TANF Family Economic Security (FES) - Financial Literacy Program
The FES – TANF Financial Literacy Program is designed to stabilize families through the development of personal, social and financial assets. This program offers classes to help participant’s financial literacy knowledge and includes; credit options, tax incentives or options, savings benefits and lending issue. In addition, participant’s may have the opportunity to earn a 3-to-1 match on their personal savings to help save money to go to college, professional or trade school, buy a home, purchase tools and equipment for employment or electronic devices for school.
- Participants must complete an application and meet all financial and non-financial criteria to be eligible for the program;
- Household income must be at or below 185% Federal Poverty Level; and
- Applicants must have a minor child residing in the home or be age 16-19 years old and still enrolled in school. Income Chart