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Building Assets Building Stronger Families: A Guide for Combining Asset Building With Family-Strengthening and Healthy Marriage Services.

Publication Year: 
2008
Corporate Author: 
United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Community Services.
Federal Publication/Policy
Page Count: 
306

Acknowledging financial assets as the foundation to financial stability and long-term wealth accumulation, the Assets for Independence demonstration program targets the needs of low-income individuals and families for advancement through financial education and matched savings accounts. Building Assets * Building Stronger Families extends these principles by providing tools and strategies to integrate asset-building and family stability within ACF-supported programs. This manual presents an overview of asset-building and a series of 50 training modules for family-focused programs to showcase the profound connection between economic security and strong families. ACF programs can use this resource to promote family-strengthening activities as appropriate within their respective projects. (Author abstract)

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