Press Release

Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC.
Livermore, CA – November 4, 2013

On Monday, November 4th 2013, CCCF’s David Muellenhoff was delighted to accept the Lawrence Livermore National Security 2013 Community Gift Program Award on behalf of Tri-Valley Housing Opportunity Center (TVHOC), for which he is the Vice Chair.

The LLNS Community Gift Program Awarded a total of $100,000 in grant funds to local organizations that make positive contributions to the Tri-Valley and San Joaquin County communities. TVHOC was one of only 24 applicants selected to receive funds, and was chosen for it working teaming with CCCF and other established community partners to provide financial literacy education to at-risk young adults in the Tri-Valley.

TVHOC and CCCF currently provide a series of College Planning Meetings for first-generation and low income Latino college students, providing professional level college counseling at no cost, as well as education on relevant topics in financial education, including budgeting for college, post-college financial preparation, applying to college, setting and achieving educational goals and much more. Dr. Connie Dominguez stays after each class for free one-on-one counseling with any of the students, and all classes and counseling are completely free of charge to the general public.

As a local nonprofit credit counseling agency that also offers free financial education seminars, CCCF is a valuable resource. Consumer Credit Counseling Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit agency with offices in Livermore, California. Founded in 2002 by Ishwinder Judge, our mission is to provide free counseling on budgeting, the wise use of credit, and other financial topics to our clients nationwide and especially in the nine-county Bay Area. We also aim to provide low-cost debt management services to those who need it. We are members of the American Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Association (AICCCA) and meet AICCCCA’s rigorous standards of ethics and operational excellence. To learn more about Consumer Credit Counseling Foundation and our community outreach please visit us online at

Consumer Credit Counseling Foundation
2150 Portola Ave., Ste D-186
Livermore, CA 94551