy Practices

Circumstances under which we may have to release your information to a third party:

  • We may compile data and aggregate info that you provide, but this information may not be disclosed in a manner that would personally identify you in any way.
  • We do not disclose non-public personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law or permitted by the client in writing.
  • We may disclose some or all of the information that we collect, as described below, to creditors, or 3rd parties that you have authorized who need this information in order for us to assist you after a counseling session.
  • We restrict access to non-public personal info about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your non-public personal information.
  • We may disclose all of the information that we collect, as described below, to creditors or related financial institutions who need this information in order to put you on a debt management plan.
  • We collect non-public personal information about you from the following sources: information we receive from you on our applications or other forms you provide; information about your transactions with us, your creditors, or others; and information we received from a credit reporting agency.
  • We may disclose the following kinds of non-public personal information about you: Information we receive from you on applications or other forms, such as your name, address, social security number, assets, and income; information about your transactions with us, your creditors, or others, such as your account balance, payment history, parties to transactions and credit card usage; and information we receive from a credit reporting agency, such as credit history.

Please forward any questions to [email protected].