The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Helping vulnerable kids & families succeed

Family Economic Success

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CFES in Action

These programs across the country are using the Family Economic Success approach to build strong financial futures for families and communities.

Transitional Jobs Program Offers Help for Former Inmates
The New Haven Transitional Employment and Peer Support Project uses job training, literacy and math classes, and mentoring to help former inmates re-enter the community and stay on the right path.
Drivers License Recovery Program Helps Families Improve Employment Prospects
Regaining a drivers license can help individuals to overcome barriers and access better opportunities.
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Medical Debt Program Helps Des Moines Families Stabilize Their Finances
A neighborhood health initiative and the medical community work together to help working poor families who are overwhelmed by medical bills.
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Milwaukee Jobs Partnership Trains Workers to Meet Employer Needs
WRTP/BIG STEP in Milwaukee connects trained and motivated workers to the employers who need them.
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Oakland Food Stamp Program Uses Technology to Strengthen Outreach
An innovative pilot program in Alameda County, CA uses technology and multi-lingual outreach to increase food stamp use.
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LISC and Centers for Working Families Help Chicago Families to Stabilize Their Finances and Move Ahead
Employment services, financial services and income supports are brought together to build family economic success.
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New Mexico’s TVI and its Center for Working Families Provide Services and Supports to Help Students Succeed.
Bundled services and an array of resources keep students on track to meet their goals.
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/upload/images/fes/kw2e1241.jpg Philadelphia Campaign Connects Savings from EITC to Asset Building
Philadelphia's Campaign for Working Families celebrates their third-year success and looks ahead to new challenges.
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Building Community and Hope in South Texas
Proyecto Azteca, a home-building program in San Juan, TX, offers low-income residents the chance to build a better life.
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/upload/images/fes/class2small.jpg Banking Relationships Build Stability and Access
Citizens Trust Bank in Atlanta and Legacy Bank in Milwaukee are reaching out to unbanked residents in their communities.
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/upload/images/fes/003small.jpg New Financial Center Signals Change in Southwest Baltimore
A partnership of the Operation ReachOut-Southwest coalition and the Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation brings critical financial services back into a Baltimore neighborhood.
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