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The FWHA’s Resident Services Department is responsible for assessing the needs of residents and coordinating resident-focused programs that encourage them to achieve their highest level of economic and social independence. The department links program participants to much needed vocational, employment, and educational training, transportation, daycare, health care, and other ancillary services.

Employment and Training

FAMILY INVESTMENT CENTER (FIC)

FWHA’s Family Investment Center (FIC) is a “One Stop Center” that provides services to meet the needs of public and assisted housing program participants. The FIC is located on the first floor of the FWHA Administrative Building, where clients are assessed and receive referrals to services such as adult education and vocational training.

 

NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK CENTER

The Neighborhood Network Center is an information technology center located in the FWHA Administration Building and provides access to computer training, internet-based job readiness and other programs that allow participants to obtain and/or enhance professional skills.

 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

FWHA provides job development services to work with program participants linking them with area employers. Employment services include job readiness seminars, employment roundtables and quarterly job fairs.

 

TRANSPORTATION

FWHA provides monthly bus passes to assist program participants with getting to and from interviews, appointments and employment.

 

RESIDENT CONTRACTORS

FWHA makes a ‘good faith’ effort to employ, train and provide contract opportunities to eligible public and assisted housing program participants within its housing communities.

 

For more information about these and other service offerings, pleace call 817-333-3524.