homeport resident services

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Homeport has a large partner network of resources and services designed to help each person living in our communities. As a Homeport resident, these are all available to you, FREE OF CHARGE. If you need assistance please contact our Homeport Resident Services Line at at 614.545.4844.

Afterschool and Summer Camp Programs
Provides children with a safe place to learn, develop, and have fun at their local community center where available.

Book Drives
Bright Ideas Book Bank is open to all children ages birth through 18, living in Homeport’s apartment communities. The Book Bank is held once a year in December and children are eligible to receive one new book from a selected list and up to three used books each season.

Childcare
Head Start slots available for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age living in eligible Homeport communities.

Emergency Assistance
One time financial assistance to help eligible residents get caught up on their rent, bills, and other basic needs.

Financial Coaching
An individual appointment with a Homeport advisor that includes: reviewing your credit report, identifying credit issues, and helping you develop a plan for repairing credit problems.

Employment Coaching
Homeport links residents to 1-on-1 employment coaching to support residents through each phase of the job search process, as well as direct access to employment opportunities where available.

Food Assistance
Provides residents access to free and nutritious foods through onsite Produce Distributions and/or referrals to their local pantry.

Furniture Assistance
Homeport service coordinators can give residents appointments to the Furniture Bank, where they can pick out furniture for their home.

Health
Direct referrals for mental, behavioral, and primary health needs.

Homeownership Opportunities
Homeport Home Ownership develops and sells high-quality, energy-efficient homes in in both urban and suburban neighborhoods throughout Central Ohio.

Kindergarten Readiness
Homeport provides free school readiness assessments and resources for children between the ages of 2 – 5.

Pregnancy & Infant Resources
Women at least 32 weeks pregnant or mothers with a baby less than 12 months of age can receive a free Pack ‘n’ Play portable crib and education on safe sleep practices for their infants.

Public Benefits
Service Coordinators can help Homeport residents apply for public assistance with a Job & Family Services case worker.

Scholarship Opportunities
Financial assistance to help cover education related expenses, such as GED preparation and testing, as well as other post-secondary expenses such as tuition and books.

School Supplies Drives
Homeport collects backpacks and school supplies for each child who registers in grades Kindergarten-12th.

Teen Programs
Teen groups that focus on leadership development and provide participants with opportunities to complete community-based service learning projects

 

Not a Homeport resident, but looking for a home or apartment? Check out our properties here.

If you need help please contact our Homeport Resident Services Line at 614.545.4844. We are here to help!

HOMEPORT RESIDENT SERVICES TEAM

OUR SERVICE PARTNERS

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Ohio
  • Columbus Area Integrated Health Services
  • United Way of Central Ohio
  • National Church Residences
  • Children’s Hunger Alliance
  • Columbus Recreation & Parks
  • The Columbus Foundation
  • IMPACT Community Action
  • The Care Coordination Network
  • Celebrate One
  • Mid-Ohio Foodbank
  • Furniture Bank of Central Ohio
  • The Ohio State University College of Social Work
  • YMCA