Tami joined the ES Program in September of 2009 as a single parent with a son, age three and daughter, age five. Tami was frustrated with not being able to get ahead despite her efforts to work hard.Read More
In 2011 Anthony and Carrie-Anne moved back to their native Bucks County, but he was unable to obtain employment that paid a livable wage. Having hit difficult financial times, Anthony and Carrie-Anne remained committed to becoming financially independent.Read More
Beverly was referred to BCOC in 2010 by the Bucks County Community College where she was a student. She worked part-time and her husband worked full-time. They made too much money to receive any subsidies, but not enough to cover their bills and other expenses.Read More
Glenn contacted the Opportunity Council early in 2015 in hopes of gaining full-time employment. He had run out of unemployment benefits and after several tours of active military duty, he was in need of some guidance on re-entering the workforce.Read More
When Larissa entered the ES program in August of 2013 she was a single parent with a six year old son. Larissa and her coach developed a financial plan for how she would cover living expenses while in school.Read More
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