High School Equivalency, Job Skills and Training Programs – FREE!

High School Equivalency, Job Skills and Training Programs – FREE!

Below is information on free classes offered by OneWorkSource to help with gaining your high school equivalency (formerly GED) or with sharpening your job skills:

Training Programs

Scholarship Application!

If you are attending or plan to attend a college, a technical, vocational or other training program for the academic year 2016 and are a resident of the Plattsburgh Housing Authority or participant in the HCV program, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Application Procedure

  1. Obtain and complete an application. Applications may be obtained at the Ted K Community Center, at the PHA main office or on the PHA website (Scholarship Application).
  2. Obtain two letters of recommendation.
  3. Write an essay (maximum of 1,000 words) explaining why you are deserving of a scholarship.
  4. Obtain high school and college transcripts. (Successful completion of at least one semester of post high school classes is preferred not mandatory.)
  5. Complete your application process and return it to the Ted K Center or the PHA main Office by Friday, November 13, 2015.


Selection Criteria

The scholarship committee will consider among other factors the following when selecting recipients:

  1. Financial need as determined by the costs of college attendance compared with an applicant’s household income and other financial factor’s.
  2. Prior academic performance, personal achievements.
  3. Commitment to and demonstrated potential for success in college, technical or vocational school.


Section 3 Workshops – Thursday, October 29, 2015

Below is information on Section 3 workshops being held at the Plattsburgh Town Office located at 151 Banker Road on Thursday, October 29th. There are sessions for:

  • Local Government (10:oo AM to Noon)
  • Contractors, Developers, Non Profits and Businesses (3:00 to 5:00 PM)
  • Residents of Plattsburgh Housing Authority (5:00 – 7:00 PM)

Section 3 Workshop

Section 3 Workshop for Residents

Kinship Caregivers Seminar – November 9th (Noon – 2 PM)

Below is information on a Kinship Caregivers Seminar being offered on Monday, November 9th from Noon to 2 PM at the Family Connections Resource Center, 194 US Oval, Plattsburgh NY 12901:

Kinship Caregivers

Family Housing Newsletter – Fall 2015

Attached please find the latest edition (Fall 2015) of the PHA Post for Family Housing:

Fall 2015 newsletter

Meet and Greet at the Ted K Center – Thursday, October 15th

Attached is information for the Meet and Greet being held on Thursday, October 15th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at the Ted K Center. Hope to see you there!!!

October 15th Event