Family Support & Well-being

Building Foundations for Economic Mobility E-Newsletter

The Building Foundations for Economic Mobility (BFEM) E-newsletter is produced by the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE). It is dedicated to staff working with families. This page provides current and past issues of the newsletter.

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Partnering with Career Pathways Programs

Head Start programs are committed to assist  families become more financially independent and strong. In this issue, learn more about how programs can help parents in achieving their education, training, and career goals.

Economic Mobility Goals: Partnering with Families

Head Start and Early Head Start programs are well positioned to partner with families to achieve their goals. In this issue, learn strategies for goal-setting  with families concerning their finances.

Head Start and Apprenticeship Programs

In this issue, take a look at apprenticeship programs. Learn how they can help parents earn income while gaining valuable job skills.

Partnering with Community Colleges to Support Student Parents

Discover the benefits of partnering with community colleges to support the educational goals of parents in your programs. Learn how to help parents realize greater financial security over time.

The Relationship Between Housing and Economic Mobility

Stable housing is critical to child development and family well-being. For young children, a stable home provides a positive environment for engaging in nurturing relationships with parents and other family members. In this issue, explore housing goals and economic mobility.

Managing Finances to Achieve Adult Education Goals

Budgeting is an important skill for anyone who is learning to manage finances. In this issue, explore financing education goals and budgeting. Find resources to help parents make informed financial decisions about how to pay for college.

Last Updated: August 5, 2019