Programs Available

Head Start/Pre-School Program:

Located in the Reinvestment Center, 3013 24th Street.  This program is operated in partnership with the Community Action Agency.  For application information, call 810.987.3116.

Save Our Neighborhoods and Streets (SONS):

The Housing Commission provides an apartment in Dulhut Village for the exclusive use by SONS.  SONS offers programs such as Manhood, Breakfast Club, Arts, Talent 10 to name a few as well as many activities.  This provides a very positive impact on the community.  Inquire at 810.989.7667.

Federal Food Surplus Program:

The Federal Food Surplus Program is operated in partnership with the Community Action Agency and is held every three months for families and monthly for seniors age 60 and over.  Locations for food pick-up are The Armory for families and each of our senior villages for persons age 60 and over.  These locations distribute over 400 units (bags of surplus food) to both senior and family residents.

In House Resident Activities at our Senior Villages:

The Housing Commission either provides or partners with other organizations to provide many opportunities free of charge such as a neighborhood watch program, Resident Councils, picnics and barbeques, and a community vegetable and flower garden.  Time limited educational and interactive programs are offered including but not limited to health clinics for blood pressure readings and screening for other medical issues, annual flu vaccinations, nutrition classes, computer usage classes, workshops on topics such as legal issues, aging, and life skill development.    All programs offered are announced in our bi-monthly newsletter distributed to all residents.Text Box: Picture: Ice Rink

In House Resident Activities at our Family Villages:

The Housing Commission either provides or partners with other organizations to provide many opportunities free of charge for our families such as Resident Councils, a seasonal ice skating rink, The Neighbors Festival, Father’s Day events, National Night Out events, a Community Garden, and Computer classes just to name a few. All programs offered are announced in our bi-monthly newsletter distributed to all residents.

Community Involvement:

The Housing Commission participates in several social service committees interested in helping to improve the lives of our residents. We can connect residents with services such as child services, foster care, mental health, counseling, medicine, and social work. The Housing Commission also liaisons with local law enforcement and Blue Water Citizens Against Crime/Southside Coalition and remains active in our community by actively participating in the Back to School program and the Community Resource Fair which offer free food, school items, clothing, and various other items on a county-wide basis with no cost for participants to attend.