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Posted on September 28, 2009, by United Way in Uncategorized

Recently, SparkPoint American Canyon Center was profiled in the Contra Costa Times. The article highlights some of the services offered, including job search assistance, credit counseling, and helping people becoming financially literate so they can take control of their finances and their lives.

SparkPoint American Canyon Center is currently in its pilot phase, and is one of seven centers that United Way plans to launch with our partnersaround the Bay Area. SparkPoint Oakland Center has been serving people since March 30.

Read more about SparkPoint America Canyon Center in the Contra Costa Times here.

In the video above, SparkPoint Oakland Center client Fatou tells how an Individual Development Account, which is a matched savings account, is making a huge difference in her life.

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