PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale held a “Door Breaking” Ceremony Wednesday to signal the beginning of rehab work on the City’s Neighborhood House #5 in Focus Neighborhood #4, located at 1012 East Ave. Q-5 in Palmdale.
“This is another example of a robust program here in the City that builds partnerships and collaboration,” said Mayor James C. Ledford, Jr. “We’re bringing together the resources to build a great neighborhood.”
The City’s fifth Neighborhood House will be dedicated to education, with a tutoring program for all ages. It will also feature a community garden and offer housing for a veteran family as well.
Director of Neighborhood Services, Mike Miller added, “As we know, it’s important to take care of those who have served our country all around the world.”
Palmdale opened its first Neighborhood House, located at 503 East Ave. Q-3, in 2008. Neighborhood House #2 was opened in 2009 and is located at 1129 East Avenue R-4 in Palmdale. Gabriel’s House is Neighborhood House #3. Located at 38533 4th St. East, it features arts and music programs by The Art Branch. Neighborhood House #4 is under construction at 38627 32nd St. East.
Residents are able to stop by Neighborhood Houses and learn more about local and regional transportation, obtain library card information, and get answers to City code questions, City job openings and more. There are also ongoing activities, such as classes, job training, games for youth and much more.
For more information, call Neighborhood Services at 661-267-5181.