When income doesn’t cover expenses for several months, you and your family face tough choices. But these choices don’t have to be made alone. Reaching out for help during times of financial stress may make the difference in whether your family emerges from the crisis with its emotional and physical health intact.
Supportive people in one or more of the following agencies and organizations may help you work through the problems that accompany a temporary crisis or a long-term life change. You pay for most of their services through tax dollars and community support. Tap their resources as you face the challenges of tough times and tough choices!
"SP711 Tough Times, Tough Choices... You're Not Alone in a Financial Crisis," The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, SP711-2.5M-12/08 09-0121, http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_agexfinman/29