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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 7-2018.pdf

ROSS

ROSS Brochure.pdf

ROSS Brochure (Spanish).pdf

If you have questions, require additional information, or want to apply to self-sufficiency programs, please contact:

Maegen Segura
Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator
(805) 647-5990  Ext. 3240
msegura@hacityventura.org

Maria L Martinez
Resident Opportunities & Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator
(805) 647-5990 Ext. 3242
mmartinez@hacityventura.org

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