Fresh Start

Looking for ways to improve your financial health?
Need a Fresh Start at a Credit Union or Bank?

Attend a FRESH START workshop!

You will learn:
How to develop your spending and saving plan
How to choose and manage a bank or credit union account
How to keep your account records

This program is in cooperation with the UF|IFAS Duval Extension and Real Sense Prosperity. Click here for Fresh Start brochure.

Step 1. Order your free ChexSystems report by calling 1-800-428-9623 or visit  It takes about 1 to 2 weeks to receive your ChexSystems report in the mail.          Note: The Consumer Disclosure/ChexSystems report is needed prior to attending the workshop. Click here for step by step instructions.

Step 2. Pre-Registration required. $25 cash.

E.mail: or call 904-255-7450 requesting Fresh Start registration.

 Pre- registration dates are on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY

11:00am-12:0opm and 3:00pm-4:30pm

Step 3. Successfully complete the workshop.  Certificate earned is good for 12 months from date of issued to be eligible to open a bank account.  See participating banks and credit unions.  Note: in some cases, participants may be required to address old account issues.

Educational Partner & Program Coordinator
Duval County Extension Financial Stability Programs

1010 N. McDuff Ave. (Map)
Jacksonville, FL 32254
904-255-7450 or

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Financial Stability Programs
(904) 255-7450
1010 N. McDuff Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32254