G.O.A.L.S. Initiative

Generating Opportunities for Achieving Lasting Success

You are invited to apply to participate in the study of a new program to increase financial independence and improve opportunities for you and your family.

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You might receive mentoring, coaching and other resources to help meet your goals and needs. This will include a 2-year commitment and taking 5 surveys about your experience during the program. Your time is valuable, so you will receive a gift card every time you take a survey.


You can apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are between 18 and 60 years old
  • Your household income is below the criteria for the study
  • You live in one of these zip codes: 78201, 78204, 78207, 78211, 78214, 78217, 78221, 78222, 78224, 78225, 78226, 78228, 78237
  • One person per household can join

Application Deadline


Applications accepted: June 1, 2022 – July 31, 2022

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The program is sponsored by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. and will be implemented in partnership with Family Service and Empower House. The study is led by Dr. Melinda Denton at UTSA.

Family Service: G.O.A.L.S. - UTSA
Family Service: G.O.A.L.S. - Empower House
Family Service: G.O.A.L.S. - Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

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Please submit the required fields below to initiate your application, if you have any questions please call 210-431-7550.

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