A household is 1 or more heads of household & their dependents. This may include people who don’t live together (e.g. child at college, parent in nursing home People living together may not be in the same household (e.g. roommates who don’t blend finances
This ONLY includes earned income (wages, salaries, tips, etc.). Report your actual earned income over the last 12 months. Note that this is different from the later question about gross annual household income.
A full month refers to either (1) the calendar month, or (2) any 4 continuous weeks.
Matrix Human Services helps participants become more financially secure by assisting them to get and keep jobs, enter and complete training, access public benefits for which they are eligible, and learn how to manage their money. Matrix Human Services is working with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (“LISC”) to figure out which kinds of assistance and supports are helpful to participants and which ones are not. The information you provide us during your participation in this program will be compiled with other people’s data and shared with LISC to help provide better service to participants.
The information you provide to Matrix Human Services and LISC is completely confidential. In research reports and presentations, your privacy will always be respected and your name or other personal information that might identify you will never be disclosed to the public or sold for commercial purposes.
There are no special benefits or risks to you as an individual if you participate in this research; the information will be used only for learning purposes so that programs know the kinds of assistance and support that help people become more financially secure. Participation in this research study is completely voluntary. If you do not want to participate in the research, you may still continue to receive the same services and supports. So, if you choose to participate in the research, you may discontinue participation at any time without penalty.
If you have any questions regarding this research or your rights, please contact Gregory McPherson, Director of Adult & Senior Programs – firstname.lastname@example.org / 313-526-4000 Ext. 1319