Community Action Helps Our Youth

When Chanda, a mother of three, left her husband, she was not sure what to do. A friend told her about the Head Start pre-school program at Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam (HHWP) Community Action Commission. “[She told me] how great it was, how welcoming they felt, and...

Community Action Helps People Keep their Earned Income

Martha called the Pickaway County Community Action Organization (PICCA) for an appointment with their tax clinic with an unusual story. It was November and she had not yet filed her previous year’s tax forms. She believed she owed taxes and had requested an extension...

Community Action Helps Our Most Vulnerable Citizens

A hearing-impaired and mentally challenged woman went to Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission needing assistance with her electric and fuel oil. Her electric was due to be shut off the following day and she had no fuel oil left. While the client could receive...

Community Action Helps People Get Back on their Feet

All too often people fall on hard times to no fault of their own and need the assistance of friends, family, and the community to help pick them back up. Community Action has helped such individuals in that way for 50 years. Almost 10 years ago a client stopped into...