Self Sufficiency

Self-Sufficiency

Every day, SAHA residents take steps to become homeowners, reach educational goals or obtain employment. We, as an agency, aim to empower residents and equip them with the resources they need to reach their goals.

FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY

FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY

The Family Self-Sufficiency ( FSS) Program aims to help residents achieve economic independence in five years.

The self-paced, voluntary program helps Public Housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher Program participants set goals to achieve in five years and earn an escrow check following program completion.

During the program, participants will receive or have access to:

  • One-on-One Case Management
  • Referral Services
  • Money Management Classes
  • Education and Training
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Parenting Skills
  • Workshops
  • Communication Skills

CONTACT

JOIN TODAY
Family Self-Sufficiency Program
210.477.6026

JOBS PLUS

JOBS PLUS PROGRAM

The Jobs Plus program works with residents and their individual needs. Jobs Plus staff helps residents identify and accomplish short and long-term employment goals.

The Jobs Plus program helps residents receive training and find employment opportunities. SAHA partners with Alamo Workforce Solutions to identify in-demand occupations, as well as employers willing to provide training or educational assistance.

Jobs Plus helps residents gain and retain successful employment through:

  • Providing members with employment related services
  • Providing members community support to assist in maintaining employment
  •  Providing financial incentives that promote continued employment

The Jobs Plus services are currently available at Cassiano Homes.


CONTACT

For more information on the Jobs Plus program, email jobsplus@saha.org.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

SECTION 3

Join the Section 3 Employment Referral program to become eligible for free industry training programs offered by SAHA and its contractors. Individuals in the Section 3 Employment Referral Program are then referred to hiring managers for employment opportunities with SAHA.

Participate in the Section 3 Employment Referral Program by completing the Section 3 Individual Verification Form.


APPLY

ROSS

Connect with training, educational tools and social services through the Resident Opportunity Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program. The program is open to all residents participating in SAHA programs.

SERVICES

  • Individual Training and Service Plans
  • Job Training
  • Resume Development and Job Search Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • College Preparation Assistance
  • GED and Literacy Training
  • Financial Literacy
  • Life Skills Workshops Including Money Management, Credit Repair, Parenting, Personal Development

CONTACT

East Side & North East
210.559.3329

South Side & Medical Center
210.823.0637

Westside
210.557.0123

CONNECTHOMESA

ConnectHome

Complete six computer training courses and earn a free digital device through ConnectHomeSA. The training of open to all residents participating in SAHA programs. Children have the opportunity to also receive a hotspot after completing the program.

TRAINING TOPICS

  • Computer Basics
  • Internet Basics/Navigation
  • Email Basics
  • Intro to Microsoft Word/ Google Docs
  • Online Safety & Cyber Security
  • Social Media Basics
  • Financial 101
  • Online Job Searching

CALENDAR

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February Schedule

CONTACT

ConnectHome Coordinator
210.477.6019