Fact Sheet How Community-Based Organizations Can Better Assist Moms with Low Incomes
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Moms Say They Value Flexible Supports Most
Mary Bogle, Peter Willenborg, Laura Swanson
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Mothers with few economic resources face the ongoing stress of making ends meet while addressing their children’s needs. This fact sheet highlights how community-based organizations can help these mothers by adopting more flexible and participant-centered approaches to providing support. These insights draw from a report on understanding the coping strategies of mothers with low incomes.

Research Areas Families Nonprofits and philanthropy Sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression Social safety net
Tags Economic well-being Nonprofit sector trends Parenting Women and girls
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
Research Methods Data collection Qualitative data analysis
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