Self-Sufficiency Program Apply Now
|Cost-Free Resources to Assist You at Every Step of the Way|
|Connection to Resources for Job Training|
|Money Management Counseling for Credit Building, Debt Reduction & Credit Repair|
|After School Program Resources|
|Identify & Assist with Transportation Needs & Understanding Finance Options|
|Home Ownership Counseling|
|Assistance with Exploring Higher Education & Career Paths|
|The difference between starting rent & new rent amount will be placed in escrow & available upon goal completion to be used for homeownership, pay-down debt, education, etc. Interim withdrawal can be utilized to pay off debt to help improve credit score.|
|Initial 3-year contract can renew up to 2 additional years at discretion of SSP Director, 1 year at a time.
Individual Case Management
Resources for Success
Kiss Quick joined the agency in 2016 as the Learning Zone Assistant Manager while attending High School. She continued working at the agency as she pursued her bachelor’s degree at UMass Lowell in 2019. Kiss gained further experience as the Community Service and Resettlement Intern at the International Institute of New England Lowell and was also promoted to the JobsPLUS Community Outreach Specialist at LHA in 2021. She graduated from UMass Lowell in 2022 with her Bachelor’s in public health. Kiss was recently appointed to the position of State Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator in 2023 and is fluent in English, Karen, and Burmese.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE
1. State-Aided and MRVP Residents of Lowell Housing Authority.
2. LHA Residents 18-24 years who are not Head of Household.
SET GOALS SPECIFIC TO YOUR PROGRAM
Determine your goals with your SSP Director. Together we will design a program to meet those goals. Whether you want job training, advancing your education, purchasing transportation, home ownership, etc. our resources will guide you each step of the way.
HOW TO PROCEED WITH APPLICATION
Contact Kiss Quick, SSP Director for detailed eligibility and contract information at: 978-996-2675 or by clicking on the button below to apply.