EBO Financial Education Centre

EBO Financial Education Centre


Covid-19 (May 24, 2022): All of our services are available in-person or by telephone (with an appointment)

Community non-profit organization offering financial literacy services to Ottawa's low/modest income individuals and families
  • budget counselling service: for people facing financial hardship and/or interested in improving their money management skills
  • year round tax service: for low-income individuals * can go back up to 10 years
  • forms assistance with finance-related applications (e.g LEAP, OESP, GIS)
  • financial education workshops: offered in the community upon request and can cover budgeting * planning financially for your education * finding a place to live * credit
  • interest-free micro loan program: for individuals who can demonstrate ability to repay the loan over a two-year period through attendance of budget counselling sessions
  • Personal Finance, I'm in charge program: in partnership with Desjardins, financial education program geared towards young adults


Tue-Fri 10 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm


Residents of Ottawa living on low or middle income * Personal Finance Program: Youth between 16 and 25 years old who live in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Disabilities access

Accessible ; The office is located on the second floor, but individuals can call to book an appointment and ask for the elevator to be reserved.

Documents required

No documents required
Agency email

Phone numbers

  • 613-746-0400 Office
  • 613-746-9284 Fax Fax

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Last updated: June 6, 2022