Financial Empowerment

Workshops, online learning, and help for you to reach your financial goals.


We are here to help you reach your financial goals.

At SNAP Financial Access and the Women’s Business Center – Inland Northwest, we are open to all and here to help! We understand how important your financial well-being is and through our workshops and services, you can gain the knowledge & skills you need to grow.

Do you need help building your credit score? Or do you need help disputing and validating errors on your credit report? Do you need help building a personalized budget that fits your life? Got student debt and need to look at your options? We are here for you!

Our workshops and counseling sessions put powerful tools in your hands to manage and grow your financial well-being.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


Learn and get help in our workshops. After completing certain workshops financial counseling will become available. See below for more details on how counseling works.


We are a local non-profit and our mission is to provide you with the knowledge to reach your financial goals. Resources include workshops, consultations, templates, and more.


We offer workshops that help financially empower you. When you sign up for our workshops you gain the skills and confidence to manage money, build credit and decrease debt.

Get help from our in-house Financial Counselor.


Sometimes you just need help unlocking the answers to complex questions about money, credit and more. Unlock these answers with our workshops. 


  • One-on-one Financial Counseling.
  • Create a plan to build your credit.
  • Get help understanding your credit report.
  • Learn and grow with our workshops on topics such as:

Check out this matrix to quickly understand how workshops differ from a credit repair agency.

Please note that we are currently running (as of 9/25/2020) a special where you get Decisive Credit Building, DRAIN, and Student Loan Repayment for only $25 dollars. That’s three workshops for a one time registration of $25!

Full Events Calendar

Check out our full calendar of events. We’ve got loads of topics and times from which you can explore.

Resources for so many things all under one roof… and beyond


Our name might be the Women’s Business Center but we are open and here to serve all. Let’s work together to reach your goals 

  • Online Learning via our Access e-learning platform.
  • One-on-one financial and credit counseling.
  • Seecond Chance Banking: If you have lost banking privileages, we can work with you to help restore those services. 
  • Want to start a business? The Women’s Business Center has tons of workshops on business planning and more. 
  • Want to buy a home? Check out our Home Buyer Education workshops. 

Women’s Business Center
500 S Stone St
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 319-3016 | Jay MacPherson, Financial Counselor


Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Friday – 8:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday – 10:30am to 4:30pm
Evening & weekend consultations available by appointment


Training opportunities on many topics


News and Training Updates

On Demand Wave Accounting

When is it? Always available as an "on-demand" workshop! Learn at your own pace.  How long is the workshop? The videos total about 1 hour in all, but we assume that you'll likely want to watch the videos twice to absorb the information. So account for about 2 hours in...

Adaptive Marketing Strategy & Implementation in the Midst of COVID19.

Please be aware: this workshop has been canceled. We will be rescheduling for early 2021 This workshop will start by helping you look at and define your current marketing strategy, then lead you through the process of converting your strategy to the new business model...

Business & Strategy: Turn COVID19 into a Business Opportunity!

Dates & Times: October 9th and 12th, 5:00-7:00 pm  The market is changing, not only through changes in consumer behavior, habits and spending patterns but as well the economy as a whole. Through this workshop you will understand your business’s new environment...

Leadership in Times of Crisis – COVID 19 Business Resilience Workshops

This workshop is canceled. We will be rescheduling in the near future. Leadership in times of crisis is crucial to the continuity of your business and the protection of assets. You will learn from personal experiences from the workshops leader and explore relevant...

Unlocking WooCommerce (E-Commerce Solutions)

**FREE FOR IMPACTED BUSINESSES during COVID-19, Please contact us for a coupon at or ** Learn how to use WooCommerce, a popular software which runs on WordPress, to set up your online store. In this course, you’ll learn what to...

Success Strategies For Selling And Maintaining Customer Relationships Remotely

Workshop facilitated by Deborah Dickerson, MBA, PMPThis workshop consists of two separate workshops with two classes each for a total of 4 classes. The first workshop will be focused on the sales part of your customer life cycle while the second workshop will focus on...
Cyber Security at the Women's Business Center

Small Business Cyber Security – COVID 19

**FREE FOR IMPACTED BUSINESSES during COVID-19, Please contact us for a coupon at or ** Many small businesses don’t think they need to worry about cyber-attacks – “who would be interested in my little business?” In reality, attacks...
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Social Media Marketing Essentials

**FREE FOR IMPACTED BUSINESSES during COVID-19, Please contact us for a coupon at or** Learn about the different social media platforms and how to use them. Setup a business presence across multiple platforms to build and grow your...

E-Commerce Essentials

**FREE FOR IMPACTED BUSINESSES during COVID-19, Please contact us for a coupon at or ** Sell your products and services online. Whether you are selling B2B or B2C, you need a place to take your customers for a secure and simple...

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.