The Center for Working Families Framework

A comprehensive approach to economic opportunity

This report discusses the evolution and impact of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families framework, which is an integrated service delivery approach designed to help low-income families achieve financial security.

January 26, 2020

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Bundling Services to Boost the Financial Security of Low-Income Families

A new report delves into the evolution and efficacy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families framework. The approach, introduced by Casey in 2004, aimed to help low-income families to achieve greater financial security by intentionally integrating three core services areas: 1) workforce development and employment services; 2) income and work supports; and 3) financial literacy education and coaching.

January 26, 2020

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Reports Explore Helping Young Parents Juggle Work and School

Two reports funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation explore the benefits and challenges that young parents experience when they are working while in school or training. The publications, released by the Urban Institute, highlight the need for policies and programs that help young parents manage their busy schedules and afford their educations.

December 8, 2019

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The Casey Foundation shares blog posts, publications and tools related to its work to transform workforce systems and prepare low-income individuals, particularly young people and people of color, for family-supporting jobs. Sign up for the Employment and Training News,

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