The Affordable Housing Department will provide an opportunity for our constituents to understand, achieve, and reaffirm self-sufficiency through homeownership counseling and workshops for low-to-moderate income families. The following counseling services are provided by our Tucson Urban League staff:
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Our Employment and Training Department provides a full spectrum of employment related services, including youth and adult on-the-job training, assistance for school, job placement and summer jobs for youth. Dedicated staff works to prepare youth, adults and dislocated workers for jobs in high demand sectors.
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Project YES provides after-school tutoring and mentoring services to children grades K-8 focusing on academic achievement and the development of positive social skills. Each day participants receive homework help and tutoring services in reading, writing and math from caring and dedicated professionals. Youth participants also receive instruction in computer technology, intramural sports, and arts and crafts.
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The Tucson Urban League is dedicated to promoting independence and the free exercise of all individuals in the planning and management of their own lives. This program provides basic support services to Tucson’s low-income aging population to reduce stress and promote health through nutritious meals in a congregate setting, transportation, preventative health services and the opportunity to socialize with their community.
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The Tucson Urban League is here to lend a helping hand with your utility and rental bills. The utility and rental services provide rental and Mortgage assistance; emergency gas, electric and water assistance; and utility repair and replacement services to economically disadvantaged adults and families residing within the city limits of Tucson.
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The Tucson Urban League Weatherization Program enables low-income households to reduce their utility bills by making their homes more energy efficient. An emphasis is placed on assisting the elderly, the disabled, and high energy users. The following services are offered through the program: