The Community Services Department consists of one Director, two Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinators, one Elderly/Disabled Services Coordinator, one Resident Services Coordinator and one Youth Services Coordinator.
The Elderly/Disabled Services Coordinator is responsible for the Telephone Assurance Program. The Resident Services Coordinator is responsible for the Van Driver, and Transportation Receptionist.
The Community Services Department has a wide range of responsibilities related to residents of Public Housing in their needs and maintaining strong and vibrant communities. We have computer labs at each of our three sites that we staff with temporary employees during school breaks and for the summer, to help keep our youth busy and out of trouble. These labs are available for adults during the day, Please Contact Community Services for the schedule. Community Services also works with the Section 8 Residents through the FSS Program.
South Terrace Community Center
2nd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM
South Terrace Residents
Kate Ross Community Center
3rd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM
Kate Ross Residents
Estella Maxey Community Center
Last Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM
Estella Maxey Residents
Transportation Services (extension 279): We provide transportation for residents to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores and pharmacies. Some other locations maybe considered for other necessities.
Elderly/disabled Services (extension 284): Coordinates local services, paperwork and assurance for the Elderly and disabled residents.
Family Self Sufficiency (extension 282 & 235) A Contractual Program designed to help adults work toward Self-Sufficiency and off of Local and Government Assistance Programs.
Youth, (extension 283): Counsels with youth and their families as needed to resolve Juvenile and Truancy issues. Works with other organization to supply after school and summer programs and activities
Computer labs: After School Labs are available, at all three Developments, during the school year to assist with homework and programming that helps youth improve their educational skills. Also, available four days weekly during in the summer month to give youth an activity time for simple enjoyment. Kate Ross has an hour (11:00 to 12:00) Monday through Thursday for adults.
Resident Services (Ext. 285): helps residents to locate service organizations to assist numerous issues. Available to counsel residence as needed with community problems. Coordinator of Resident Councils.
Resident Council: Each site has a council that meets monthly to give a voice to residents. Information about happenings in their neighborhood is shared and a time for questions and concerns is given, with appropriate staff available to respond.