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Family Self-Sufficiency Programs

The FSS Program is designed to assist families receiving rental assistance through the Public Housing program become self-reliant and economically self-sufficient within five (5) years. This assistance is provided in the form of coordinated supportive services, referrals for education, job training, job placement, and workshops for personal development and life management skills.


Upon admission to the program a needs assessment is done. With the assistance of the FSS Coordinator an Individual Service Plan is completed. The participant must also sign a Contract of Participation making a commitment to become self-reliant and economically independent within five years.




FSS Program Goal:

To assist public housing residents move toward self-sufficiency and lessen their dependence on govenment assistance.



Case Management

Case management is essential to the FSS program. This area of importance allows you to work one-on-one to establish goals that are attainable and ensure you're successful in all that you do.Interested in the program?

Contact: Calvetta Watlington
336-226-8421, Ext. 222 or 336-380-0359

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