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Local Initiative Support Corporation. (2013). Elements of a Successful Financial Opportunity Center.

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Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs) are career and personal finance service centers that help low-to moderate-income people build smart money habits and focus on the financial bottom line. LISC has a network of nearly 80 FOCs across the country, embedded in local community The Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2006).

Center for Working Families: A How-To Guide.

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Learn how Annie E. Casey Foundation has been creating pathways for families through its work in economic opportunity Discover how the Center for Working Families went from prototype to national model. Centers for Working Families on the ground. Learn how three sites have implemented the model, and check out this guide for steps to create a successful center.

Working Families Success Network is working nationally to advance a fresh approach to helping low-income families achieve financial stability.