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By growing its Financial Opportunity Center network, LISC is helping local groups support clients like Brittany Gee Expanding The Integrated Services Model



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How to Do It Resources

Resources for Integrating Financial and Asset Building Services Why it’s important and how to do it

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Integrated Services Delivery website This website outlines the philosophy, best practices and resources for integrated services delivery, which bundle services for low-income families in employment, income supports and asset-building.

Visit the Family Income & Assets page of the How To Do It section for more resources.

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LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers Show Real-Life Results The Washington Post recently recognized LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers as a successful vehicle for helping families and individuals achieve financial stability.

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The LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development is designed to share knowledge and resources with LISC staff, local agencies in the LISC network and others who are working in the field of comprehensive community development. The Institute website, trainings, webinars and peer-to-peer support are tools that help practitioners and their partners successfully implement comprehensive community initiatives.

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"Building Equity By the Tracks"

"LISC is pushing hard to make sure that new rail lines going into towns across the country aren’t just magnets for high-end investments, but also include the services and amenities low-income families need: Affordable housing, health care, financial planning assistance, cultural richness," writes John McCarron in this 2013 article on how transit-oriented development can be a tool for community development that ran in the Next City website

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