Mile High United Way's Centers for Family Opportunity provide a ladder for families to take steps to move out of poverty and toward economic success. Our Centers offer financial coaching, education workshops, and job skills classes, in one trusted location.
Low-income individuals and families in Metro Denver face a variety of overwhelming obstacles in trying to achieve financial stability. One accident or illness can result in unanticipated expenses, burying them in debt.
Accessing the assistance they need can be difficult when the services are spread throughout the metro area. Even the most motivated people can have a hard time navigating the variety of disconnected services.
*Bowen & United Way Worldwide, 2011
of participants have increased their income.
of participants have decreased their debt.
of participants have increased their savings.
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Core services include: Case management, Financial Empowerment, Employment support, Skills-building, Legal services, and Basic needs support.
Having one, accessible, trusted location where families can access multiple services reduces redundancies and improves efficiencies for people to get on the path to economic success.
Many organizations together in one location to provide a seamless delivery of services allows for shared planning, data collection, and coordinated care/services for clients.
Clients who take two or more services are five to six times more likely to experience improved economic outcomes.
Financial empowerment services address the interrelated problems families face in achieving financial security. Services include coaching, banking, housing stability, and tax preparation.
Each client receives coordinated service delivery tailored to their specific needs.
The Mile High United Way Centers for Family Opportunity are located at the Resource Center in Conifer and at Florence Crittenton in Denver.
When you give to Mile High United Way, your dollars do more. When you support our Centers for Family Opportunity today, you will help people access the resources they need to succeed.
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