The Youth Police Initiative (YPI) is a two-week dynamic program that positively impacts the relationships and interactions between police officers and inner city youth. The youth and police train together and participate in facilitated discussions, team-building exercises, and reality-based scenario trainings. From these experiences, youth and police develop lasting relationships that foster a deeper understanding […]
The PHA, in partnership with Year Up, graduated 19 public housing youth ages 14-18 from its Youth Leadership Academy (YLA). Funding for this pilot program to improve educational outcomes and increase employment among public housing youth was provided by United Way of RI. The 10-week after school program utilized parts of the established Year Up […]
The Vera Institute announced the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is one of six public housing authorities awarded the technical assistance grant that will allow the organization the opportunity to learn best practices in reentry efforts, data tracking, collaborative and programmatic approaches to effective reentry models. The PHA is excited to receive this TA and will […]
The PHA is proud to continue to offer Public housing residents energy efficient and environmentally friendly technologies through projects that improve their quality of living today and positively impact our environment tomorrow.
The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) has been awarded a Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) grant in the amount of $196,744 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These grant funds will enable the PHA’s Resident Services Department to continue working with social service agencies, community colleges, businesses, and other local providers to help public […]
The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is pleased to share that it has been designated as a High Performer on the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) conducted annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s PHAS rating system measures performance and defines acceptable public housing standards for key areas of public housing management. […]
We are happy to share that the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) in collaboration with a number of community partners has applied to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a $3M Jobs Plus Pilot Program (JPPP) grant to implement a new jobs initiative they have dubbed the “Housing with Opportunities and Pathways […]
The PHA is proud to present the latest Youth Police Initiative class from Manton Heights. On October 21, 2015 fifteen young men graduated from this amazing program that aims to connect them to the Providence Police officers that serve our community. Thank you to our partners: ONE Neighborhood Builders, Providence Police Department, The North American […]