Enrollment Open: Bank On Virginia Beach Classes Starting in September

WebEx Classes Now Offered

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

​Enrollment is open for the fall Bank On Virginia Beach classes. Bank On Virginia Beach classes are free and help residents take control of their finances and empower them to build financial security. The classes include instruction on the basics of banking and money management, savings strategies, how to break the financial crisis mode, credit education, housing and insurance, how to improve credit scores, and how to protect against identity theft.

Each class will meet once per month for 10 months at the following locations and times:

  • Williams Farm Recreation Center, 5252 Learning Circle
    Every First Tuesday, 6:30 – 8 p.m., beginning Sept. 6
  • Virginia Beach Human Services, 3432 Virginia Beach Blvd.
    Every Second Thursday, 6:30 – 8 p.m., beginning Sept. 8
  • Oceanfront Library, 700 Virginia Beach Blvd.
    Every Third Saturday, 1 – 2:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 17

To expand access, Bank On will offer two WebEx classes: 

  • Virtual Lunch WebEx
    Every First Friday, 12 – 1 p.m., beginning Sept. 2
  • Virtual Evening WebEx
    Every Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 – 8 p.m., beginning Sept. 27

Register Online or call Lori Irwin, financial empowerment coordinator, at (757) 385-3551.

Since launching in 2012, more than 1,300 people have enrolled in classes. Bank On is part of the Mayor's Action Challenge for Financially Fit Families, an initiative led by the Department of Human Services.

The mission of the Human Services Department is to provide Virginia Beach citizens the opportunity to achieve the highest possible level of self-sufficiency, safety and quality of life through an array of coordinated services delivered in a climate of dignity, respect and accountability.  Learn more about Human Services at www.VBgov.com/hs.

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