As a HUD-approved agency and an affiliate of Home-Free USA, Consumer Credit Counseling Service qualifies for a federal grant program to provide its foreclosure prevention and foreclosure intervention services free of charge. The new location will house three full-time credit counselors who can assist with requests for loan modifications and interest rate reductions. Counselors are trained and certified by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, whose 850 member agencies help more than three million consumers annually. The agency also provides its foreclosure-counseling services in Spanish.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service is a program of Family Counseling Service of Aurora, and is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Yorkville and Aurora locations. Counseling services also are available online at www.auroracccs.org.