Focus Area: Income
$291,000 - 7 Programs - 7 Agencies
Financial Self-Reliance for Individuals and Households.
RUW focuses on helping individuals and households gain financial self-reliance through positive financial practices and employment. Our goal is to ensure that individuals have the skills needed to hold a steady job in today's workplace and to balance spending and savings with income.
2017 Income Funding
Families and households sustain financial self-reliance by obtaining and maintaining employment.
Families and households sustain self-reliance through positive financial practices.
Individuals benefit from RUW funded income program.
Adult and child survivors of domestic violence will be stabilized in housing.
Individuals will increase financial self-reliance through short-term assistance, financial stability training, and long-term improvements in financial practices.
Family law cases will be settled, generating over $275,000 in child spousal support and increasing financial stability.
People experiencing homelessness will improve their income and secure stable housing through employment or through secure benefits.
Veterans and their family members will complete financial literacy training, align spending with savings, and avoid homelessness.
Providing agencies include: Central Virginia Housing Coalition Homeless Diversion Central Intake, Rappahannock Legal Services Child and Spousal Support, Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity Home buying program, Quin Rivers Support Services for
Veteran Families, LoisAnn’s Hope House Adult Services, Micah Step Forward, and Empowerhouse Domestic Violence Housing and Employment Supports
RUW Outcomes for Income:
- Positive Financial Practices: Families and households sustain financial self-reliance through positive financial practices.
- Employment: Families and households sustain financial self-reliance by obtaining and maintaining employment.
Rappahannock Region Financial Stability Coalition
Maryanne is a 70-year-old single mother of three. Her daughter is terminally ill and bedridden. Since her daughter’s illness, Maryanne has been the caregiver for her grandchildren…
Mr. Davis is a middle-aged widower with two teenage daughters. He suffers from serious health issues, and has become totally blind over the past several years.
Thank you seems so small for the true way I feel and for what I want to say. I am truly grateful to all at the Thurman Brisben Center for reaching out to help someone who truly could not help herself.