Certification & Training

Managing Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Participants’ Escrow Account 


While the escrow account plays a significant role in the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program, the different requirements and regulations that surround it can make it confusing to understand.

This training will discuss practical elements including who in the agency is responsible for each aspect of those accounts (the accounting department, management, the FSS Coordinator) and what documentation is required for seamless communication between all toensuring accurate reporting and transmission of data to PIC.

While this training touches on the roles of management and accounting in the process, its primary focus is to give FSS Coordinators the tools and information to be able to develop procedures and timelines while maintaining program compliance and data accuracy.


After completing this training, participants will be able to:

· Understand the goals outlined in the FSS law by Congress

· Operationalize the regulations as they pertain to the escrow account

Who Should Attend?

· FSS Coordinators

· FSS Supervisors

· Accounting Staff