Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.

Family Self-Sufficiency Program


The Family Self Sufficiency Program is designed to empower, support, and guide families towards economic independence. Through a continual relationship with Manatee Community Action Agency families will receive help in assessing their needs, setting reachable goals, mentoring, and possible economic support.

Families can be enrolled in Manatee Community Action Agency’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program for up to five years as they work towards becoming economically independent. During this time a major emphasis is placed on educational attainment while requiring part time employment. The Family Self Sufficiency Program is targeted to those individuals and families that are goal oriented, motivated, and persistent in their pursuit of a better economic existence.

Basic Requirements for entry into the Family Self Sufficiency Program includes: Meeting stated income guidelines, Educational committment, and Employment committment.

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