Once the families have graduated and started their own small business Abide provides follow up services for the next two years.
Abide social workers visit families in their homes every one to three months for the first year. They also are available by phone to continue providing counseling and support to each family.
An Abide staff member does an assessment on each Abide family to track their progress at three months, six months, one year, and two years to make sure Abide's programs are working and effective.
Abide business instructors visit families every three months to offer business support and advice.