johan2Johan Cruz Hernandez is an honor student at Holyoke High School in his sophomore year.  He has been a member of the Club since he was 6 years old starting off in our Lyman Unit.  Johan currently works as a Peer Leader at our Toepfert Unit site.  He is a member of our Keystone Leadership group as well as a member of the Holyoke Youth Task Force and the Upward Bound Program.

Read more: 2017 Youth of the Year

 The Family Self-Sufficiency program, by definition, is one that enables HUD-assisted families to increase their earned income and reduce their dependency on welfare assistance and rental subsidies.  To HHA staff and the over 120 residents currently participating in the program, it is so much more.  This program means support, encouragement, hard-work, sacrifice, obstacles, determination but most importantly, achievement.  HHA’s participants are comprised of different individuals and families all working towards the same goal: a better life for themselves and their children.

Read more: FSS Program

The Community Builders, Inc (TCB) is hosting a job fair open house at Holyoke Heritage State Park (22 Appleton Street, Holyoke, MA) on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 between 2pm-3pm.

They are looking to meet with the public to discuss the economic opportunities for those in construction related trades as the 21-month Lyman Terrace redevolpment project is about to begin construction.
If you are interested in contract opportunities on this project, please attend.Please RSVP by emailing Alina Gross at or calling 413-923-9023

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