Housing Supportive Services

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​​​​​​​​There are a number of resources available to help residents find employment and build a better future.  Services may include job readiness, job training, support services and other resources. 

​Aeroterra EnVision Center​

1725 E. McKinley St., 602-601-7168​​

In October 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated the Aeroterra Community Center as a HUD EnVision Center​.  The center is open to Edison-Eastlake residents and the larger community. Envision Centers focus on four pillars for success; Economic Empowerment, Educational Advancement, Health and Wellness, and Character and Leadership. A variety of classes and programs are provided within these four pillars. 

The Aeroterra Community Center is an ARIZONA@WORK Affiliate Center, offering a single point of entry to a network of employment, classroom training, on-the-job-training, educational and vocational programs and referrals to program partners.  The Employment Specialist assist residents and community members with employment services, training opportunities, and Section 3 programs.  For information call 602-601-7184. ​


Emmett McLoughlin

Community Training Education Center (CTEC)

1150 S. 7th Ave., 602-534-2043

The Emmett McLoughlin CTEC is a community center located on the periphery of Henson Village.  The center is an access point for ARIZONA@WORK​ Phoenix. Services offered include resume and cover letter writing assistance, job search, internet access, job readiness workshops and r​eferrals to the comprehensive One Stop Centers.

Family Self-Sufficiency

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is ​​designed to assist families and individuals in their goal to becoming financially independent. FSS participants work closely with Case Managers to establish short- and long-term goals to help:

  • ​Increase income
  • Complete educational goals
  • Establish or repair credit
  • Develop a savings plan
  • Improve financial well-being
  • Homeownership

The FSS program is five years in length and is available to all assisted (low-income) housing and Section 8 residents who meet the selected criteria.  If you are a resident in a Phoenix Housing Department program, and you are interested in more information or want to enroll in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program, call 602-534-7679.

Download the FSS Brochure​

Senior Programs

image of maryvale community gardenPhoenix Housing Department administers a public housing program for seniors age 62 and up and disabled in five apartment complexes and two affordable sites.  On-site Service Coordinators are available to connect residents to services that promote independent living.  Recreational and social activities such as bingo, exercise classes, workshops and community gardening may also available.

A service coordinator or caseworker is available on-site to assist residents with their independent living needs, provide information, and make referrals to outside agencies. They assist in many different areas including, business or medical correspondence, finances, discounted telephone service, counseling, emergency food boxes, etc. For assistance, please schedule an appointment with the on-site caseworker.  Learn more about housing for seniors and disabled persons.

  • Aeroterra Senior Housing 602-601-7168
  • Fillmore Gardens 602-534-1174
  • Maryvale Parkway 602-534-1989
  • Pine Tower 602-261-8034
  • Senior Living at Henson Village 602-534-2043
  • Sunnyslope Manor 602-256-5638
  • Washington Manor 602-534-2657

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Jobs Plus/iWORK Program 

The Jobs Plus Program, branded iWORK (Improving Work Opportunities and Resident Knowledge) is an ARIZONA@WORK​ Affiliate site.  iWORK develops job driven approaches to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of the Marcos de Niza Community. This grant is scheduled to end June 2022.