Social Services

The Social Services Department provides a wide range of services that address the health, financial and emotional needs of all housing authority residents and program participants. These services help maintain independence, promote family self-sufficiency and improve the overall quality of life. The department also provides social services to senior citizens living in other buildings outside of the Housing Authority through a partnership with the Wharton Senior Housing Complex.  We also provide social service assistance to participants of the Family Self-Sufficiency and Housing Choice Voucher Home Ownership Programs.

The Social Service Program provides:

  • Case Management Services
  • Family Self Sufficiency Program
  • Holiday drives
  • Community service opportunities
  • Collaborative efforts with other organizations
  • Recreational/Educational and Health Programs
  • Housekeeping Services for Senior Citizens
  • Assistance with applications for entitlement programs
  • Weekend Meal Program at the Dean A. Gallo Congregate Facility
  • Information and Referral Services
  • Preparation for Home Ownership opportunities