Free Counseling Services

Are you or someone you know struggling to pay your rent or mortgage? Through CalHFA’s NMS Housing Counseling Program, a network of HUD-certified housing counselors across California are ready to provide free, confidential education and connections to resources to help the situation. By contacting a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, you will speak with a counselor who is specially trained and certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help you assess your financial situation, evaluate options and find programs and resources to help get you back on track.

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Agency Name City Additional Languages Contact Info
A-1 Community Housing Services Hayward Spanish

www.a1chs.org

510-674-9227

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse Lake Forest Spanish, Italian, Vietnamese

www.affordable-housing.org

949-859-9255

1-877-990-5626 (toll free)

Asian Law Alliance San Jose  

asianlawalliance.org

408-287-9710

Asian, Inc. San Francisco Cantonese, Mandarin

www.asianinc.org

415-928-5910

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Spanish. Translation services offered for all languages

www.srcharities.org

707-528-8712

Coachella Valley Housing Coalition Indio Spanish

www.cvhc.org

760-347-3157

Community Housing Council of Fresno Fresno Spanish

www.chcfresno.org

559-221-6919

1-833-658-1904 (toll free)

Community Housing Development Corporation Richmond Spanish

www.communityhdc.org

510-412-9290

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Maryland (CCCSMD) West Covina Spanish, Korean

www.cccsmd.org

1-800-642-2227 (toll free)

Credit.org Hemet, Ladera Ranch, National City, Riverside Spanish

www.credit.org

www.homeownership.org

1-877-899-1920 (toll free)

CSA San Diego County El Cajon Spanish, Arabic

www.c4sa.org

619-444-5700

1-800-954-0441 (toll free)

East LA Community Corporation (ELACC) Los Angeles Spanish

www.elacc.org

323-604-1988

323-859-8050

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. Riverside Spanish

www.fairhousing.net

951-682-6581

Fair Housing Foundation Long Beach Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Khmer, ASL

fairhousingfoundation.com

1-800-446-3247 (toll free)

Faith And Community Empowerment (FACE) Los Angeles Korean

www.facela.org

213-985-1500

Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries (FIRM) Fresno Hmong

www.firminc.org

559-487-1500

Greater Sacramento Urban League Sacramento  

www.gsul.org

916-286-8652

Greenpath Financial Wellness Nationwide Spanish & translator/interpreter services offered in more than 200 languages

www.greenpath.com

1-888-995-4673 (toll free)

Homeownership OC Santa Ana Spanish

www.homeownershipoc.org

714-204-2314

Inland Empire Resource Cnter San Bernardino Spanish

www.ieresourcecenters.org

909-887-8700

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board Ontario Spanish

www.ifhmb.com

1-800-321-0911 (toll free)

Korean Resource Center Los Angeles Korean

www.krcla.org

323-937-3718

Lutheran Social Services of Southern CA Fullerton Spanish

www.lsssc.org/housing-counseling/

909-866-2792

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) San Francisco Spanish

medasf.org

415-282-3334

415-612-2014

Money Management International (MMI) Nationwide with local offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Oakland Spanish. Additional languages are available via an interpreter service.

www.moneymanagement.org

1-866-889-9347 (toll free)

Montebello Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) Montebello Spanish

mhdcca.org

323-722-3955

National Asian American Coalition (NAAC) Daly City Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese

www.naac.org

650-952-0522

Navicore Solutions San Diego Spanish

navicoresolutions.org

1-866-472-4557 (toll free)

Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County (NHSLA) Los Angeles Spanish, Tagalog, Korean, Chinese

www.nhslacounty.org

213-381-2862

1-888-895-2647 (toll free)

Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire, Inc. Los Angeles Spanish

www.nhsie.org

909-884-6891

Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services Rancho Cucamonga Spanish

nphsinc.org

909-988-5979

1-800-761-6747 (toll free)

NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region (NeighborWorks Sacramento) Sacramento Spanish

www.nwsac.org

916-452-5356

1-888-355-5356 (toll free)

NeighborWorks Orange County Orange Spanish

nwoc.org

714-490-1250

New Economics for Women (NEW) Los Angeles Spanish

neweconomicsforwomen.org

213-483-2060

NID Housing Counseling Agency Oakland Spanish

www.nidhousing.com

510-268-9792

Orange County Community Housing Corporation (OCCHC) Santa Ana Spanish

www.occhc.org

714-558-8161

Project Sentinel Milpitas Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, French

www.housing.org

408-470-3730

Richmond Neighborhood Housing Services (RNHS) Richmond Spanish, Mien, Vietnamese

www.richmondnhs.org

510-237-6459

San Francisco Housing Development Corporation San Francisco Spanish

www.sfhdc.org

415-822-1022

San Francisco LGBT Community Center San Francisco Lao

www.sfhdc.org

415-865-5542

Self Help Enterprises (SHE) Visalia Spanish

www.selfhelpenterprises.org

559-802-1656

Shalom Center for T.R.E.E. of Life Los Angeles Korean

shalomcenter.net

213-380-3700

UnidosUS Counseling Connection (UCC) Nationwide Spanish

www.uushfe.org

602-875-5111

Union of Pan Asian Communities San Diego Vietnamese

www.upacsd.com

619-232-6454

Urban League of San Diego County San Diego

www.sdul.org

619-266-6256

USA Homeownership Foundation DBA Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals Corona Spanish

www.varep.net

1-888-273-7267 (toll free)

Ventura County Community Development Corporation Oxnard Spanish

vccdc.org

805-273-7800

Visionary Home Builders of California Stockton Spanish

www.visionaryhomebuilders.org

209-466-6811

West Angeles Community Development Corporation Los Angeles Spanish

www.westangelescdc.org

323-751-3440

If you were not able to find a HUD-approved housing counseling agency near you from the list above, you can also call 1-800-569-4287 or visit www.ConsumerFinance.gov/find-a-housing-counselor for a list of nationwide HUD-approved housing counseling agencies.

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