Community Action Helps Senior Citizens

Clara is an 83-year-old senior citizen who was referred to Lima/Allen Council on Community Affairs (LACCA) by Job & Family Services Adult Protective Services Unit because she did not have heat in her home during the coldest period of the winter.LACCA knew that...

Community Action Provides Shelter and Safety

A woman describes in her own words how Clermont County Community Service, the local Community Action Agency in Clermont County, and their local shelter helped her and her children escape an abusive situation: For more information about Community Action programs in...

Community Action Helps People Start Over

Following is the story of how the Community Action Commission of Fayette County helped a client struggling with addiction and homelessness in the client’s own words: On February 17th 2012 I made a phone call that would lead to great things for me.I will start with a...

Community Action Provides Meals for Seniors

Last summer a lady came to Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission’s Coshocton Senior Center to inquire about their food programs. She had just turned 60 years old, and after working all of her adult life was recently laid off from her job. She had never had to...

Community Action Fills in the Gaps

Helen, a 64 year old home health aide, worked hard her whole life providing for her family. She had married soon after graduating high school, but divorced early in her marriage. After that, she moved in with her aging mother and raised her two children; working...