Economic Prosperity

We believe in order for individuals to provide for their families, they need support services, career training and jobs that pay a living wage.

Success Stories

We're providing access and opportunity to help people gain their financial footing with proven methods like job training, financial wellness classes and more. The result is thriving communities where everyone has more opportunity to succeed.

CARING FOR A COMMUNITY

When Tommeia Brown moved back to her hometown of River Rouge, she made a plan to improve her bottom line and more.

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AN INVESTMENT IN INDEPENDENCE

After Imad escaped war-torn Iraq and came to the U.S. as a refugee, everything changed.

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ACCESS FOR ALL: A STORY OF HOPE

La’Tasha Smith knew she needed a way out of homelessness. She found that way out through our skilled trades training program, Access for All.

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STRATEGIES

Job Training

We work with partners to help job seekers advance their careers through resume building and job classes, like Access for All, which a nine-week pre-apprenticeship training program.

 

Financial Coaching

We integrate financial literacy and coaching into all of our safety net partnerships, where families can access tools and products to increase their bottom line.

Tax Assistance

As part of United Way Worldwide’s efforts, we offer free tax prep (an average savings of $200 per user) for individuals who make $64,000 or less, helping families keep more of what they earn.

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YOU CAN HELP

Want to help improve family stability in your community? Make a donation, learn about volunteer opportunities or advocate for policies that support families.

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