03
Oct
2022

HOC College Success Program

10-03-2022 - 06-01-2023
$25.00

Program Name: HOC College Success Program                     Ages: High School Juniors & Seniors

Facilitator: First Generation College Bound, Inc (FGCB)         Fee: $25 via FGCB Interest Form

Days of the Week: ☒Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☒Wednesday   ☒Thursday   ☒Friday

Note: Scheduled meeting times will be provided and vary throughout the academic year and could include weekend activities.

Start Date: 10/1/2022       End Date: 6/1/2023

Start Time: N/A       End Time: N/A

Location: To Be Announced

Program Description: First Generation College Bound and HOC are working together to make your college dreams come true! The program will offer an array of programs and services throughout your junior and senior year that will help you to successfully graduate high school and prepare for college admissions. This includes one-on-one coaching and student mentoring by FGCB’s College Success Coach, assistance with SAT preparation, FAFSA completion, college admission procedures, and more. Upon registration, you will receive further instructions on how to complete FGCB’s registration process to include the one-time payment of $25. Limited spots available and services provided on a first come first served basis.

Please note that calendar of events, coaching and mentoring sessions, workshops, etc. will be provided throughout the course of the academic year. Program workshops and mentoring sessions are mandatory for students. Parent/Guardian must participate in scheduled information sessions prior to registration. Contact Erika Conner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

05
Oct
2022

Financial Literacy - Navigate Financial Challenges

10-05-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Virtual
Free

Learn How to Navigate Financial Challenges And Change your Financial Landscape Have you found yourself struggling with?

  • Paying your rent or utilities
  • Have you received an eviction notice?

If so, come out and learn how to

  • Negotiate with utility companies
  • Navigate and negotiate with your landlord
  • Access resources and services in the community

To avoid

  • Eviction impact on your credit report
  • Unpaid utilities impact on your voucher status

Register for the virtual workshop 6:00pm -7:30pm

10
Oct
2022

HOCA001 Small Business Strategy

10-10-2022 6:00 pm - 12-19-2022 9:00 pm
$100.00

CODE HOCA001

Program Name: Small Business Strategy Course                                     Ages: 18+

Facilitator: A. Anne Alston                                                                           Fee: $100.00

Days of the Week: ☒Monday ☐Tuesday ☐Wednesday ☐Thursday ☐Friday ☐Saturday ☐ Sunday

Start Date: 10/10/2022 End Date: 12/19/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M. End Time: 9:00 P.M.

Location: [Virtual Zoom]

Program Description: ALSTNTEC is a Small Business consulting company that aims to help business start-ups and new entrepreneurs in various stages of their small business goals; and provide a platform to promote and market products and services. The 10-week program offers professional small business training, workshops, mentoring, and small business promotional services. Please note that the attendance for the Small Business Strategy Course Information session is mandatory for all participants attending the course.

*$100 Student investment is Non-Refundable. *

11
Oct
2022

Financial Literacy Budget and Credit Repair Informational Sessions

10-11-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Virtual
Free

Program Name: CREDIT Repair Informational Session      Ages: 18 and Up / OPEN TO WAIT LIST

Facilitator: Shirley Benning, Financial Literacy Coach        Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 2/8/2022           End Date: 2/8/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M.         End Time: 7:30 P.M.

Location: VIRTUAL

Program Description: Financial LITERACY /Pulling your Credit  History

12
Oct
2022

STW001-Small Business Development Webinar: Integrate MailChimp to your website.

10-12-2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Virtual
Free

CODE STW001

Program Name: Small Business Development Webinar: Integrate MailChimp to your website.                      Ages: 18+

Facilitator: A. Anne Alston                                                                                                                                 Fee: $0.00

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Program Description: ALSTNTEC is a Small Business consulting company that aims to help startups and new entrepreneurs in various stages of their small business goals; and provide a platform to promote and market products and services. In this webinar, clients will learn how to integrate MailChimp into a website, send email newsletters, and how Mailchimp is used with other integration applications. Key topics include: (1.) Understand what MailChimp is and how to use it. (2.) How to set up a MailChimp Account. (3.) How to create an API key. (4.) How to integrate into a website. (5.) Learn about other tools or apps that use MailChimp. (6.) How to create and send newsletters or announcements using Mailchimp. (7.) Understanding MailChimp Analytics.

19
Oct
2022

CSC22-001-HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS-Wednesday

10-19-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Virtual
Free

CODE CSC22-001 Virtual    

Program Name: HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS       Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                               Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☒Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 7/20/2022       End Date: 7/20/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M.         End Time: 7:30 P.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Workshop

Program Description: Everyone needs safe, decent and stable housing. This interactive workshop focuses on the agency’s mission in keeping residents housed in the various housing programs that the Housing Opportunities Commission has to offer.  The workshop attempts to empower participants with information that will assist them in being successful with housing.  The workshop combines effective strategies and information on available resources that can help a resident to successfully maintain his/her housing. Participants will develop a better understanding of his/her housing program and guidelines and the rights and responsibilities outlined in a lease.  Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.       

20
Oct
2022

CSC22-002-HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS-Thursday

10-20-2022 10:00 am -11:30 am
Virtual
Free

CODE CSC22-002 Virtual

Program Name: HOUSING FUNDAMENTALS  Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                          Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☒Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 7/21/2022         End Date: 7/21/2022

Start Time: 10:00 A.M.       End Time: 11:30 A.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Workshop

Program Description: Everyone needs safe, decent and stable housing. This interactive workshop focuses on the agency’s mission in keeping residents housed in the various housing programs that the Housing Opportunities Commission has to offer.  The workshop attempts to empower participants with information that will assist them in being successful with housing.  The workshop combines effective strategies and information on available resources that can help a resident to successfully maintain his/her housing. Participants will develop a better understanding of his/her housing program and guidelines and the rights and responsibilities outlined in a lease. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.        

25
Oct
2022

Workable Budget Informational Session

10-25-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Virtual
Free

Program Name: Workable Budget Informational Session   Ages: 18 and Up / OPEN TO WAIT LIST

Facilitator: Shirley Benning, Financial Literacy Coach        Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 2/22/2022       End Date: 2/22/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M.         End Time: 730 P.M.

Location: VIRTUAL

Program Description: Creating a Realistic Household Budget

25
Oct
2022

Montgomery County Resource Information Session- Tuesday

10-25-2022 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Program Name: Montgomery County Resource Information Session   Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                                                             Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☒Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☐Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 7/26/2022       End Date: 7/26/2022

Start Time: 6:00 P.M.         End Time: 7:30 P.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Resource Sharing

Program Description:  Need know how to find and navigate available resources? Resident Services will host monthly resource sharing sessions monthly.  This is an opportunity for participants to learn about available resources in Montgomery County and at HOC to include food resources, wellness, financial assistance resources for emergencies, employment, tuition assistance, etc.  The sessions are offered on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the evening and on the fourth Thursday during the day.  Staff will provide information on how to navigate services.  This will also provide a space for participants to inquire about their resource needs.  In addition, this will be an opportunity for participants to learn about the services offered by the Resident Services Division. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.        

27
Oct
2022

Montgomery County Resource Information Session-Thursday

10-27-2022 10:00 am -11:30 am
Free

Program Name: Montgomery County Resource Information Session Ages: 18 and Up

Facilitator: Resident Counselor                                                            Fee: Free

Days of the Week:  ☐Monday   ☐Tuesday   ☐Wednesday   ☒Thursday    ☐Friday

Start Date: 7/28/2022       End Date: 7/28/2022

Start Time: 10:00 A.M.       End Time: 11:30 A.M.

Location: Service Coordination Virtual Resource Sharing

Program Description:  Need to know how to find and navigate available resources? Resident Services will host monthly resource sharing sessions monthly.  This is an opportunity for participants to learn about available resources in Montgomery County and at HOC such as food resources, wellness, financial assistance resources for emergencies, employment, tuition assistance, etc. The sessions are offered on the fourth Tuesday of each month during in the evening and on the fourth Thursday during the day.  Staff will provide information on how to navigate services.  This will also provide a space for participants to inquire about their resource needs.  In addition, this will be an opportunity for participants to learn about the services offered by the Resident Services Division. Must register online to participate.  Registered participants will receive virtual instructions.