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Programs Offered to LHA Residents

Elder ServicesSupportive Living Services Program for Elders and Disabled Adults

The Lowell Housing Authority, in partnership with Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., offers residents a unique umbrella of supportive services intended to provide a secure, safe and affordable lifestyle for our residents.

Our goals are to assist the elderly in maintaining their independence through on-site integrated individual and group services. These successful programs get elders out and participating with their peers, helping to reduce isolation and improve their overall life experiences.

Services include:
  • Homemakers
  • Health Aides
  • Senior Aides
  • Senior Companions
  • Telephone Reassurance service
  • On-Site meals services
  • Meals on wheels
  • Leadership training programs for tenant council officers and residents
  • On-site beauty salon services
  • Health Screenings, Blood Pressure Clinics, Exercise Programs
  • Field Trips
  • Holiday Parties and Events
  • Bus services to shopping centers
  • Bookmobile

Family Resource Program

  • Counseling and Assistance to families in need
  • After School Homework Program
  • Parent Advisory Committees
  • Rap Groups/Sessions
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Community Development
  • Assistance in filling out documents
  • Interpretation Services
  • Assistance in making phone calls, appointments, etc.
  • GED/ESL Classes
  • Fieldtrips/Family Outings
  • Vocational/Employment Programs

The Lowell Housing Authority in partnership with Casey Family Services offer two supervised on-site drop-in centers that give kids the opportunity to play games, watch videos, draw and get help with their homework.

These programs have been successful in getting parents to participate along with their children in informational and recreational events.

Family Self Sufficiency

The Family Self Sufficiency Program offers many services which allow residents the opportunity to become economically self-sufficient. Click here for more information on this program.