Family stability, including financial stability, is critical to a young child's development. Asset building is a term that refers to an array of services and resources that can help families take steps toward financial stability and provide protection during tough economic times. This document describes resources and strategies your organization can use to bring asset building services to individuals and families.
An estimated 43 percent of children under age 6 live in low-income families. Because of their close relationships with families, Head Start providers can play an important role in connecting families to asset building services that will help them to achieve financial stability. Asset Building for Head Start Providers [PDF, 712KB]
Asset Building for Head Start Providers. Assets for Independence Resource Center. 2013. English. [PDF, 712KB].