“Eighty-five percent of women who leave an abusive relationship return. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a significant proportion of women who return to the relationship attribute their inability to deal with their finances as a major contributing factor, which is often enhanced by the fact that the abuser often has all of the economic and social standing and complete control over the family finances.” Forbes, 09/02/2010.
We exist to help change this. The Libertad Fund was established for Human Options graduates of the 2nd Step Program and/or their children, who enroll at a 2- or 4-year college, a vocational training site, or other educational program. It may be renewable based on available funding.