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LiveAble brings economic self-sufficiency to young families by helping them move from surviving to thriving through peer support, education and mentoring.

Program Overview


LiveAble applies a unique and proven approach to bringing economic self-sufficiency to female, head of households ages 18-30. We help them move from merely surviving to thriving.

The individuals who participate in this program are highly motivated to create a better life for themselves, their children and their community. The program provides a one-year cohort experience for peers to move forward together in a healthy, positive and encouraging environment. Program participants benefit from coaching, credit counseling, goal setting, education and career planning, jobs and other needs resources-all with respect and sensitivity to their culture.

I wanted to change my life, I just didn't know how.

LiveAble Participant

I have more confidence about overcoming obstacles in my life. If I’m down, I won’t stay down for long.

LiveAble Participant

Our Theory of Change

We believe that in order to maximize economic growth, individuals must make progress in the following six areas concurrently: family wellness, personal well-being, education and training, financial management, employment and career management, and parenting.

What is covered over 12 months?

  • Family wellness
  • Personal well-being
  • Financial management
  • Education and training
  • Employment and career management
  • Parenting

What is a cohort?

The cohort model helps participants develop through group interaction. They develop their own voice, learn to think critically in a safe environment and actively engage the learning process.

Our Success

100% of women reported improved self-confidence

100%

80% of participants increased their income by 40%

80%

50% of participants pursued higher education or on-the-job training

50%

80% of participants opened an IDA savings account

80%

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