FINANCIAL LITERACY ONLINE TRAINING

The Foundation, in collaboration with the Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy, developed an online financial literacy training for youth transitioning out of the child welfare system so you’re better able to successfully manage money and debts, and to begin building assets.

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
  • Access to the online Financial Literacy training tool that will help you successfully manage your money
  • Increased confidence in handing your money through effective budgeting
  • Empower you to save money and to begin building assets
  • Can access the online training at your convenience
Eligibility
  • Under the age of 30 (for youth 18 years of age and under, a referral will be required from a child protection worker)
  • A current or former Crown (permanent) Ward with a Canadian child welfare agency, or youth eligible for Continued Care and Support for Youth
  • Motivated to gain the skills, tools & knowledge to better manage your money
Course Structure

The course consists of 6 modules covering the following topics: Budgeting, Banking and Financial Services, Saving, Credit Basics, Debt, Debt Repayment & Creditors

  • Learners will take a short quiz at the end of each module, and a summary quiz at the end of the course in order to encourage full participation
  • Participants will receive an electronic certificate of completion when they have finished the course
  • Participants will have 3 months from the time of registration to complete the course (extensions may be given on a case-by-case basis in exceptional circumstances)
Pre-registration
  • To register for the training, youth must pre-register with Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada using our online application portal.
  • Once pre-registration has been completed, you will be contacted via email with steps on how to register and begin the online training

For more information please contact Fatima Gardaad at (416) 923-0924 x248 or fgardaad@cafdn.org

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