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Volume 4

Issue 4


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!

Please take a look at the previous issues of Life Success Opportunities Emails.

Some of the opportunities featured may still be relevant.

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Issue 2

Issue 3


This competition is open to artists aged 16 and above who are residents of Guilford County. Artwork can be submitted beginning February 5, 2024.

The winner will receive a $3,500 stipend and gain exposure to thousands in our community.

Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) is encouraging artists to create an original, color design. Participants can upload images of their drawings or paintings to the GUM website by April 26, 2024.

Designs submitted should be a general holiday or winter-themed scene that should appeal to anyone regardless of faith or ethnicity. The winning design and artist will be announced in June 2024.

Holiday Art Contest Information here!


Family Self-Sufficiency Program

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a voluntary program for households enrolled in Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, and Project-Based Voucher programs to help them increase their earnings and build financial capability and assets.

If you are interested in joining the Family Self-Sufficiency program, please click the image above.

Please watch this video for a brief explanation of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.

What is Family Self-Sufficiency? A video introduction.

*Click the images above to sign up and for more information


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
  • Apply online here
  • 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

***GHA residents pay a $27.00 registration fee and can attend for free. You must fill out the membership application and submit a copy of your lease.***

Non-GHA residents (14 and up) attend for $10/month after the $27 registration fee.

Download the Membership Application

Get My Future is a specialized website for people, ages 14-24. The site provides tools and information to explore career ideas, gain insight into their work values/interests, and find local job assistance.

More Information

Shift_ed serves all 28 high schools in Guilford County Schools with supports that help students discover the opportunities waiting for them after graduation – and take the steps to achieve their goals.

Click the image above for more information.

February 16, 2024

March 15, 2024

6 pm - 8 pm

Youth ages 13-17 are invited to come and roll with us every Third Thursday through March! We'll have skating, fun music, and snacks. There will be a limited number of roller skates available to borrow. This event is free and no registration is required.


Click the image above for more information and the application.

Click the image above to request more information.


Each household may receive FOUR FREE at-⁠home COVID-19 tests this fall.

**Click the image above to order your free tests.

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!

"You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."

– Maya Angelou

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

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Greensboro, NC 27401
P. 336-275-8501
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