Hancock County’s rural public transportation system

Hancock County’s rural public transportation system

HHWP Community Action Commission is the designated grantee responsible for general oversight of the Hancock Area Transportation Service, also known as HATS. As a Section 5311 rural public transportation system, HATS provides low-cost, demand response, public...
Learning Communities: A collaborative experience

Learning Communities: A collaborative experience

Community Action Agencies (CAAs) around Ohio, as well as around the country, are always looking for ways to improve services and strategies that ultimately impact poverty in their communities. Peer-to-peer facilitated learning is an ideal way to identify effective...
Staff Spotlight, November 2017

Staff Spotlight, November 2017

OACAA would like to thank Mr. Kline for his contributions to the Community Action mission. Name: Ralph W. Kline Title: Assistant Executive Director of Planning and Development Agency: Ironton-Lawrence-County Community Action Organization Time with Community Action: 37...
Year-End Fundraising Ideas

Year-End Fundraising Ideas

It’s hard to believe that another year has come and nearly gone. As we look forward to the holidays and reflect on 2017, many of us are also planning year-end fundraising campaigns to kick-start our efforts to help low-income Ohioans in 2018 and beyond. If you haven’t...
Recognizing Community Action

Recognizing Community Action

There are over 6,500 Community Action professionals across 48 agencies in Ohio, each working in a unique way to help alleviate poverty in their community with the same mission: to help people help themselves and each other. In our effort to recognize some of the great...