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
Mary was the first one to arrive at our new Closed Support Group the day we met, and I introduced myself to her. She smiled shyly, managing to appear friendly despite the evident bone-weariness…
Rappahannock United Way funds programs at LoisAnn’s Hope House to help move people from homelessness to financial stability and then into permanent housing.
Volunteers like Mary Washington Healthcare employee, Donna Saunders, have understood how much it means to families in member agency programs to have a safe, comfortable environment for family therapy.