Monday, May 18, 2015

Focus Manor Continues to Seek Applicants


Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can be from any place in the United States. According to Dr. George A. Miller, executive director, “Several people from as far as Chicago, IL have called for applications.”
The facility is a positive addition to the Winston County Community. It is one of a kind in the county. Dr. George A. Miller
Dr. George A. Miller, executive director
secured the $1.8 million grant from the last of its kind funded by HUD of Washington, DC. Dr. Miller, pastor of Faith Tabernacle Church, 401 Pontotoc Street Louisville, MS, saw this residential facility as a vision many years ago and not it has come to fruition.

The purpose of the newly constructed facility is to provide a safe and secure residence for individuals with a certified physically handicap condition. Individuals living in the facility will be low income and not have the financial resources to obtain their own living location. There will be a sliding fee scale for rental cost. Tenants will be assisted in services from Golden Triangle, which will include meals on wheels, the Department of Human Services and other community service organizations. There is a 2 bedroom apartment for an on site manager. Other amenities include a meeting room and an office that is opened daily to provide residents service. HUD will be screening the applicants and managing the facility.

Interested individuals may apply by contacting Dr. George A. Miller, Executive Director at 662-694-0721.