FSA – Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program (2022)
|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1/2022||The Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program teaches women strategies to assist in preparing them to meet their financial reentry goals.
This program targets the financial deficits incarcerated women face including avoiding financial pitfalls, using a checking account, methods for beginning to save for the future, understanding the use of credit and loans, creating a budget, accessing financial resources, understanding the purpose and use of insurance, and gaining financial independence.
|Hours||This program is typically completed in 18 hours.|
|Program Delivery||To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, the Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program must be delivered by the Special Populations Coordinator, Education, or Business Office staff.|
|Institution Locations||Available at all BOP institutions with designated females.|