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FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY (FSS)

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program is designed to assist families and individuals to become financially independent.  Participation in the program in voluntary and requires a personal commitment by each individual.  In exchange, you will receive case management services and the opportunity to establish an escrow savings account.  The FSS Program is five (5) years in length and upon successful completion you can walk out with a check in the amount of the escrow savings account balance! 

Who is eligible?
Anyone currently participating in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program or living in a Public Housing development of the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura (HACSB), who has career/employment goals and wishes to achieve financial independence. 


RESIDENT OPPORTUNITIES &
SELF-SUFFICIENCY (ROSS)


The Resident Opportunities & Self-Sufficiency Coordinator supports residents in identifying  their goals and ways to achieve them.  This might include connecting someone directly with services or coordinating available resources in the community to meet those needs. 

Areas to think about working with your ROSS Coordinator:

Education/lifelong learning
Tutoring/Homework services
Scholarship Programs
College applications
Career paths
Life Skills
Certification programs (e.g. Childminding)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Work experience
Banking and budgeting
Sports programs
Nutrition

and much much more!



 

 





   

FSS
FSS Brochure

FSS Brochure (Spanish)

ROSS
ROSS Flyer 2016.pdf

Information Leaflets both programs
2016 2017 FSS BROCHURE.pdf
FSS Brochure 2017 ENG SPANISH.pdf

If you have questions, require additional information, or want to apply to self-sufficiency programs, please contact:
Juliana Gallardo
Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator
(805) 647-5990  Ext. 3240
jgallardo@hacityventura.org

Ricardo Gurrola
Resident Opportunities & Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator
(805) 647-5990 Ext. 3242
rgurrola@hacityventura.org
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