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INTEGRATED SERVICES
Low to moderate income families may  nd themselves in need of multiple types of assistance. People Incorporated’s services range from housing to education, and often serve more than one member of a local family. People Incorporated staff work together, across programs, to make sure all of a client’s needs are met.
Result in
Greater Success
“People Incorporated made it available for me to have a decent start and correct my credit so I can be a homeowner. You all are an awesome help for people! “
—Randall Davidson
Integrated
Services
INTEGRATED SERVICES FY2018 IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS
VA CARES helped 41people attain living-wage employment
and 121 ndsafe,affordable housing following incarceration.
People Incorporated helped 1,039 householdsobtainsafe, affordable housing.
242 individualstookcredit
and budgeting classes.
EX-OFFENDER SERVICES
Through Virginia Community Action Re-Entry System (CARES), ex-offenders receive assistance transitioning from state prison to life in the local community. People Incorporated provides Virginia CARES services in Southwest Virginia and Fauquier County,
and the Cities of Fredericksburg and Warrenton, assisting clients with information, referrals to local agencies, counseling and peer support, and employment assistance. People Incorporated provides ex-offender services through CSBG funding in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park. Staff educate employers about the bene ts of hiring returning citizens to  ll employment needs, and collaborates with service agencies, probation of cers, churches, and other local resources to maintain a close network of support for program participants.
PERSONAL LOANS AND CREDIT COUNSELING
Low to moderate income populations may not qualify for services at a traditional bank. Community Economic Development staff provide training, credit counseling, and personal loan services to quali ed low-income families. These services promote under-standing of loan terms and fees, reduce dependency on credit cards and high-cost, short-term credit options, and increase clients’ long-term credit standing and  nancial well-being. While clients receive the loan funding they need, they develop  nancial literacy and build their personal assets for a sustainable  nancial future.
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