Career Family Opportunity
A groundbreaking five-year program that has a proven track-record of helping low-income families reach the middle class and beyond.
Career Family Opportunity (CFO) is EMPath’s flagship five-year program that strengthens low income parents cognitive and emotional reserve in their journey to achieve economic independence. CFO is the origin program for the development of the economic mobility coaching approach, called Mobility Mentoring. Mentors and participants create personalized plans that will lead to a stable future for themselves and their families. Program goals include all pillars of the bridge: well-being, employment and income tracking towards self-sufficiency, $3,425 of their own money saved in a matched savings program, college completion, and housing stability. Graduates will have saved $10,000 as an asset, which is approximately three months of living expenses. Program offices are located in South Boston.
10 Years of CFO
Eight women graduated from the five-year program in 2019, the 10th anniversary of the program