Services

Britepaths' services are designed to help individuals and families in Northern Virginia who are struggling to pay their bills in our expensive area. Often, they are working hard, but they live paycheck-to-paycheck. Any kind of unexpected expense, such as a car repair, rent hike or medical expenses, can throw them into a financial crisis.

Family receiving financial assistance from Britepaths

Note Our COVID-19 Changes: Britepaths and the Financial Empowerment Center at South County's offices are closed to the public. We are offering our services virtually until further notice.

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Financial Literacy Class
Family services from Britepaths
Children support services from Britepaths

Financial Empowerment Program

Financial mentoring and coaching, classes and other opportunities and supports to help community members facing financial challenges better understand their finances and work toward self-sufficiency.
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Financial Empowerment Center at South County (FECSoCo)

Britepaths manages FECSoCo in partnership with the United Way of the National Capital Area and Fairfax County, offering financial and job readiness coaching, small business and tax consulting, workshops and more.
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Workforce Development

Coaching and supports to help job seekers navigate the job search process and work toward finding meaningful employment.
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Network Up

A short-term mentoring opportunity that pairs underemployed or unemployed individuals with a professional in their desired job sector.
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Avenues to Career Training (ACT)

Free intensive Information Technology certification courses and a healthcare pre-employment program to help qualified Northern Virginia residents start their careers. 
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Food Bridge

Emergency and short-term food assistance to Fairfax County area residents to maintain financial stability while they work through a crisis. 
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Financial Assistance

One-time grants to help Fairfax County area residents catch up on rent or utilities or make a greatly needed car repair so they can remain financially stable while they work through a crisis.
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Food4Thought

Offers supports and leverages community donations to help our partner Fairfax County Public Schools provide supplemental food to students in need at their schools.
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Holiday Program

Offering families meals and gifts for their children to ease stress and provide hope during the winter Holiday season.
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Back to School Program

Ensuring that students in need in Fairfax County Public Schools receive the supplies they need to succeed during the school year.
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