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THA Times - March/April 2022


THA Times Opening Doors Changing Lives

 


Tifton Housing Authority's office is currently open to the public.

Visitors are welcome to come in and allow our friendly staff to assist you with your residential needs.

Only four (4) people are allowed in the lobby at a time and we do require that you wear a mask.

We're looking forward to seeing and serving you!


Upcoming Events

ACTIVE PARENTING CLASS

Every Thursday - 12:30 PM
Dixie Community Building 420 Dixie Avenue
Prizes for all attendees.

SPRING FORWARD " DAYLIGHT SAVINGS"

Sunday, March 13th, 2:00 A.M.
Turn your clocks ahead one hour!

THA RESIDENT TRIVIA TUESDAY

Every Tuesday - 11 AM
Use your knowledge to win prizes by participating on our Facebook @TiftonHousing

ELDERLY VILLAGE BINGO

Just before the holidays, we brought our senior residents together for BINGO! This opportunity was filled with games, giveaways, and a hot lunch. Lots of fun had by all.
Stay tuned for our next fellowship!

Pictured Left to Right: Elderly Village Christmas Bingo Participants


Maintenance News

Work orders are handled on a case-by-case basis, with emergencies answered first, and then any issues that may cause future problems handled.

If you have an emergency after our normal business hours, remember to press 5 to be transferred to the maintenance ON-CALL PERSON voice mail. Please leave your name, phone number, and the nature of your call.

  • NO PARKING OR DRIVING ON THE GRASS
  • Please pick up trash in your yards. Keep your porches clean.
  • Tickets will be given for failure to have a parking decal on your vehicles.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 229.382.5434.


It's Time For Spring Cleaning - Start with Your Mind

It's Time for Spring Cleaning.

Start With Your Mind!


Property Management News

Emergency Rental Assistance Program link: GeorgiaRentalAssistance.ga.gov  

CALL-IN / ORIENTATION:

  • March 8, 2022: New Applicants Call-in
  • March 9, 2022: New Applicants Orientation

THA Lease Agreement Section 20: Housekeeping Standards. Failure to abide by the Housekeeping Standards that results in the creation or maintenance of a threat to health or safety is a violation of the lease and can result in eviction. Please review your THA lease and these standards carefully. If you have any questions, please contact our Property Manager, Ms. Sheena Washington at 229.382.5434.

RENT IS DUE ON THE 1ST & LATE AFTER THE 7TH FOR PUBLIC HOUSING. RENT IS DUE ON THE 1ST & LATE AFTER THE 5TH FOR DEAS HOMES.


Need Internet?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare, and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Learn more or to see if you qualify visit FCC.gov/acp 


March Application Madness is Here!

Various colleges are waiving their application fees for Georgia high school seniors during the month of March!

Learn more by visiting GAFutures.org or by contacting Melanie Nunley, at 229.382.5434.

Scholarship Opportunities Contact Melanie Nunley at (229) 382-5434 for details

 


  • THA OFFICE IS OPEN
  • FACE MASKS REQUIRED
  • SOCIAL DISTANCE
  • ONLY 4 PEOPLE IN LOBBY AT ONE TIME


WE'RE NOW SOCIAL! CONNECT WITH US ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER @TIFTONHOUSING


Free Tax Preparation

Goodwill is offering multiple ways to get your taxes done for free this tax season as they implement more convenient ways for individuals to file their taxes. Taxpayers will have the option to choose between traditional in-person appointments, quick and easy drop-off appointments, virtual tax services, or a "do it yourself" (DIY) option. No unscheduled walk-ins will be allowed this tax season.

To make an appointment or to learn more individuals are asked to call toll-free at 1-833-755-2179 or visit Goodwillsr.org/vita.


Art Kits

THA Resident, Kayden is pictured here showing off his holiday art kit donated to youth residents by the Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage.

THA Resident Kayden holding holiday art kit


Congrats!

Congratulations to Jennifer Douglas, the newest trainee in Ruth's Cottage & The Patticake House Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention education. Jennifer is ready to encourage her co-workers and our parents to attend this important training.

Jennifer Douglas headshot

 


MLK Program

The Plight, Inc., Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Black History Program was a great success. Fantastic speaker and fellowship!

Three women smiling and posing


Stafford Award!

Congrats to all Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Award Winners!

We'd like to send a special congratulations to our Chairman, Dr. Homer Day, for receiving the Stafford Award and his unwavering support to the Tifton community!

Dr. Homer Day Headshot


Hiring

Spring Career Day

March 9th, 10 AM - 2 PM

ESG/Tifton Office

1000 Armour Rd.

Esginc.net


Performing Arts Events

THA Residents interested in attending upcoming performing arts events at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College should give us a call!

We have a set number of free tickets just for you!

Pictured above - Edwin Williams - brown coat Ms. Rosa Thorton - black mask  Lee Strozier and Torie Coleman enjoyed A Raisin in the Sun stage play on Feb. 8th

Pictured above - Edwin Williams - brown coat Ms. Rosa Thorton - black mask Lee Strozier and Torie Coleman enjoyed A Raisin in the Sun stage play on Feb. 8th


2022 Community Care Day

Fun Day for the Family and Kids plus Resource Expo Information

Sponsored by ABAC, Jay Deason Fund, Tift County Recreation Department, Tift Regional Health System, Tift County Health department, Tift County Commission on Children and Youth, Tift County Board of Commissioners, Tiftarea Greenways Association, and Tift County Board of Education.

Saturday, March 12th

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tift County Recreation Department
401 Victory Drive N., Tifton

Come join the fun!

Resources to help everyone with health, fitness and disabilities!

  • Free Food!
  • Costumed Characters

Contact Tim Petrea or call 229.382.3262 for more information. 

2022 Community Care Day Flyer - All content as listed above


CEO's Message

ED Shaundra Clark Headshot

Happy New Year to you all! Congratulations to our Georgia Bulldogs on winning the national championship! And thank goodness our Covid- 19 cases are starting to trend down. Despite what it looks like, we have so much to be thankful for! I want to encourage you to keep moving forward and see what 2022 has in store!

While many things have changed, two things remain the same: THA commitment to your safety and staying true to our mission. Our main priorities are to safeguard the health and safety of our residents, staff, and service providers to the fullest extent possible. Our office has reopened to the public. Masks are required; social distance is being practiced, and only four people are allowed at a time.

Be sure to check out our redesigned website and our fresh new color scheme at www.tiftonhousing.org. While you're there, be sure to sign up to receive text and email notifications from us! Don't forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter @TiftonHousing.

We want to ensure that you have multiple ways to receive resident news and community resources, along with winning prizes for participation!

Thank you for being patient with us as we go through transitions and changes of services and staff. Please feel free to contact Tifton Housing Authority with any questions or concerns you may have at 229.382.5434.

Best wishes to each of you!


"The Tifton Housing Authority is committed to achieving excellence in providing safe, clean, and modern housing while promoting self-sufficiency and upward mobility to our residents."

Tifton Housing Authority

PO Box 12
1425 N. Tift Ave. Tifton, GA 31794

Phone: 229-382-5434
Fax: 229-382-1327

tiftonhousing.org

Connect with us @TiftonHousing


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