Since 1981, ACHIEVEability has been breaking the cycle of poverty by helping low-income, single parent and homeless families to achieve self-sufficiency. We believe that housing is a necessary first step to ending poverty, and we develop our own program housing to help stabilize families. We know that in order to truly achieve permanent self-sufficiency and financial freedom, education is the key. Everything we do at ACHIEVEability is geared to helping our participants succeed and reach the goals they set for themselves and their families through our Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
We encourage all of our parents to work at least 30 hours per week and to complete at least 5 classes per year toward a post-secondary degree or its equivalent. ACHIEVEability's Family Self-Sufficiency Program is a rigorous program and our parents who celebrate their college graduations will tell you it's worth it!
ACHIEVEability has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, but among those of which we are most proud are: