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Encompasses the following programs

  • Security/ Drug Prevention
  • Adult Education
  • Youth Recreational
  • Leadership Development
  • Federal Work Study Program


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Security / Drug Prevention
A part-time investigator is employed to investigate allegations of drug-related and criminal activities. The investigator also meets with resident and is involved with the community in a positive manner to assist with community concerns of safety.

Adult Education
The non-profit group for the housing authority, The Burlington Development Corporation, sponsors a scholarship program for residents. The Graves, Reid And Sangal Performance Scholarship(G.R.A.S.P.S) offers awards three times each year for residents to continue their educational goals.

Youth Educational
Youth are assisted with homework and tutoring in our After School Ehrichment Program. Transportation and tutors are provided for this program. College students from Elon University and retired teachers serve as volunteer tutors and mentors to give our youth encouragement to further their education. Youth participate in trips to college/university campuses to instill the value of education. Cultural enrichment trips to plays and museums are utilized as institutes of learning.

Youth Recreational
Recreational activities provided for our youth include visits to amusement parks and oather places of interest as well as organized sports such as basketball, while promoting positive alternatives to peer pressure.

Leadership Development
Our leadership develop ment is offered through our scouting programs. Our youth participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts programs.

We also have Leadership Training for Adults and youth which are held each year for a twelve week and six (6) week period, respectively.

Federal Work Study Program

For more information, contact:

Allen Blue, Adult and Youth Services Director
(336) 226-8421, Ext. 210









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