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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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Lewis Recreation Center is holding its first-ever Black Business Expo! This networking event celebrating Black-owned businesses will feature guest speakers, music, and local vendors selling their goods and services. The event is from 12-3 pm, and admission is free.

Local businesses will include:

Create Me 336 (Social and Educational Youth Programs)

Sensuous Scents (Incense and Body Oils)

Shabazz Allah (Caricature Art)

Sarah’s Delights (Body Care)

Quality Sounds (DJ service)

Colbert Girls 3 (Croc charms and sweets)

NuNu’s Juice (Flavored lemonades)

GMJ Crafts (Homemade goods)

February 3, 2024

12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Address: 3110 Forest Lawn Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455

The Guilford County Parks, Trails, and Open Space Comprehensive Master Plan is a visionary blueprint that will shape the recreational landscape of our community fo for the next decade. This comprehensive plan will be a collective vision for immediate, short-term, and long-range recreational needs and interests, providing a roadmap for the future.

Community members are invited to share their ideas and actively participate in shaping the future of Guilford County Parks.

Upcoming Public Input Forums:

Guilford County Department of Social Services, Greensboro 

- Tuesday, February 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Northeast Park, Gibsonville 

- Wednesday, February 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. 

More Information


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

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.

Holiday Art Contest Information here!

Greensboro Parks & Recreation is hiring.

Do you want to work for Greensboro Parks and Recreation this summer? They are hiring lifeguards, camp counselors, pool techs, and more.

Click here for more information.

The Greensboro Urban Ministry is hiring.

Click the image above for more information and the application.

Click the image above to request more information.


Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) is urging artists to craft an original, colorful design. Submitted designs should depict a general holiday or winter-themed scene that appeals to individuals irrespective of their faith or ethnicity. Participants have the opportunity to upload images of their drawings or paintings to the GUM website until April 26, 2024. The competition is open to artists aged 16 and above who are residents of Guilford County.

The winning artist will be awarded a $3,500 stipend and receive exposure to thousands within our community.

Holiday Art Contest 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!

“Building a good customer experience does not happen by accident. It happens by design.”

– Clare Muscutt

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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