Building Financial Stability

The whole community benefits when more working individuals and families are able to support themselves and get on solid financial ground.  We focus on lasting solutions that lead to financial security because financially stable people are more likely to access quality healthcare, provide a good education for their children, and contribute to their local economies.

WHAT WE DO


Maintain and Increase Income

*Secure and sustain employment

Financial Education and Services

*Develop financial literacy skills
*Learn to budget and save

Affordable Housing

*Acquire affordable, independent housing
*Obtain income support and subsidies


WHO IS ALICE?


We see ALICE every day – hard working who keep Louisiana’s economy moving but who aren’t sure they can put enough food on their own tables.


FREE TAX PREP


United Way of Northwest Louisiana offers two programs to help those who make less than $64,000 per year prepare their taxes for free. Volunteer Incomes Tax Assistance offers free tax preparation to those who make less than $54,000 at various locations during tax season. More than 2,970 returns prepared totaling $3,433,027 in refunds in 2015.

HOW WE DO IT


Bank On Northwest Louisiana helps the unbanked and underbanked achieve financial stability. Available in Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Bienville, and Claiborne Parishes. More than 1,150 new accounts were opened in 2016.

Lunch & Learn Program

Personal finance training to assist businesses in lowering their payroll costs and helping the unbanked and underbanked employees. Generally held during the lunch hour, the program works to reestablish relationships with safe and affordable institutions and become better managers of their personal finances.


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Funded Nonprofit Organizations


CoHabitat Foundation

500 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Suite #200
Shreveport, LA  71101
318-540-3394

Dress for Success Shreveport-Bossier

1520 N Hearne Ave., Suite 108
Shreveport, LA  71107
318-828-2983

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana

800 W. 70th Street
Shreveport, LA  71106
318-629-5954

Northern Louisiana Area Interfaith Sponsoring Committee

3301 St. Matthias Drive
Shreveport, LA  71119
318-880-7373

SADIES ARMS

4466 Fairway Dr.
Shreveport, LA  71109
318-218-978