CHOICES Life Skills


CHOICES Life Skills


“I’ve put myself on a budget and for the first time in years, I’m putting money into a savings account regularly.  I’ve always wanted to work in the medical field – I’m researching careers and creating path to realize my dream.” Graduate of Choices

Choices Class Group Photo Becoming self-sufficient is an important goal.  Choices helps individuals learn basic skills which moves them toward self-sufficiency to create a stable home.  Choices has four integrated components that are necessary to achieve self-sufficiency:

  • Financial Management – everyone needs to understand how to manage their money.
  • Employment Readiness – the goal is to find and sustain employment to provide income that will support a healthy, productive life.
  • Physical Well-Being – taking care of yourself is important; being healthy allows you to be at work every day to provide for you and your family.
  • Building Good Relationships – Relationships are important – relationships are why we do what we do – having healthy relationships with family, community and employers allows us to enjoy life to the fullest.


CFH is providing Choices to clients of local Program Partners as well as training people in other organizations to facilitate the Choices Program.

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The CHOICES program is made possible by the generous support of Dominion Virginia Power, Foundation for Financial Planning, Freedom Bank, PNC Foundation, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Sun Trust Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Prince William County and United Way.


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“Catholics for Housing provides affordable housing opportunities to limited-income individual and families throughout Northern Virginia.

Catholics for Housing provides a continuum of housing through life skills training, senior rental assistance in Fairfax County, down payment assistance in Prince William, Fairfax, Arlington and Loudoun Counties, security deposit assistance, rental homes in Vienna, Arlington, Fairfax and Fredericksburg and homeownership opportunities.”

-Karen DeVito, Catholics for Housing Executive Director