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From Worcester City Hall to housing authority, efforts to help Maria evacuees ongoing

Since the disaster, the city has, through a partnership with the United Way of Central Massachusetts, hired someone full time to help families find housing and benefits. The Worcester Housing Authority, in addition to relaxing rules to allow evacuees to stay longer with relatives, has found housing for more than 200 families. To read more, please click here.

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WHA apprentice program honored by state public housing association

The WHA was recently honored by the statewide public housing association for a program aimed at helping residents train for and acquire employment. To read more, please click here.

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WHA Board of Commissioners' monthly meeting

The WHA's Board of Commissioners' June meeting will take place on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 1:00PM. The meeting is held in the main conference room at 40 Belmont Street, Executive Offices.

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WHA receives the "Outstanding Agency Award" by MassNAHRO

The WHA has received the “Outstanding Agency Award” by MassNAHRO for its STEP UP program, the innovative employment training program aimed at providing WHA residents with the necessary skills to gain and maintain long term employment. For more information on the program and award, please click here.

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WHA partners with Worcester Tech creating Apprenticeship Program

The WHA and Worcester Technical High School announces a partnership to create a new trades apprenticeship program. Graduating students will have the opportunity to learn through hands on experience as they work towards their journeyman's license. For more information on this partnership, please click here.

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Wellness Fair schedule for June released

In partnership with four healthcare providers, the WHA has released the Wellness Fair schedule for June 2018. WHA residents will be able to receive various services including blood pressure checks, diabetic testing, medication therapy management, and nutrition counseling. The fair will take place at five different WHA developments including Greenwood Gardens, 1060 Main Street, Murray/Wellington Apts., Lincoln Park Tower, and Curran. To view the schedule, please click here.

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WHA rated a high performer by HUD

The Worcester Housing Authority is thrilled to announce that it has received high marks in its most recent performance evaluation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. To view the press release, please click here. To view the WHA "high performer" designation WNT 10pm News video, please click here.

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Donors for After School Learning Center

The WHA would like to thank donors for their contributions to the After School Learning Center: Digital Federal Credit Union, Lindsey Trust, Worcester Arts Council, Dollar General, and Eastern Outdoor Reps Association.

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Donors for Camp Freedom

The WHA would like to thank donors for their contributions to Camp Freedom: UniBank, Cornerstone Bank, Webster Five, and Berkshire Bank.




Worcester Housing Authority
40 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 508-635-3000
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM