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Financial Literacy Program

At Shepherd's Door, we understand the importance of financial empowerment in breaking the cycle of domestic violence and achieving long-term stability. Our Financial Literacy Program is designed to provide clients with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to take control of their financial futures.

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Program Overview

Our Financial Literacy Program offers comprehensive workshops, one-on-one counseling sessions, and resources tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Whether they are starting from scratch or looking to improve their financial situation, our program equips participants with practical tools and strategies to manage their finances effectively.

Budgeting and Financial Planning:

Participants learn how to create and maintain a budget that aligns with their income, expenses, and financial goals. They also receive guidance on developing a personalized financial plan to achieve their short-term and long-term objectives.

Banking and Credit

Our program educates participants on basic banking services, including opening and managing accounts, understanding fees, and accessing financial products. Additionally, we provide guidance on building and maintaining good credit, managing debt, and understanding credit reports.

Saving and Investing:

Participants learn the importance of saving money regularly and explore different saving strategies and tools. We also introduce basic investment concepts and options to help participants build wealth and secure their financial future.

Financial Rights and Resources

We empower participants by educating them about their financial rights, including consumer protection laws and resources available to them. Additionally, we connect participants with community resources, such as affordable housing programs, job training opportunities, and legal assistance services.

Goal Setting and Financial Wellness

Our program emphasizes the importance of setting realistic financial goals and developing healthy financial habits. Participants learn how to overcome financial challenges, build resilience, and maintain their financial wellness over time.


The Shepherd's Door Financial Literacy Program is a vital component of our holistic approach to supporting survivors of domestic violence on their journey to independence and self-sufficiency. By equipping participants with essential financial knowledge and skills, we empower them to overcome financial barriers, break free from abusive relationships, and build brighter futures for themselves and their families.

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