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SECURE Emergency Savings

Want an $840 Boost for Your Emergency Fund?

Join the SECURE Program!
Complete classes and a one-on-one counseling session to take your savings skills to the next level and to create a personalized budget which includes monthly expenses, paying down debt and emergency savings!

SECURE matches every $1 you save in a SECURE savings account with $4 more! When you save $35 per month for 6 months ($210 total), you get an $840 match. That’s $1,050 in your emergency fund by the end of the program!

Participants must fall within the income guidelines below and must not have graduated any other SECURE program.


The Secure Program is open for new enrollments! Please complete this Secure information form as the first step. 

We will be in touch as soon as possible with the Secure Screening and next steps through email.  

Please note: We are enrolling a small number of participants weekly, and it may take time for us to respond to your information form. Please reach out to Odessa Wells-Layne at with any questions while you are waiting.

Here’s what one SECURE graduate had to say: "What helped me most about the SECURE Program was its structure. I knew that I had to deposit a specific amount of money by a specific time into a specific account. This detailed structure helped me to stay on track (no pun intended!) every month.”


Our SECURE Emergency Savings program is a completely customizable program. If you are interested in learning more about how we can customize this to fit the needs of your organization, visit our Employee Financial Wellness page.

The SECURE matched savings program is made possible by a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina.

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