Family Self Sufficiency Program

How would you like to be apart of an amazing program that focuses on personal development and goal setting all while helping you increase your earnings and building financial assets? If this sounds like you then we welcome you to join our Family Self-Sufficiency Program.


Here at DCHA we believe YOU are the expert on the needs of you and your family. With help from our FSS Coordinator, who will serve as your personal guide, you will set realistic and achievable goals that you will accomplish while enrolled in the program. We assess the needs of you and your family, and work together to develop a plan to position you for future success.  All while supporting and motivating you, to be the best version of yourself!

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To qualify, a family must receive HUD Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) rental assistance from Dane County Housing Authority.

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To Get Started

Please submit a completed interest form, expressing your interest in the program. Once the FSS Coordinator receives your interest form, you will be invited to attend a virtual orientation. At the orientation you will have an opportunity to visit with the FSS Coordinator to determine if this program is the right fit for you. Upon completion of orientation, you will have a scheduled one on one meeting with the Coordinator to develop your goals and review the contract of participation. ***At this time we are adding names to the waitlist for the FSS program.*** If you have any questions or concerns please contact the FSS Coordinator, Danielle Gladney at (608) 224-3636 ext 025, or you may send an email at .

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Financial Incentives

Once enrolled in the program you are eligible for an escrow savings account. This savings account is set up for you by DCHA and will receive monthly deposits based upon your increasing income. The more you earn, the more you save!!

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