Nurturing Motherhood through challenges

Nurturing Motherhood through challenges

No matter how you look at it, parenting is tough. But when you add financial struggles and substance recovery to the challenges of raising three young daughters, it all can become very overwhelming. Meloney, a Mansfield, Ohio native, was struggling to raise her...

Community Action Helps Fathers

Joseph was faced with the prospect of never seeing his unborn son while incarcerated in the Community Alternative Center. But this father-to-be started taking the Fathers Matter (24:7 Dads) course through the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland...

Community Action Helps Young Father in Time of Need

Brett, a young father of two who was unemployed was referred to the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties’ Fathers Matter program which fosters increased involvement with children, provides parenting skills, and helps...

Community Action: Helping Veterans

Luther, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, had a good job as a police officer in Florida, but he was forced to leave that position to return to Ohio to care for an ill parent and was unable to find another position. A local veterans organization referred him to the...

Reuniting a Family and Much More

When Josh was referred to the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties’ Fathers Matter program by the child support offices, he was homeless and living in his van. The program not only helped him become a better father, but improved his life....

Community Action Helps a Struggling Veteran

A veteran from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan (Gulf War-era II) was sentenced to attend the Fathers Matter program at the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland Counties as part of an alternative sentence after violating his probation for his charge...