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Assets for Independence (AFI) Resource Center Content Topic Results

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April 2012

Assets for Independence (AFI) Serving Domestic Violence Survivors Toolkit

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This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance to bring partnerships from concept to reality, and contains answers to such questions as how to structure these partnerships and define the roles and responsibilities of each party, as well as how AFI grantees and DV service providers can launch their first conversations toward partnering.
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  • General Material

Access to Federal Benefits for Domestic Violence Survivors

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This fact sheet provides a general overview of the types of federal benefit programs available to domestic violence survivors. Given its simplicity and brevity, this resource could be distributed easily to survivors.
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  • General Material

Asset Building for Domestic Violence Survivors: Why is it Important?

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This page provides a brief overview of economic abuse, the importance of various asset building strategies for survivors, and findings from a few key asset building programs.
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  • General Material
  • General Material

Increase Access to IDAs for People With Disabilities

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This site includes information on IDA programs for people with disabilities. Resources include eligibility considerations, impact of IDAs on SSI and SSDI, information for AFI grantees serving people with disabilities, principles of universal design, etiquette considerations, and much more.
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  • General Material

Assets for Independence: A Fact Sheet for Domestic Violence Service Providers

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This page provides basic information about the AFI program, who is eligible and how to apply. Information is written for providers working domestic violence survivors.
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  • General Material

Core Competencies for Financial Education

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This document outlines the core elements included in financial education curricula provided through the AFI program. Demonstrated understanding of these competencies is the foundation for basic financial literacy. These guidelines can be used by financial educators to develop financial education assessments, curricula and related materials.
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  • General Material

Reaching Cultural Markets with IDAs: 10 Strategies That Work!

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An examination of 22 highly successful IDA programs for refugee communities indicates certain strategies are important for program success. This brief report highlights 10 such strategies.
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  • General Material
February 2009

Linking Asset Building to Public Benefits and Work Supports

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This webpage provides information on innovative strategies for linking asset building to public benefits and work supports. The San Antonio Coalition for Family Economic Progress is highlighted as a collaborative partnership that has successfully brought together multiple benefits and asset building work.
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  • General Material

First Steps to Building an IDA Project in Native Communities

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This brief document presents an overview of the challenges and considerations when creating an IDA program with Native American communities.
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  • General Material

Providing Financial Education Services to Domestic Violence Survivors

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This brief paper discusses the importance of financial education programs, and specific considerations when working with domestic violence survivors.
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  • General Material

Establishing Individual Development Accounts for Domestic Violence Survivors

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This brief fact sheet describes IDA programs, eligibility requirements, and how AFI grantees can work with domestic violence programs to offer IDAs to survivors.