The Annie E. Casey Foundation wants to spread the word about its Centers for Working Families® (CWF) concept. CWF tackles the problems faced by low-income working families navigating a fragmented system trying to help. CWF offers a framework for delivering key services and financial supports through an integrated approach. This report presents insights into three successful  programs showing how they have adopted the CWF approach in response to different local circumstances and opportunities. It also offers a picture of what the fully developed CWF’s approach looks like. 

January 10, 2010

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    What the Center for Working Families approach is.

  2. 2

    How the CWF model fosters success in different settings.

  3. 3

    Why the Casey Foundation is promoting the CWF approach.

  4. 4

    How you can partner with Casey in promoting the CWF economic model.

Key Takeaway

Bundled services can lead to economic success

As of early 2009, more than 20,000 participants had received CWF services, with approximately two-thirds receiving bundled services in the employment, benefits/supports and financial services areas. 

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations