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Achieve Stability through Community, Education, N’ Determination

What is ASCEND?

- 5-year, voluntary program that provides opportunities for education, job training, counseling, and other forms of supportive services to help families reach their goals.

Why choose ASCEND?

- Escrow Account (money earned every time your rent goes up)
- One-on-one Coaching
- Coordination of Supportive Services
  • Childcare
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • Employment Support
  • Personal Welfare
  • Household Management
  • Homeownership and Housing Counseling
  • Financial Empowerment
  • Other Support as Needed

Who is eligible?

- JMHA Public Housing Residents
- JMHA Housing Choice Voucher Residents

What is required?

- Desire
- Willingness
- Commitment

To contact the ASCEND Coordinator, please fill out our Interest Form. Remember, participation is voluntary and in no way affects your housing assistance.

*Reasonable accommodations are available for individuals with disabilities.

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