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Financial Literacy / Asset Building Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 193  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
March 2021

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Tax Credits

Author(s):
This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
Special Collection
March 2016

Building Credit and Assets: Helping Survivors Recover from Economic Abuse

This special collection explores credit, asset building, and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), their intersections, and how they can be leveraged to better support economic justice for survivors of domestic violence.
Special Collection
December 2015

Employment and Domestic Violence

This collection includes key documents on DV as a barrier to work, DV in the workplace, employment discrimination, employment leave, job training, living wage, media messaging, minimum wage, and unemployment.
Special Collection
July 2010

Housing and Sexual Violence

This collection includes resources to assist communities in developing more effective strategies to address the multi-layered and complex relationship between sexual violence and housing.
Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
July 2021

Prioritizing Financial Security in the Movement to End IPV: A Roadmap

Publisher(s):
This report from FreeFrom examines stories, challenges, and solutions from over 50 service providers working in the IPV movement and provides a roadmap for what integrating financial work into the movement to end IPV could look like.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

Publisher(s):
This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Publisher(s):
The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

Publisher(s):
This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

Trust Survivors: Building an Effective and Inclusive Cash Assistance Program

Publisher(s):
In this report, FreeFrom shares lessons learned from 1,000 survivors who received a Safety Fund grant in 2020 about how to build an effective and inclusive cash assistance program that will work for them. Overwhelmingly, survivors expressed that they need a program steeped in flexibility and trust.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2021

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

Publisher(s):
This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.