The aim of OACCS is to enhance the personal financial well-being of Canadians through financial literacy, education and industry leadership. OACCS establishes and regulates uniform standards of practice, knowledge, skills and ethics for the Credit Counselling and Financial Coaching profession.
OACCS sets the standard of required expertise for the financial counselling industry as the only organization to offer the exclusive professional designation of Accredited Financial Counsellor CanadaSM (AFCCSM). Counsellors who have achieved their AFCCSM designation provide Canadians with access to the best independent and specialized personal financial experts in the country.
The Canadian Association of Credit Counselling Services (CACCS) represents a Canada-wide network of accredited, not-for-profit agencies and affiliates offering preventive education and confidential services to clients experiencing financial difficulties.
With a focus on financial counselling education, accreditation of agencies and certification of Credit Counsellors, CACCS is also committed to national research and policy initiatives concerning personal finance and industry advocacy.
Accredited Member of Better Business Bureau with A+ rating
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. We exist so consumers and businesses alike have an unbiased source to guide them on matters of trust. We provide educational information and expert advice that is free of charge and easily accessible. BBB Accreditation is an honor – and not every company is eligible. Businesses that meet our high standards are invited to join BBB. Businesses meeting BBB standards are presented to local Boards of Directors (or designees) for review and acceptance as a BBB Accredited Business.
The CAGT’s primary objective is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and concerns to educate members on current and proposed legislation, and to educate the public on proper use of credit.
The Toronto Adult Student Association (TASA) assists adults to find the education that they need, supports them while they are learning, and advocates for accessible, relevant adult education.
TASA is a non-profit, membership-based organization that works on behalf of adults who have returned to school-or who want to return to school.