Resident Services Department

Resident Services

Supporting the goals of every resident

RRHA’s Resident Services Department supports families and individuals in their efforts to be self-sufficient and achieve their personal and financial goals.  By partnering with a variety of government agencies and nonprofit organizations, Resident Services connects families to resources tailored to their unique strengths and aspirations.  Programs are available for youth, families and seniors and focus on jobs, health and education.  These include:

Resident Services Coordinators are available at all RRHA communities to respond to individual needs and foster community among residents.  You can learn more about services and programs available in your community by contacting the Resident Service Coordinator where you live.

If you are a nonprofit organization interested in providing services to residents in RRHA communities, please contact Orlando Artze, Interim Director of Resident Services, at (804) 780-3491; orlando.artze@rrha.com

Here’s a partial list of often used services available through government agencies and nonprofits:

Youth Services

City of Richmond Department of Parks and Recreation: After school tutoring, Reading, Sports, Cultural enrichment

City of Richmond Public Schools: Education, Truancy, Sports

City of Richmond Police Department: Community Policing, Police Athletic League, Safety education

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA): Prevention services, Youth leadership, Counseling

Virginia Commonwealth University: Mentorships, Leadership, Volunteerism, Lobs and Lessons tennis program

Science Museum of Virginia/srv/bindings/b6501e32c70f486a9cbb6a2cfc4622ea/code/web VA: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond: After school tutoring, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Leadership, Cultural enrichment, Employment, College Preparatory Activities, Scholarships, Feed More

Richmond Opportunities Inc.: Tomorrow’s Promise Scholarship (College & Technical School)

First Tee of Richmond: Golf

Churchill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT): After school tutoring, Reading, Mentorship

Mayor’s Youth Academy: Summer Employment, Cultural enrichment, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Scholarships

Adult Services

Adult Services: Offering support to single adults age 18+.

Richmond City Health District: Community Health Resource Centers: Preventive health services, Blood pressure and diabetes screening, School physicals

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA): Prevention services, Leadership, Parenting, Counseling

Virginia Commonwealth University: Leadership, Volunteerism, Health education and Wellness

City of Richmond Public Schools: Basic Adult Education, GED

ResCare-Federal Workforce Development Center (One Stop): Assessment, Education and Skills Training, Employment Coaching, Work experience, On-the-Job Training (OJT), Supportive Services, Case Management

City of Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building ( BLISS and Center for Workforce Innovation Programs), Assessment, Education and Skills Training, Employment Coaching, Work experience, On-the-Job Training (OJT), Supportive Services, Case Management

Healthy Hearts Plus: Parenting and Pregnancy services, Health and Nutrition

Shalom Farms: Health and Nutrition, Fresh Produce distribution and cooking class

Feed More: Monthly Food distribution

Strategies to Elevate People : Job preparedness, youth reading programs

Senior Services

City of Richmond Public Library: Senior Book Club

City of Richmond Department of Parks and Recreation: Water Aerobics, Computer Classes, City-wide Active Adults Program

SportsBackers: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Project Yoga Richmond: Health and Fitness

Virginia Commonwealth University-Richmond Health and Wellness: Weekly On-site Health clinics, Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Preventive Services