Forward Motion – A Family Self-Sufficiency Program


Forward Motion – A Family Self-Sufficiency Program

When you have a Section 8 voucher with Vermont State Housing Authority, you may choose to participate in the Forward Motion / Family Self-Sufficiency Program. This program is voluntary and is designed to help families become financially self-sufficient.

The program offers the following benefits:

  • Employment and financial coaching
  • Recommendations and referrals to community partners who can help you overcome barriers to employment
  • An FSS Escrow savings account can accrue as you have increases in earned income.

For more information, please click on the short video below:


You may learn more about the program by reading this Forward Motion Info Sheet.

If you are interested in joining the Forward Motion/FSS Program, please reach out to the coordinator who works in your county to set up a one-on-one meeting to answer any questions and enroll in the program.

Amber Neddo covers Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle Counties

Carmeta French covers Caledonia, Essex, Orleans, Orange, Rutland, and Washington Counties

Telma Patterson covers Bennington, Windham, and Windsor Counties


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