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Issue 42


Greensboro Housing Authority is committed to helping our residents build life success. We are also committed to sharing opportunities that may contribute to furthering life success. Scroll down to see opportunities through GHA and our partners!

See previous issues of Life Success Opportunities Emails.

Some of the opportunities featured may still be relevant.

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Enjoy the Fall season with these City of Greensboro-sponsored events. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.


Enjoy the candy, costumes, and decorated cars in a safe, controlled environment.

Windsor: October 31, 5-7 pm

Vampire Ball

Teens are cordially invited to the Vampire Ball. Enjoy a costume contest, dancing, games, snacks, and candy.

October 21 | Leonard Recreation Center | 6-9 pm

Greensboro Youth Council's Ghoulash!

A scare-free downtown Halloween event for families with candy, games, a costume contest, and more hosted by the Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) and Greensboro Downtown Parks. Learn more details at the GYC website.

October 22 | LeBauer Park | 2-6 pm


Drop kids 5-12 off for a spooky celebration. Play games, win prizes, and hang out with friends. Make sure you come dressed as your favorite character because there will be a contest for each age group. Parents should be back at 4:45 pm for pick up.

October 22 | Leonard Recreation Center | 2-5 pm

AIR Fall Dance

The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation section hosts its annual Fall Dance for participants who are 13 years and up to dance the night away.

October 27 | Lindley Recreation Center | 6 pm

Creepy Creatures

An hour of interactive learning to teach little ones about the underappreciated animals associated with Halloween. Often seen as ‘creepy creatures’, we will discuss their unique traits and the important roles they play in our world. One registration is required per household.

October 29 | Lake Brandt | 4-5 pm | $2 per household

Costume Paddle

Come dressed in your best costume and join Lake Staff on the water to say goodbye to the summer and hello to the fall. Participants can reserve a one-person kayak, a two-person kayak, or bring their own boat. Arrive early if you plan to decorate your boat! Children under the age of 13 must be in a two-person boat with an adult.

October 29 | Lake Brandt | 2-4 pm | Kayak boat rentals and launch fees apply

Spooky Stories

Join us for an hour of spooky stories and sticky treats (s’mores!) around a campfire at Lake Brandt. One registration is required per household.

October 29 | Lake Brandt | 5-6 pm

Howl-o-ween II

For all ages and breeds. Join this costume party with treats for humans and dogs to enjoy. Offered in partnership with Guilford County Animal Resources.

October 30 | Country Park | 12 noon to 4 pm


If you are a renter and in need of rental and/or utility assistance, the following agencies may be able to assist you. 

  • Guilford County Department of Social Services
  • Energy Assistance Program – (heating/cooling and water assistance) 336-641-3000
  • Greensboro Urban Ministry (utility assistance: water, power, and gas)
  • Greensboro residents only - 336-271-5959
  • United Way 211
  • Faith Action International House
  • (Refugee Rental Assistance program) - 336-379-0037
  • Welfare Reform Liaison Project (WRLP)
  • (housing expenses/utilities) – 336-691-5780
  • NC Homeowner Assistance Fund
  • If you own your home and need help with preventing mortgage delinquencies, defaults, displacements, and foreclosures due to the COVID-10 Pandemic, please call 1-855-696-2423 or visit
Low Income Household Water Assistance Program
Households that have had their water services cut off or are in danger of being cut off can apply for assistance in paying their bill through the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and families afford water and wastewater services.
The program provides a one-time payment directly to the utility company. LIHWAP runs through September 2023 or until the funds run out.
Apply here!
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally-funded program that provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2022, through March 31, 2022, or until funds are exhausted.
Apply here!

Greensboro Parks and Recreation offers a youth basketball and cheer program each winter. The program is designed to create a positive environment for youth by emphasizing each individual’s right to participate, good sportsmanship, and promoting skill development, as well as fitness and well-being. Greensboro is nationally recognized as a Better Sports for Kids Program Provider by the National Alliance for Youth Sports.

The cost is $50 per child starting October 1 through November 30; $55 late registration begins December 1.

Basketball Registration
Cheer Registration

Central Library Hosts Job Fair October 25

The Greensboro Public Library, in partnership with NCWorks, is hosting a Career & Resource Fair from 12-3 pm, Tuesday, October 25 at Central Library. Multiple employers will be available to share information about part-time, full-time, and seasonal opportunities.

Participating employers include: City of Greensboro, USPS, FedEx, Sodexo, Guilford County Government, GAT – PTI, Compass Dining, Belk, The Resource, Triad Goodwill, RATPDEV GTA Transportation, ECS Limited, Guilford County Sherriff’s Office, and Staffing Logistics. Participants are encouraged to bring a resume, dress for success, and be ready to explore new opportunities.

Anyone needing resume assistance should contact Career Resources Librarian Valerie Coll at 336-373-3764.

Location: Greensboro Central Library, 219 N. Church St.

Young adult job seekers (ages 16 – 24) can engage with employers to discuss available positions, preferred skills and training, hiring, and interview processes.

Employers in attendance will include:



Ralph Lauren


XLC Staffing

Personnel Staffing

Guilford County Sheriff’s Office


Cone Health

Caring Hands Home Healthcare

Greensboro City Schools

High Point Transit


And more!

Date & Time:

November 2, 2022

9 am - 1 pm


Windsor Community Center

1601 E. Gate City Blvd.

More Information

Date & Time:

November 3, 2022 

11 am - 2 pm


True Salvation Christian Fellowship

1901 Spencer St.

Greensboro, NC 27401

Register here
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This contest is for GHA-assisted households only.  

Email Ms. Sabrina Abney
Women's Resource Center Website
More Information
Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Cone Health is offering a series of mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics throughout our communities.

VACCINES ARE FREE. No ID Required. Appointments are strongly encouraged.

Please wear a mask, plan to remain socially distanced, and wear loose clothing.

What To Expect
  • Wait time of 15 minutes after vaccination or 30 minutes with prior history of vaccination reactions.
  • Common side effects: pain and swelling at the injection site, fever, chills, tiredness, and headaches
  • For Pfizer and Moderna clinics, you will receive an appointment date for your second shot

IMPORTANT: Pfizer clinics are for ages 12+. All other vaccine types are 18+.
 To register, click the link on the button below or call 336-890-1188.
Find a Clinic Here!
Get connected to the right career:
Guilford Works
Need help paying rent or utilities?:
Greensboro Housing Coalition
Parent Engagement and Support:
Guilford Parent Academy
Scholarships Opportunities Still Available:
Resources for Job Seekers:
NC Dept. of Commerce
Online Resources:
Guilford County Schools

450 North Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
P. 336-275-8501
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