Community Action Builds Relationships

Community Action Agencies employ a variety of programs to help low-income people achieve self-sufficiency. At Akron Summit Community Action one successful program that they utilize is Circles. The Circles philosophy believes that responsibility for both poverty and...

Community Action is With You Every Step of the Way

Amanda was an 18-year-old stay-at-home mom to three young boys when she first turned to the Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission (NOCAC) for help with her utilities in 2008. At the time, she didn’t know her financial situation or even who her utility...

Community Action Helps People in Difficult Situations

A disabled woman was living with her daughter in an abusive situation when she turned to the Economic Opportunity Planning Association of Greater Toledo (EOPA), the local Community Action Agency in Lucas County, for assistance. Her daughter was charging her excessive...

Community Action Keeps People Healthy

Low-income people often lack access to affordable healthcare and many Community Action Agencies offer assistance with this. The Community Action Committee of Pike County  has been providing quality, affordable healthcare to people in southern Ohio for 30 years...