Gain a multitude of teachers of basic, practical, and income-enhancing skills. Ask the adults about their skills and talents, and honor them by asking them to lead sessions on that craft or skill, probably with another leader. Schedule and announce to the settlement. It's true that we learn most when we teach, and this can help us feel empowered and more part of a community too.
See the work of the Polis Institute, Phil Hissom, http://polisinstitute.org/