Community Action Helps Young Father in Time of Need

Brett, a young father of two who was unemployed was referred to the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties’ Fathers Matter program which fosters increased involvement with children, provides parenting skills, and helps...

Community Action Helps Young Mother Succeed

Skyla, is a 23 year old mother of five who lives in Chillicothe, Ohio. Through a Ross County Community Action program called “Determined To Succeed” she has become a shining example of how someone can thrive despite being confronted with numerous barriers. Determined...

Community Action: Helping Our Youth Grow

Ken was a single father, raising a five-year-old daughter when he learned that he had another infant daughter, 17-month-old Savannah, who was removed from her mother’s custody by protective services for neglect. At the time, Ken had been unemployed for nearly a...

Community Action: Helping Veterans

Luther, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, had a good job as a police officer in Florida, but he was forced to leave that position to return to Ohio to care for an ill parent and was unable to find another position. A local veterans organization referred him to the...