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Communications Manager/GreenPath Financial Wellness
CCCS of Middle Georgia Merges with GreenPath Financial Wellness
Georgia non-profit credit counseling group teams up with Michigan-based GreenPath, Inc.
(MACON, GA – November 3, 2014) — GreenPath, Inc., a nationwide, non-profit consumer credit counseling agency, doing business as GreenPath Financial Wellness, recently announced that it is providing in-person credit counseling, financial education and debt management services in the Georgia cities of Macon, Augusta and Warner Robins, through its recent merger with Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Middle Georgia, Inc.
GreenPath, which was founded in 1961, confirmed the merger with CCCS of Middle Georgia on Oct. 31. The Georgia agency has served local residents since 1971.
“We are very pleased that CCCS of Middle Georgia is joining GreenPath,” said Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO. “Our goals and values are similar. We’re committed to enhancing local community services to help more Georgia residents manage their debts and finances.”
Pat Boisclair, president and CEO of the former CCCS of Middle Georgia, said the merger with GreenPath is a logical choice for his organization, as well as the community. “It’s the right time and the right fit for CCCS of Middle Georgia,” he said. “We are excited to be teaming up with GreenPath. Our local offices will continue to serve consumers through free face-to-face appointments and financial education presentations.” Boisclair will serve as community engagement liaison for GreenPath’s operations in the Southeast United States.
GreenPath offers customized services, including free debt and credit counseling, financial education, budgeting, housing counseling, bankruptcy counseling, and debt management programs. GreenPath’s debt management services can stop collection calls and assist consumers in reducing credit card debt through lower interest rates and elimination of late fees and over limit fees.
GreenPath now offers face-to-face services at 58 offices in 12 states. The company also offers licensed services by phone and Internet throughout the United States. For more information about GreenPath Financial Wellness, visit www.greenpath.org or call (866) 648-8122.
GreenPath Financial Wellness is a nationwide, non-profit financial organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing debt and bankruptcy concerns. Their customized services and attainable solutions have been helping people achieve their financial goals since 1961. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, GreenPath operates more than 55 branch offices in Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Vermont, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Arizona and Wyoming. GreenPath also delivers licensed services throughout the United States over the Internet and telephone. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). For more information, visit www.greenpath.org.