Join Families First as they kick off the Power of Parenting workshop series here in Western MA on May 19th at the Churchill Homes Community Center.  This program is in collaboration with the Holyoke Housing Authority and Valley Opportunity Council.  Please register at this link: https://tinyurl.com/VOC-POP.

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Gladys Vasquez joined the Family Self-Sufficiency Program in May 2017 and never looked back.   As a single mother of 4 children, she continued to remain diligent and would never allow her difficulties to get in the way of reaching her goals. While in the program, Gladys improved her credit by over 40 points, established a personal savings account, got a great job as an Administrative Assistant at Valley Medical Group, completed the First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, received an escrow in the amount of $28,000 and just yesterday she successfully purchased a home for her family here in Holyoke! We are so proud of her and know that her family will enjoy this home for many years to come.
Gladys wished to share a brief testimonial of her time in the program: 

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