What We Do
Neighborworks Homeownership Center

WE are empowering first time homeowners

We help our neighbors navigate the path to homeownership.

what drives us

West Elmwood
Neighborworks Homeownership Center’s Mission

We help our neighbors navigate the path to homeownership by preparing them for the responsible purchase and financing of a home.

What We Do

We strive to empower the next generation of first time homeowners through education and resources.


Our classes educate West End residents about homeownership and financial literacy.

Go to classes


Receive support if you are at risk of foreclosure on your home.

Home Repair

Receive loans to support home repairs.

“WENHOC helped me when I didn’t even know where to start.”

– First time homeowner

Our Programs

Homeownership Classes

We offer several classes and workshops centered around homeownership and financial literacy to help the West End community achieve stable financial futures and cultivate a new generation of property owners.

Foreclosure Assistance

This HUD-approved workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the business of managing a multi-family home. As a landlord you’re running a business. Learn what it takes to be successful and have good rapport with your tenants. Understand Rhode Island landlord/tenant law and your responsibilities as a landlord from applications, lease agreements, lead disclosures, and more.

Home Repair Loans

Our Financial Fitness Workshops are for everyone, whether you are looking to learn more about homeownership, expand your knowledge on investing or need tips on how to start a budget. Through these free one-hour workshops participants gain knowledge on achieving financial goals, budgeting, banking, looking out for fraud and predatory lending, financial planning for the future and preparing for homeownership. We help individuals align their financial priorities and prepare for the future.

Apply Today

Complete our intake form and disclosure agreement to apply to one of our programs or register for a class.

Support WENHOC

A $99 donation to West Elmwood Neigborworks Homeownership Center sponsors a homebuyer education class.