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Limited, intensive financial planning education is available for HRM’s two-year transitional housing residents.


Designed and delivered 12-session program to build residents’ financial planning behaviors, including goal setting, recording expenses, checking income and creating personal budgets.  All surveyed participants reported increases in financial planning behavior.

“[The Shine Foundation facilitator] was very helpful.  She was the first person to listen to my problems with concern and offer some suggestions.  I felt like I was finally getting the help I’ve been looking for – genuine advice on budgeting.” – HRM Client