Asset Building – Matched Savings

Several asset building and matched savings programs are offered including Meet Your Match and the IDEA Initiative. Participants commit to saving money and attending financial education classes to enhance skills and knowledge of financial and asset resources. Additionally, individual consultation services assist participants in identifying and meeting economic stability goals. Some Asset Building programs provide matched savings component.

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Acronyms / Alternate NamesIDEA Matched Savings, Meet Your Match
CompanyHeartland Human Care Services
DivisionPathways to Success

IDEA Matched Savings provides individual consultation and workshops focusing on financial education, housing and career development, and assists individuals in increasing their assets through individual service.
Meet Your Match is a savings and financial literacy program serving participants from several Heartland Human Care Services programs. Participants will establish savings, which they will contribute to regularly. Savings will be matched 1:1 for a maximum match of $200.00. Participants will also engage in financial education groups which will assist them in accomplishing their individual financial goals.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish,

Each program has different eligibility criteria which may include:
Referral from and participation in a Heartland Alliance partner program; Earned income of $10,000-40,000; Head of household; Over age 18.

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Referral / Intake

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Appointments / Walk-ins

This program takes appointments. This program does not accept walk-ins.

Address4411 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago IL 60640
Address1512 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL 60615
Community: Hyde Park

• Ravenswood office accessible via Brown line Montrose or 78 Montrose bus
• Hyde Park office accessible via CTA buses #6, #15, #28


Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Evening and weekend hours by appointment.