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The Providence Housing Authority graduates nine youth from Hartford Park and Manton Heights from the Youth police Initiative Program

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 […]

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PHA is awarded the Vera Institute’s TA Grant “Opening Doors To Public Housing Initiative”

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 […]

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PHA awarded Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) grant

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 […]

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Youth Police Initiative class from Manton Heights.

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 […]

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