Window of Financial Counseling 

The Ventanilla is a program of the Consulate General of Mexico in New York in collaboration with: 

Free and confidential support on managing your finances!

Would you like to learn how to:

  • Open a savings and checking account?
  • Save more?
  • Better manage your money?
  • Prepare your taxes?
  • Establish or repair your credit in the US?
  • Reduce your debts and negotiate with creditors?

For more information and appointments call (212) 217 ​​6424 or visit the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm.

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Background: On March 10, 2014 the Consulate General, the Office of Financial Empowerment of New York City and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch the Window of Financial Counseling, a program focused on providing the Mexican community in New York City with general information, individual counseling, and group workshops on various topics related to financial services.

The Ventanilla is run by Ariva, a non-profit organization with expertise on financial empowerment, with the support of Qualitas Of Life Foundation. 

Results: From March 2014 to October 12, 2018, the Ventanilla has served 79,742 people and has provided 7,308 individual counseling sessions at the Consulate.