Community Action Educates Children

By Al Stabilito, MYCAP’s Director of Communications and Outreach Many Community Action Agencies offer Head Start pre-school programs, knowing that early childhood education helps to combat poverty. Also started as part of the War on Poverty, Head Start provides...

Community Action Provides Needed Transportation

Many low-income people struggle to get to jobs, doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and other necessary errands due to a lack of transportation. This is especially true in rural areas. Several Community Action Agencies provide transportation solutions for their...

Community Action Goes the Extra Mile

Dave, a father of two, had been without heat or electricity for several months due to an issue with the previous tenant. Unsure of what to do, he turned to Lorain County Community Action Agency (LCCAA) for help. The previous tenant had left behind both a balance with...

Community Action Provides Families a Place to Call Home

Many Community Action Agencies in Ohio provide low to moderate income housing for families. Miami County Community Action Council has been doing this since 1972. Housing was the biggest need in Miami County at the time. The problem involved both the availability of...