Family Budget

Raising a family can be expensive. Here are some resources to help you figure out how to do it without financial stress.

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Financial counseling services

Boulder County Department of Housing & Human Services: Financial Counseling Program provides free individual counseling aimed to help build skills and knowledge base in the areas of personal finances, budgets, financial goal planning, credit history, buying a new home, reverse mortgages, and foreclosure prevention.
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When money is tight and resources are limited, creating a ‘plan for spending’ might be the last thing on your mind. Creating this plan when you’re in a low or no-income situation can actually be one of the best ways to begin to problem solve and gain control over your financial life. In this workshop, we explore the use of creative thinking and resourcefulness to build a spending plan that moves you towards greater financial stability. Learn to use tools and techniques to make a budget that works for YOU through the use of community and personal resources that help bridge financial gaps. Identify the nuts and bolts of how to track your income and expenses. Leave this workshop with clear, motivating action steps to help you gain power of your financial situation.

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family grocery budget

We like to say “We offer a hand up, not a hand out”! Sometimes that “hand up” simply means providing people the ability to increase their skill set or knowledge on a specific topic.  With several different classes offered throughout the year, participants can take advantages of a skill that interests them.  If you are interested in learning more about a certain industry or life skill, be sure to tell your Resource Navigator.

We offer the following:

  • Life Skills Classes

  • Financial Skills Classes

  • Nutrition Classes

  • Job Training in Culinary Arts

  • Budget Counseling

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Emergency Family Assistance

EFAA helps those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means, and supports their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency.