Financial stability and growth including budgeting, credit and savings, and getting the most for your shopping dollars.
Responsibility in parenting, couples work, school involvement, and household management.
Employment (NorthStar) at a living wage starting with work skills that result in getting, keeping and improving job opportunities.
EDucation as necessary to grow in skills and knowledge that support greater self-reliance.
Opportunities to overcome or mitigate mental, physical, and social barriers.
Mastery or discipline in all aspects of the family, expanding outward to voting, joining in community service groups, and mentoring other families.
Hope University offers classes and referrals for people who want to change the direction of their lives but lack the resources to do so. The program follows a comprehensive family, career, and education-based approach to help students in the following areas:
Job search & job retention
Life and family skills
Vocational or countinuing-education preparation
Energy Assistance clients: Please watch one of the videos and ONCE COMPLETE take the survey below. You will not be scheduled for an appointment until you have submitted your workshop survey.
Learn the five step process of money management. This discussion will guide you in setting goals, making a budget, increasing income, and using a spending journal to help you patch spending.
This video series will cover the basics of building a good work ethic. Part 1 discusses such work habits as self-discipline, positive attitude and customer service.
This video series will cover the basics of building a good work ethic. Part 2 discusses such work habits as attendance, workplace appearance and productivity.
Learn what organization really means and discover four simple steps that can help you organize any area of your home. Planning, fighting procrastination, and other principles of time management are discussed. Learn how to use the Covey Time matrix to prioritize all the details in life so that you don't feels so overwhelmed.
Learn how to save money on groceries, utilities, transportation, entertainment and clothing.
This class will help you to understand your credit report and how it affects your credit score as well as ways to improve both. We also discuss how to use credit cards wisely and offer strategies for eliminating and reducing debt through debt consolidation, stepladder payments and credit counseling.
There’s a lot you need to know when you are finding a place to live! Here you will find tools to determine how much you can afford, information on application processes and tips on how to avoid scammers.
You’ve found a new place to live! This video provides information on what is typically in a lease and what you need to do to make sure your damage deposit is refunded when you move out someday.
Short on time? Want to learn more but don’t know where to start?
Hope University has carefully curated this collection of links, videos and articles from across the internet with some great tips on managing money, landing and keeping just the right job, and keeping organized!