Self-Help Credit Union hosts free pre-homebuyer workshop

Press release from Self-Help Credit Union: 

WHEN: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street, Asheville NC 28801


Would you like to:

  • Purchase a home with down payment assistance
  • Increase Your Credit Score
  • Fix and Improve Credit
  • Refinance high interest debt
  • Open a credit union account
  • Save more

Join us for a no gimmick, no cost workshop. No registration required. For questions, contact Dewanna Little, 828-239-9231 ext. 3471 or email Jane Harley at


Owning a home is the most important way working families build assets and long-term financial stability. For more than 30 years Self-Help Credit Union ( has been building stronger communities through affordable home loans. We specialize in working with first-time home-buyers, rural residents, immigrant families and borrowers with imperfect credit.

As a mortgage lender, we know that overly-stringent lending requirements can pose a barrier to homeownership, especially people with modest incomes or imperfect credit histories. We work closely with borrowers who have faced financial difficulties, with a special focus on those underserved by mainstream lenders. We offer home loans and also refinances to help our members build increase financial stability.

Self-Help Credit Union is part of the Center for Community Self-Help (Self-Help), a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided over $7 billion in financing to 150,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves thousands of people in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

More information about Self-Help Credit Union can be found at

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