Facts About American Financial Solutions

American Financial Solutions is one of the nation’s largest non-profit credit and financial counseling agencies.

Our Mission
The mission of AFS is to empower people to improve the quality of their lives through financial education and counseling.

Our Work
American Financial Solutions helps clients free themselves of the anxiety and stress of credit, debt and financial worries. We offer free financial education, credit counseling and debt management services that put clients in control of their financial success.

In confidential, one-on-one counseling sessions, our certified credit counselors help clients assess their situation and needs, inform them of options to address their goals and provide ongoing support to see that clients follow their plan.

We advise clients on a variety of debt solutions to reduce and repay credit card, medical and other unsecured debt.

Locations
Our agency is headquartered in Bremerton and Seattle, Washington. We are approved to provide credit and financial counseling in 41 states and District of Columbia. We are approved to provide pre-bankruptcy counseling and certification in California, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Texas, Virginia and Washington states. We are approved to provide mortgage foreclosure and housing counseling to clients in Washington State.

History
American Financial Solutions was founded in (1999) as a division of the North Seattle Community College Foundation, a non-profit organization.

Affiliations
National Affiliations

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)                                                                                Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE)
Better Business Bureau of Washington, Oregon and Alaska (BBB)
Council On Accreditation (COA)
Fannie Mae
NeighborWorks America
Rural Community Assistance Center, Sacramento CA
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Local Partnerships

Bank On Seattle
Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce
Bremerton Housing Authority
City of Bremerton
Congressman Norm Dicks’ Office
Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County
Kitsap Asset Building Coalition
Kitsap Community Resources
Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority
Kitsap Credit Union
Kitsap Housing Coalition
Kitsap Legal Services
La Mesa Redonda de Kitsap
North Seattle Community College
Olympic College
Seattle Community Colleges TV
Washington Homeownership Center
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)
Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC)