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Mountain Park Terrace Inc

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Causes: Homeless & Housing, Housing Development, Construction & Management

Mission: We serve the low and very low-income senior citizens 62 and over who make up our resident population. It is our intent and desire to assure our residents of safe, affordable housing and to promote a secure and supportive environment. We strive daily to obtain the highest degree of resident satisfaction; to promote independence and individuality while cultivating a sense of community and mutual respect; to educate and advocate sensitivity to cultural diversity; to facilitate an environment of open communication; to encourage resident participating in activities; and to maintain our facilities, functioning and appearance at their highest levels. We are proud of our buildings and our residents. We reach out and address a desperate housing need, which is invaluable to the communities we and our related entities serve.

Programs: Clark terrace is a hud-assisted elderly housing project, whose program service consists of the following: a) housing servicesclark terrace is an affordable housing community providing housing for low and very low-income seniors. Currently 43 seniors live in the 39 affordable housing units provided by mountain park terrace. The building is operated and maintained at a high level of quality, providing a comfortable, safe and secure environment for the residents it serves. B) supportive servicesthe supportive service program provides case management and advocacy services to residents as they age in place. Staff assists residents in accessing community agencies and coordinating placements in other facilities. In addition, residents are given support in problem solving, family issues and accessing government and community services. C) recreation and education programsactivities are an integral part of life in the affordable housing communities. Resident activity committees work closely with management staff in initiating and planning facility events and programs. These programs include, but are not limited to holiday and birthday meals; exercise classes; restaurant visits; educational speakers; english language classes; citizenship classes; craft instruction and trips to local attractions. Seniors living in the surrounding community are frequently invited to participate in these events. Residents and staff plan special activities in cooperation with local schools and agencies serving children. Ongoing general information programs are made available to residents regarding: durable power of attorney for health care decisions; medicare, medi-cal (medicaid), and hmo insurance benefits; as well as other programs pertaining to senior health issues.

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