Financial Empowerment / DV Housing First

Financial Resources to Break and Stay Free

Safe+Sound Somerset’s Financial  Empowerment Center supports survivors of domestic abuse in creating lives free from economic abuse and dependency. Services provided through our Financial Empowerment Center equip clients with the knowledge, skills, and tools to re-gain control of their finances and their future.

Individual Coaching

Through one-on-one coaching survivors of economic abuse are empowered to create their financial destiny. Survivors learn the basics of money and credit management, savings, housing stability and future financial planning. Clients are connected to resources and services that support their wellness goals to attain self-sufficiency and financial autonomy.


Group Workshops

Financial empowerment groups offer a safe environment for survivors to share their financial experiences with others in a similar situation. Topics of the group workshops include financial safety planning, resume writing, credit building and improvement, and holiday savings and spending.


Children’s Financial Literacy Program

Children Make Cents Too promotes healthy money management for the family through interactive games, educational activities, and parent and child discussions about savings, spending and budget management.


Safe+Sound Somerset’s services are CONFIDENTIAL and offered at NO CHARGE.



To Learn More About Financial Abuse:

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse 

National Network to End Domestic Abuse


Recovering from Financial Abuse:

Enrich:  Personal Finance Program provided by New Jersey Department of the Treasury

A Surprising Path Out of Domestic Abuse: Entrepreneurship 

Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom

The One Minute Money Mentor for Women

Back to Basics: Debt Management

Financial Literacy for Young Learners (Pre-K to 1st Grade)