Community Action distributes 20,000 bottles of soap across Ohio

Community Action distributes 20,000 bottles of soap across Ohio

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies, in partnership with the Office of Governor Mike DeWine, has coordinated the distribution of over 20,000 bottles of soap to Community Action Agencies across Ohio. Thanks to a generous donation from Bath and Body Works,...

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...

Weatherization Leads to Safer Home

Ramona, a single mom from Lorain, Ohio had been living in strife for seven years without any heat in her home. Her nearly 100-year-old home was in desparate need of major repairs, including a new boiler, but the expenses were beyond her meager budget.Ramona looked to...

Head Start: Helping Ohio’s Youth

In 2012, more than 6 million children under age six lived in poverty in America. Head Start served 1,146,468 children and pregnant women last year. In Ohio, Head Start served 49,702 children.  Head Start is a national program that promotes the school-readiness of...

Computer Training Helps Lorain County Resident Succeed

Linda, a 60-year-old disabled resident of Lorain County was unemployed and struggling to make ends meet. She turned to Lorain County Community Action Agency for help with her utilities through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and while there learned about...