Learn how to S-T-R-E-T-C-H your dollars!

…especially, if you don’t happen to have a lot of them.

Are you a parent with financial goals for your family, but is:

    • on a limited budget
    • out of work
    • wanting to better manage your money
    • in need of a house
    • desiring to be self-sufficient & to say goodbye to Welfare?

Let Stretch guide you and your family to build healthy family relationships plus healthy fiscal habits that last.

Stretch will show you how to create a family culture of healthy money management – that is:

    • how to spend it,
    • how to save it,
    • how to maximize it, and
    • how to keep the pantry full & the rent/mortgage paid.


What Caregivers Take Away

    • Certificate of Completion
    • FamPlan© (Our Family’s Mission/Vision/Strategy for Life), that maps out creating and reaching desirable and realizable life goals
    • personalized CRN©, a family’s quick-access directory to needed and/or frequently utilized services and resources in the community

…along with continued access to IPI Support Services for up to 1-year.

Stretch Program Details

    • Duration: 1.5 hours, 2 days per week (as announced)
    • Includes homework assignments, in-class role-playing and assignments, and working in pairs and/or small groups
    • When Available: Day and/or Evening (as announced)
    • Program Duration: 8 weeks
    • Cost: Sliding Fee based on income
    • Funding assistance is available. Some restrictions apply
    • Caregivers include:
      grandparents, family members, foster parents, guardians, adoptive parents, mentors, even parents seeking to reconnect with their children
    • All participants must complete the Intake process
    • Course includes free access (some restrictions apply) to IPI Support Services
    • A Certificate of Completion is issued to parents completing, and actively participating in, all their class sessions

Stretch Program Outcomes

    • more intentional about how money is spent
    • goals created, with plans set on how to achieve them
    • improved decision-making skills
    • more effective communication skills
    • stronger family relationships & stability
    • reductions in family disruption & economic instability
    • reductions in system dependency relapse (recidivism)
    • participants shall have engaged their entire family in exhibiting healthy financial habits, with an understanding of their finances and how money works

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