A program for young adults in New Britain, ages 15-24
who want to watch their money grow


To learn more and to get started, email David McGhee.

New Britain Locations:

HRA @ 35 Oak Street
HRA @ 336 Arch Street
New Britain High School,110 Mill St.

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Extended hours during tax season

Program Offers:

  • Lifetime money management skills
  • Free Smart Savings & Checking accounts at Achieve Financial Credit UnionA place to keep your money safe -
    • No Fees, No Minimum Balances
    • Credit Union Membership included
    • Dividends compounded & paid monthly
    • Free Online/Mobile Banking included
    • Direct deposits & free check cashing
  • insured by NCUA up to $250,000
  • Available in English, Polish & Spanish
  • Save-to-Win prize-based savings accounts
  • Participation Incentives 

 Learn more about our Youth Employment opportunities.




Success Story

Since the FDIC Money Smart Training began in 2011, more than 800 people have completed the class. By the end of this workshop participants have resolved former financial problems and are making plans for a financially stronger future. Many are looking to start an IDA Matched Savings Account and planning for a new career.

Examples of problems that participants have resolved include:
  • Avoiding foreclosure
  • Coming out of bankruptcy
  • Avoiding or restructuring debt
  • Building and restoring credit
  • Opening bank accounts
  • Buying life insurance


Contact Information

Marlo Greponne, Director
Juan Berrios, Assistant Director of Operations


(860) 225.1084 ext. 315
(860) 832.8493


Program funded by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE). Click here to learn more about the CFE Fund.
Human Resources Agency of New Britain

180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT, 06053
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Phone: (860) 225.8601
Fax: (860) 225.4843

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Regional Locations:

55 South Street
Bristol, CT
(860) 584-2725
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New Britain Locations:

336 Arch Street
(860) 225.1084
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144 Clinton Street
(860) 826.6991
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83 Whiting Street
(860) 826.4741
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55 Broad Street
(860) 612.1784
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35 Oak Street
(860) 826.4676
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