knowing it’s your house. It’s the freedom and joy of owning. If we want to paint the rooms yellow and green, we can. It’s ours – our foundation, our assets for our kids and for their kids.”
Amy Robinson, first graduate
of Compass IDA program and
first-time homeowner in Lynn, MA.
Read Amy’s entire story.
Compass is a nonprofit financial services organization that provides incentive-based savings and financial coaching programs that empower working, low-income families to build assets, achieve their financial goals, and become financially secure. Read more.
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FSS Program Highlight
Compass releases findings from successful FSS program replication in Cambridge. Click here to read more.
Two additional replications are planned in 2014-2015, with a focus on partnerships with large urban housing authorities in Massachusetts.
Compass selected as 2013 Citi Community Development Innovation and Impact Fund recipient.
Sherry Riva, Compass Founder and Executive Director, selected as 2013 Draper Richards Kaplan Social Entrepreneur.
Helping families out of poverty. The Boston Sunday Globe, June 23, 2013 (pdf).
Public Housing Agencies Push to Impose Time Limits, Work Requirements for Aid Recipients. The Wall Street Journal, May 7, 2013 (pdf).
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Compass Working Capital Locations:
Boston: 89 South Street, Suite 203, Boston, MA 02111, P: 617-790-0810, F: 617-390-7552
Lynn: 100 Munroe Street, Lynn, MA 01901, P: 781-584-4355, F: 617-390-7552