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Resident Opportunities & Self-Sufficiency Program

JCHA is a long-time recipient of the ROSS grant from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). The ROSS grant’s purpose is to provide Social Service Coordinators at public housing communities to assist resident in their efforts to achieve self-sufficiency.

 

The JCHA ROSS program aims to encourage resident empowerment and self-sufficiency through supporting resident health and wellness, education and workforce development opportunities, financial literacy, digital inclusion, recreation and enrichment, and aging in place. JCHA’s on-site ROSS Service Coordinators:

 

  1. Meet with residents individually in a confidential setting to conduct comprehensive needs assessments and develop individualized action plans.

  2. Assist residents in obtaining/accessing services appropriate to address the needs/goals identified in their action plans.

  3. Provide residents with direct resume writing, job search, and college/training program application support.

  4. Monitor and track the ongoing provision of services.

  5. Plan, implement, and coordinate daily program activities.

  6. Develop relationships with community partners to provide residents with a wide range of resource referrals and program opportunities.

  7. Encourage residents to participate and engage in workshops, trainings, and seminars.

 

Contact information for ROSS Service Coordinators by Site:

 

BERRY GARDENS

Shonda Jeter, On-Site ROSS Service Coordinator

Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday

Location:

Email: sjeter@jcha.us

Phone: 201-706-4753

 

HUDSON AND HOLLAND GARDENS

Shonda Jeter, Off-Site ROSS Service Coordinator

Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday

Email: sjeter@jcha.us

Phone: 201-706-4753

 

BOOKER T WASHINGTON

WomenRising

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

Location: 74 Fremont Street, 2nd Floor

Phone: 201-989-8487