Page 10 - People Inc. Annual Report 2018
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“Re nancing our car has given us more  nancial  exibility, and has given me the chance to start“ building credit in my name!
—Elizabeth Durham
In 2018, People Incorporated became one of ten Community Action Agencies in the nation chosen to participate in a
Whole Family Community of Practice program sponsored by the Community Action Partnership and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The program enables People Incorporated to create opportunities for, and meet the needs of, parents and their children by fostering health, education, economic assets, social capital, and a sense of well-being to create a legacy of economic stability that passes from one generation to the next.
People Incorporated is a HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency that provides professional, highly trained, and experienced Certi ed Housing Counselors to help low to moderate income individuals gain  nancial stability, accumulate assets and equity, and make a long-term investment in their futures by becoming homeowners.
The Weatherization Assistance Program reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing home energy ef ciency through energy audits and home improvements that result in reduced energy costs and improved home safety.
Every year, People Incorporated’s Workforce Development Program assists hundreds of low-income Southwest Virginia adults, youth, and dislocated workers to achieve living wage employment through education, vocational training, employment coaching, referrals, and other job related services. By working one-on-one with families, Workforce Development Specialists ensure a fully educated, trained, and prepared workforce.
172 children ages 0–3 participated in Early Head Start.
93households developed a sustainable budget. 37 purchased homes.
Weatherization services improved energy ef ciency for 36households.
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car loans helped people purchase transportation for work.
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