1 edition of Self-sufficiency for single parents found in the catalog.
Self-sufficiency for single parents
|Statement||prepared by the Vermont Department of Social Welfare.|
|Contributions||Vermont. Dept. of Social Welfare.|
|LC Classifications||HV742.V4 S45 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 90 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||86621240|
Selfpower is the power and confidence that comes from deep within the human spirit – once it’s realized, no one can ever take it away. Our role at Project Self-Sufficiency is to simply help single parents see it, believe it, and achieve it. Our goal as an organization is to cultivate the grit and determination necessary for a lifetime of achievements for single parents and their children. Written in a down-to-earth, engaging and often amusing style, the book will appeal to single people as much as to those with large families, to women who want to be more creative, resourceful and independent, to men who want to rediscover their inner 'hunter-gatherer', and to parents looking to equip their children with basic life skills.
Footnote: The Self-Sufficiency Standard for California calculates the full cost for six basic needs (housing, child care, food, transportation, health care, and other necessities), factors in taxes and tax credits, and adjusts for variation in place of residence and family composition. All adults in . The General Consensus is acres to be self-sufficient. Even though a lot of those sources put the number at a lot less, the general consensus is that you really need at least 5 acres of land per person to be self-sufficient. And that’s assuming you have quality land, adequate rainfall, and a long growing season.
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Self-sufficiency is an absorbing paean to traditional crafts and country ways including sections on: Carpentry techniques (without power tools) for making out buildings and bed headboards, tips for raising (and slaughtering) barnyard animals, guides to preserving food, baking, making pottery, tying knots, composting, making your own paper, binding your own books and writing in them with /5(49).
Great book. Inspiring, with many tried and true methods to use on your path to self sufficiency. The illustrations in the book are FANTASTIC, I am not sure if they were done by the publishing company or the authors wife. I read that the Sally Seymour did the illustrations but she is not given credit anywhere in the book that I can by: Project Self Sufficiency is a terrific support to us tired, hard working single parents that are trying to better ourselves and obtain a degree and a highee career.
PSS steps in for us single parents and helps with many of the overwhelming additional the expenses that come with going back to college.5/5(14).
Self-sufficiency is the quality of feeling secure and content with oneself, a deep-rooted sense of inner completeness and stability. On a superficial level, it’s similar to secure self-esteem. There is concern (and some evidence) that children of single parents are less likely to be successful adults.
The book discusses the trends in public debate about this problem. In particular, it examines the issue of providing public assistance to such families and. The idea that single parents should work toward self sufficiency was a great idea but with the current job crunch being self sufficient is not easy.
Considering the fact that the recent crop of college graduates are mostly still unemployed, what hope does the undereducated truly have. The Single Mom's Survival Guide If you're splitting up, you need to help your kids (and yourself) make it through the rough stuff. By Meagan Francis and Ilisa Cohen, Photo by Ted Morrison.
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a HOPE (Homeownership and Opportunity for People Everywhere) initiative enacted in the Nation Affordable Housing Act of The program was created to coordinate public and private resources to enable families to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency.
The FSS program is for single parents and. Every day, Project Self-Sufficiency breaks new ground with single-parent families to access their selfpower. Educational and career empowerment through coaching, goal reinforcement, and significant support helping single parents cut through the stress and barriers to their success in order to selfpower their completely new life.
with incomes below the self -sufficiency levels in were % for single -adult with no children, % for single-adult with one child, and % for single-adult with two children. Self-Sufficiency Standard: Estimates for Hawaii Page | 10File Size: 1MB.
The number of non-married women in the U.S. has increased along with the number of women who are both heads of households and single parents (Martin, ). Women’s greater emphasis on homeownership may be partially explained by the culturally defined responsibility of primary parenthood and as stability providers for their : Sharon Lindhorst Everhardt.
The Self Sufficient Life and How to Live It is the only book that teaches all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land harnessing natural forms of energy, raising crops and keeping livestock, preserving foodstuffs, making beer and wine, basketry, carpentry, weaving, and much more.
Our edition included new full-color illustrations and a special section in which Pages: Buy Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency Revised edition by Seymour, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(57).
John Seymour (12 June – 14 September ) was a prolific early author in the self-sufficiency movement. He had multiple roles as a writer, broadcaster, environmentalist, agrarian, smallholder and activist; a rebel against: consumerism, industrialisation, genetically modified organisms, cities, motor cars; an advocate for: self-reliance, personal responsibility, self-sufficiency.
Key IssuesEach Topic in the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) includes a variety of Key Issues.
These Key Issues describe current and emerging issues in Child the Key Issues area, users can further narrow their search in two ways: by clicking on the key terms (or subtopics) on the left hand side of this page or by conducting a customized keyword search. The Atlantic Crossword For single parents who rely on its commitment to “helping those in need gain the skills and experience necessary to obtain and maintain economic self-sufficiency.
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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). This book is traditionally beautiful in the manner of classic coffee table books: lavishly and beautifully illustrated, with concise yet highly informative text drawing from a multitude of subjects regarding self-sufficiency; everything is touched on briefly, from raising and milking a small cow or goat herd to planting an organic garden to /5.
Partners in self-sufficiency guidebook. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research,  (OCoLC) Single Parent Families. Phantom income and domestic support obligations.
a federally mandated program that promotes parental responsibility and family self-sufficiency by providing families with child support services. n = ), and adolescence (13 – 17 yrs.; n = ).
Overall, participants were parents (55 % female) and one of. KTAP Program Assistance Section. Develops procedural instructions and reviews state and federal regulations for the Kentucky Transitional Assistance and Kentucky Works programs and provides technical assistance to DCBS field staff.Chapter: Child Care and Economic Self-Sufficiency Get This Book Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY (FSS) PROGRAM ACTION PLAN (revised October ) The Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake (HACSL) was established in by a group of citizens concerned with the housing needs of moderate and low-income families.
HACSL began its Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program in The FSS Program CoordinatingFile Size: KB.