Circles Ally Role

What's Expected?

~ Build lasting friendships.

~ Provide emotional support.

~ Assist with issues.

~ Walk with people in poverty toward a place

of economic self-sufficiency.

~ Share with the community the barriers you

discover holding people in poverty.

Check out what Circles Orange County says about the importance of their Ally relationships.

Follow this link to view their video:

I'm Ready! What Else Do I Need to Know?

~ Apply to become an Ally through the

Nashua contact information.

~ Participate in a three part training class.

~ Attend 3 two hour Community Meetings per month

working within a Matched Circle

and the Circles program.

~ Work with your Circle Leader

toward these outcomes:

~ Stabilizing Food, Safety, Housing,

Healthcare and Transportation

~ Increase Household Income/Assets

~ Decrease Debt

~ Improve Credit

~ Expand Resources and Support Network

~ Support Employment Advancement

~ Encourage Education (Informal and Formal)

~ Increase Awareness of Social Systems

~ Support Personal Growth and

Self Advocacy Skill-Building