program provides low-to-moderate income families technical and financial
assistance to become home owners. Call 318-388-1500 for class schedules.
Classes are held three times each year.
groups meet monthly in each development to discuss various issues affecting
their neighborhoods. These groups are instrumental in crime prevention
activities at each housing site. Call your manager for more information
on when these meetings are held.
the MHA has three centers in the following developments. Miller Square,
Berg Jones, and Robinson Place. The following programs are housed in
these centers: Neighborhood Policing, Adult Literacy Program, Girl Scouts,
and Boy Scouts. Phone numbers are as follows : Berg Jones, telephone
318-387-7495, 1951 Samuel; Miller Square, telephone 318-387-7026, 4237
Beale Street, and Robinson Place, telephone 318-322-4431, 5514 Robinson
Resident Police Officers
three police officers reside in three different housing sites. They
patrol the sites thirty hours a month, report to management and attend
are assigned to three developments providing onsite patrols, walking
a beat to get to know the neighborhood and its needs.
are offered by Monroe City School Adult Education. Confidential tutoring
in reading skills to adult clients.
program is designed to help Section 8 residents to become independent
and self-supporting. Participants are referred to various local agencies
that help them reach their goals such as getting a GED, college degree
or job training. They are also referred to agencies that help them with
child care expenses and transportation. Money is placed in an escrow
account in the amount equal to the increase in the tenant's rent which
has resulted from an increased income. These matched funds are then
given to the program participants when they are completely self-sufficient
(no longer need public assistance).
Activities for the Elderly