Student Loan Repayment Workshop to be Held at Prendergast Library

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James Prendergast Library

The New York State Department of Financial Services will be holding a free workshop titled “Having Trouble Paying Your Student Loans?” on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Prendergast Library’s Fireplace Room. The one-hour workshop will include a presentation, question-and-answer session, as well as brochures and takeaways on the following subjects regarding student loans:

  • Repayment plans
  • Forbearance
  • Deferment
  • Loan consolidation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Loan forgiveness
  • How to bring your loan out of default
  • How to stop wage garnishment

For those who need immediate assistance with any financial question, the Department of Financial Services Consumer Hotline may be called at (800) 342-3736 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional information can be found online at