Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Twenty-one tornadoes ranging from EF0 to EF4 were counted across west- and south-central Ohio during Memorial Day weekend. Winds as high as 170 mph came quickly and hit hard, one of which—now labeled as the strongest tornado in Montgomery County’s history—destroyed 19...
Staff Spotlight, January 2018

Staff Spotlight, January 2018

OACAA would like to thank Ms. Fox for her contributions to the Community Action mission. Name. Jacqueline Fox Title: Chief Executive Officer Agency: West Ohio Community Action Partnership Time with Community Action: 32 years Jacqueline Fox, CEO of West Ohio Community...
Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Last week, OACAA held the 2016 Annual Summer Conference, which was hosted by Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron, and Richland Counties, and welcomed over 200 Community Action professionals from across the state back to Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. The...

LACCA helps customers meet their goals with Steps to Success

The Steps to Success Boot Camp program at LACCA helps participants secure employment and meet career goals. In September 2015, Randy* was referred to LACCA’s program in Auglaize County. He had difficulty securing a job that would allow him to care for his children and...

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...