Thrive Financial Success Center

Thrive at HCC serves to strengthen the financial capacity of HCC students by providing a one-stop center that offers financial literacy and coaching, links to workforce development services, and public benefits screening and enrollment.

We understand that life can get complicated and get in the way of your goals and dreams.

Need help balancing your budget? Have questions about managing money? Start taking control of your finances today! We will help you create a plan that will get you closer to achieving your goals and building a more stable future. Thrive offers an array of free services that help students and community residents build their financial skills. All Thrive services are integrated with the student services provided by HCC.  Call 413.552.2783 or email today to schedule your appointment!

We want to help you thrive!

Call today to schedule your FREE 1 hour Financial Coaching Session. These sessions will better equip you to understand your personal finances and will offer some practical tools for you to take control of you money. Call 413.552.2783 or email today to schedule your appointment! Looking for a job? Check out the job postings from the Center for Career Development at HCC!

What is your goal?
  • Take control of my finances
  • Further my education
  • Get a job or get a better job
  • Learn about community resources available to me
Our services
  • Free and confidential screening for public benefits
  • Individual financial coaching sessions
  • Money skills classes
  • Free tax preparation
  • Campus and community resource referrals

Thrive is a collaboration between Holyoke Community College, the United Way of Pioneer Valley, and PeoplesBank.

Making your appointment to sign up for services at Thrive is easy, and your first step towards your financial success!


Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Ways to reach us:

If you are on campus, feel free to stop by Frost 233 during the hours Thrive is open, or:
Call: 413.552.2783
Or fill out the form below:

Rosemary Fiedler

Coordinator, Thrive Financial Success Center

Retention and Student Success

Frost 233

413.552.2785 (Tel)