United Way meets housing needs and educates individuals about how to manage their income, enabling them to live self-sufficiently. Twelve percent of United Way of Southeast Mississippi’s community investment is allocated to financial stability programs.
Programs and Community Partners receiving funds in this area include:
Bank On Hattiesburg partners with a group of financial providers to educate and help support the unbanked and underbanked.
BCS provides financial education and housing sustainability to its clients.
Habitat for Humanity addresses the needs of adequate housing in our area by offering people the life-changing opportunity of home ownership.
THRIVE educates those in the community with limited resources how to improve their lifestyles by taking personal responsibility for their financial decisions.