Starting Strong: Credit Building for Youth Transitioning from Foster Care

This Prosperity Now report provides lessons learned for enhancing credit building activities for youth leaving foster care. Beyond explaining the need for financial independence and credit’s role among this population, the report highlights five organizations that successfully integrate programs for youth and asset building: the Children’s Home Society of Florida, DePelchin Children’s Center, First Place for Youth, the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, and the RightWay Foundation.
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
December, 2018
Date: 
December 2018
Source: 
Partner Resources
State: 
Florida
Nebraska
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Debt Management and Credit Counseling
    • Financial Literacy and Education
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
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