FSA – Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program (2022)

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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.

Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 18 hours.
Needs Addressed Finance/Poverty
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.

All female sites
Alderson FPC
Aliceville FCI
Brooklyn MDC
Bryan FPC
Carswell FMC
Chicago MCC
Danbury FCI
Dublin FCI
Greenville FCI
Guaynabo MDC
Hazelton FCC
Honolulu FDC
Houston FDC
Lexington FMC
Los Angeles MDC
Marianna FCI
Miami FDC
Oklahoma City FTC
Pekin FCI
Philadelphia FDC
Phoenix FCI
San Diego MCC
SeaTac FDC
Tallahassee FCI
Tucson FCC
Victorville FCC
Waseca FCI