Family Support & Well-being

Building Foundations for Economic Mobility (BFEM)

Head Start and Early Head Start programs are well positioned to partner with families to achieve their goals. Successful goal-setting relies on strong partnerships between staff and families. Partnerships are built through ongoing, positive, goal-directed relationships and honest, open, and mutually respectful communication. Families may focus on greater economic mobility as an important piece of their well-being and progress.

Explore this collection of resources from the Building Foundations for Economic Mobility (BFEM) Initiative. Find the latest information about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a tax benefit for low-income individuals and families.