Resident Opportunities

Youth Programs

After School – partnership with Lowndes County Boys and Girls Club, which provides tutoring and mentoring to youth residents ages 6-17.

Columbus Housing Youth Enrichment Summer Program (CHYESP) – summer youth enrichment program, which is held for 4 weeks during the summer. It offers a variety of educational and recreational activities for youth.

Girl Scouts – character program that builds girls of confidence, character and courage. Available for female residents ages 5-17. Meetings are twice a month.

Other Programs

Adult Educational workshops - Various community agencies provide educational information and resources to CHA adult residents on budgeting, money management, parenting, health, nutrition, household management, stress management, anger management, career advancement, & literacy.

Senior Day Camp - opportunity for residents age 55 and up to participate in educational classes, game day, recreational outings and trips.

Monthly Site Meetings - held at various complexes within housing authority. Educational speakers provide educational materials. Community Relations Officer along with Resident Service Coordinator meet with residents to discuss concerns, issues, and suggestions to improve tenant quality of life and programs offered by housing authority.

Red Ribbon Week event held in conjunction with National Red Ribbon Campaign. Consists of educational and recreational events centered around tobacco , smoking, gang and drug awareness and prevention Usually held the last week of October.