Education & Training- Individual and Family Resources

RCAP Solutions’ Housing Consumer Education Center offers many free workshops and trainings designed to support and educate tenants, potential homebuyers and homeowners on purchasing and maintaining a home. They include:

First Time Home Buyer Certification:  Attendees will learn the steps in the home buying process, how to develop a personal home buying team, how to become financially prepared and will receive Home Buyer Certification when completed. Only $55 per household.

Understanding Foreclosure Options:  Are you a homeowner in distress? This free workshop will discuss options available and how to apply for RCAP Solutions’ housing programs and services.

Tenant Rights & Responsibilities:  Learn from a professional housing counselor how the law protects you as a tenant, different types of tenancies, safe housing code and repair, options available if you are facing eviction and tenants in foreclosure proceedings.

Understanding Credit:  Are you curious about your credit score? Would you like a free credit report? Are you interested in a private meeting with a counselor to review your report? Attend this workshop whether you want to boost your credit score, or want to learn how to navigate the world of credit and debt.

Financial Literary:  Are you in debt?  Do you need help managing your finances?  Are you interested in developing a spending plan? Gain the tools to manage your finances wisely and become financially successful!

Other topics are geared towards professional development and may include Interviewing Skills and How to Launch Your Career

All workshops are held at our training center located at 12 East Worcester Street, 2nd floor, Worcester.

Space is limited and registration is required. For more information click the link below or contact Esmeralda Thornton, 800-488-1969 x 6734,

See all our upcoming HCEC Education and Training events by clicking here to visit our Calendar Page.


RCAP Solutions is an organization that has adopted The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling, a set of guidelines for quality homeownership and counseling services. Industry professionals who adopt these standards can be trusted to provide consistent, high quality advice. For more information, please visit



RCAP Solutions has also been certified with The Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative Seal of Approval to recognize Massachusetts homebuyer counseling agencies that meet or exceed a minimum standard in providing effective pre-purchase, group homebuyer counseling and education to low and moderate income, first-time homebuyers. The Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative is an initiative managed by CHAPA that supports and promotes homebuyer education. For more information, please visit