Connecting families to these resources is a problem of logistics, and solving it means moving millions of people towards economic security. Single Stop is creating a new pathway for economic mobility in America. Our innovative approach breaks the cycle of poverty by leveraging existing financial resources with opportunities for education, counseling, training, and support—a powerful recipe for lifelong financial stability. Through a unique combination of innovative technology and programmatic expertise, Single Stop is growing the competitive workforce and strengthening local communities.
Single Stop meets individuals and families on their terms at the places they frequent most. Our “one-stop-shop” model provides unprecedented ease of access to a holistic set of services, in one place at one time, utilizing technology to create maximum impact. Since 2007, we have connected 1 million households with nearly $3 billion in supports and services. But with 46 million Americans in need, there’s more to do.
We know the power that one-stop-shopping has online, so why haven’t we applied e-commerce principles to the things that matter most to us all? Single Stop seeks to change that. We are creating the nation’s first “Amazon.com” for social services.
Single Stop believes that finding things such as low-cost healthcare, nutrition assistance, and financial aid should be as straightforward as purchasing an item from your favorite online store. Inspired by the convenience of consumer-facing programs like Amazon.com and Yelp, Single Stop is building a platform that is projected to reach millions of households. This tool will take Single Stop’s proven service model to its most ambitious scale.
Single Stop harnesses America’s most effective anti-poverty tools to create economic mobility for low-income families and individuals. Through a unique one-stop shop, Single Stop provides coordinated access to a safety net worth nearly $1 trillion and services provided by almost a million nonprofits—connecting people to the resources they need to attain higher education, obtain good jobs, and achieve financial stability.
At over 100 sites across 9 states, Single Stop partners with organizations that serve low-income families to provide wraparound services and ensure their clients have access to all the major anti-poverty resources available.