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The Chelsea Housing Authority is committed to working with our residents to help them achieve their life goals. Through self sufficiency programs, assistance finding Hiset courses, workforce development opportunities and other resources through partnerships with community organizations and government agencies we aim to ensure residents are afforded as many opportunities to succeed as possible. This department also works on special projects, drives and initiatives to bring more resources to our residents.

Supportive Services works across all departments and programs within the Chelsea Housing Authority. Some resources may only be available to a particular program but many are available to all programs and departments.

For more information on Supportive Services or other resources for residents please contact:

Matt Frank
Supportive Services Manager

The Chelsea Housing Authority believes in helping residents achieve their major life goals. From assistance obtaining a Hiset/GED to career advancement we are always on the lookout for programs that assist our residents in creating a better life.

Please check out the current opportunities from our neighbors, we encourage our residents to reach out to our office for any questions or guidance they may have on these.

Current Opportunities

None at this time.

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program is an amazing program offered to Federal Public Housing and Section 8 residents who strive to become more self-sufficient and independent. This program works with support agencies throughout Massachusetts to help families develop strengths, skills, and experiences necessary to achieve economic independence.

This program has helped our participants with:
  • Stable employment
  • Job coaching
  • GED training/obtainment
  • A higher education
  • Financial stability
  • Homeownership

Overall, the FSS program is a team effort involving your family, the FSS Coordinator, and the various service agencies that will assist you on your journey towards a more self-sufficient and fulfilling life. This program does NOT affect your standing in Federal Public Housing or Section 8.

Please click the links below for more information or to fill out an application.

For further information or to schedule an appointment, please contact:
Carmen Torres
FSS Coordinator
Telephone: (617) 409-5323