Community Action Helps Families

In January 2007, Regina came to Lifeline, the Community Action Agency in Lake County Ohio, to interview for a slot in the Family Development Program. The Family Development program pairs clients up with professional case workers who conduct comprehensive assessments,...

Community Action Helps People in their Time of Need

Corey was struggling after a very tough year. She was raising two young kids on her own after her husband was sent to jail for a life sentence for a horrendous crime. She had been working part-time at a gym for six years without a raise or discussion of full-time...

Community Action Helps People Build Careers

 David dropped out of high school in the 11th grade when he could no longer deal with the bullying at his school and teachers were unable to help him. Now at 20-years-old, he was living with his mom, spending his days playing video games, hanging out with friends...

Community Action Helps People Get Ahead

By Michelle R. Hopkins, Community Relations Manager, Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency Two years ago Alexis decided that she wanted her daughter out of a regular day care and into a quality learning environment. She sought out Head Start, a curriculum...

Community Action Celebrates 50 Years of Helping People, Changing Lives

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Community Action in America. To commemorate this historic event, we will highlight the 50 Best Things About Community Action throughout the year by sharing a success story with you each week from each of the 50 Community Action...