Financial Literacy March Workshop Series
155 Merrimack St. 3rd Fl training rm. Lowell, MA
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- 03/11/13 Como Protegerse de Estafas Financieras
- 03/18/13 Como Manejar su Credito Sabiamente
- 03/25/13 Hablar con sus hijos sobre del dinero
- 03/06/13 Identifying Resources in your Community
- 03/13/13 Protecting yourself from financial scams
- 03/20/13 How to handle your credit wisely
- 03/27/13 Talking to your kids about money Continue reading
Over the past two weeks, we have undertaken a major outreach to our community partners that provide homeless service support.
We created a hybrid housing education opportunity, where we are holding SMART Tenant and Financial Assistance workshops. Usually, these two workshops are held seperately.
The objective is to provide prospective tenants with educaion around housing search & selection, pre-move in inspections, entering into rental agreements or leases, communication with the landlord, maintaining the tenancy, reporting health code violation reporting, dealing with pest infestation, Fair Housing and eviction prevention.
The SMART Tenant workshop was developed as a direct result of ALOT of aggregated data gleaned from working with nearly 7,000 households annually. Each housing concern that is brought before us at the Community Teamwork Resource Center is unique. However, there are similar “tenancy pitfall” strands that run consistently throughout those households we work with on a daily basis. Housing Education is the BEST prevention practice to keep our community members housed. Continue reading
Contrary to what the title indicates, it isn’t a NEW solution. However, it is the LEAST expensive and the RIGHT solution,
So, as many who are reading this are sitting in warm homes, contentedly cruising the internet (including myself – no judgement here), I think back to the start of our day. Continue reading
Keys to Ending Homelessness Conference Series
Conference 8: Seniors
Friday, April 12, 2013
City of Lowell
University of Massachusetts Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren Street, Lowell, MA
Treasurer and Receiver General
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development
For registration information, contact Linda King @ 978.674-4252 x 1428
Many of you have graciously taken the time to read our posts about the unsheltered homeless men and women in the City of Lowell.
Our first post on the Beaver Brook Homeless camp may be read here and “revisited” here.
We met some very special people as we started this journey and wanted to update you as to progress. YES, there is progress… Continue reading