The Housing Authority of Savannah Neighborhood Resource Center, located at 1407 Wheaton Street in Savannah, is a state of the art facility dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the adult life-long learner in literacy, job training, and enrichment. All programs in the Housing Authority of Savannah Neighborhood Resource Center are free to the public. There are training rooms, conference rooms, and small group meeting rooms. We have a computer lab with free internet access that is available to the public for workforce and education purposes only, Monday thru Friday 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm.
Although the center was specifically designed to address the needs of adult residents we do offer opportunities for youth ages 12-18 to utilize the computer lab for homework assistance and enrichment, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm. All youth must have a parental consent form on file to utilize the facility. The forms are available at the center.
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Resident Leaders Represent the Housing Authority of Savannah at the
2013 GAHRA Resident Leadership Conference.
On October 18th, fourteen resident leaders from the Housing Authority of Savannah (HAS) traveled to Columbus, Georgia to participate in the 2013 Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authority (GAHRA) Resident Leadership Development Conference. The annual conference was held at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center and included representatives from twenty-five Georgia housing authorities. During the weekend-long program, participants engaged in extensive leadership training facilitated by experts in the field. Eight HAS resident leaders were elected to collaborate on group presentations showcased at the closing session of the conference. Training topics included: “Take Charge of your Money,” “Social Networking,” “Communication Skills in the 21st Century,” “Team Building,” “Mental Health Awareness,” “Leadership Styles,” “Understanding Your Dwelling Lease,” “Difficult Leaders & Conflict Resolution,” and “Resident Organization By-Laws.” Conference attendees will inform and empower residents in their own communities by facilitating workshops based on the training topics presented at the conference. 2013 GAHRA participants include: Ms. Nadine Crafton, Ms. Emmie Fox, Ms. Kenneth Fox, Ms. Carolyn Glover, Ms. Angela Jones, Ms. Bernice Judson, Ms. Alfreda Moore, Ms. Patricia Parker, Ms. Wanda Parrish, Ms. Tandra Reed, Ms. Tonya L. Truell, Ms. Juliet Wade, Ms. Pamela Williams, and Ms. Shirley Williams.
The Housing Authority of Savannah throughout its neighborhoods collaborates with the following local agencies to provide programs and services to our residents:
Step Up! Savannah’s Poverty Reduction Initiative
Savannah Technical College
City of Savannah, Department of Economic Development
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc.
YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc.
Life Bridge Inner City Ministry
Girl Scout Council-Savannah
Boy Scouts of America
Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club
City of Savannah, Department of Leisure Services
Economic Opportunity Authority for Chatham County, Inc.
Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care
Live Oak Public Libraries
America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
Senior Citizens Inc.
Georgia Department of Labor
For more information contact Annie Aiken, Neighborhood Services Coordinator at 232-4232, ext. 143 or email her at email@example.com.