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Free Financial Counseling

Britepaths, formerly Our Daily Bread, offers once-a-month financial counseling clinics open to the public. Trained Financial Planners will meet individually with registered clients for 45-60 minutes. The clinics are held on selected Wednesday evenings in Alexandria and Chantilly, Virginia. Registration is required. Click on a link below to find the contact for those counseling sessions. Ask about child care.

  • Alexandria (co-sponsored by United Community Ministries (UCM) Learn more...
  • Chantilly (co-sponsored by W. Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM) Learn more...

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Thrifty Thursdays

Britepaths, formerly Our Daily Bread, provides free one-time classes to clients interested in learning about budgeting and credit reports. Classes are from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and are held on the Thursday evenings throughout Fairfax County.
Download a class/Informational Flyer

Classes are open to the public. While a referral is not necessary, participants should register at least a week ahead by calling 703-273-8829 or emailing

Financial Mentoring

Britepaths offers personal, one-on-one financial guidance to working clients, usually by a referral from a social worker or case manager.  Clients are matched with a mentor who will work with them at least twice a month for at least six months. Clients must be working at least 30 hours per week. Learn more....

Britepaths, formerly Our Daily Bread

To learn more about Britepaths and its services, go to https://britepaths.org/our-programs/financial-literacy

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