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2016

December 2016

Pickaway County – PICCA reflects on 2016, looks ahead to 2017, December 31, 2016

Highland County – Rocky Fork Lake wins Ohio Clean Marina designation, December 30, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Veteran returns home for holidays thanks to volunteers, December 25, 2016

DAYTON – Fifth Third joins financial education effort, December 23, 2016

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Senior Center hosts Christmas dinner, December 23, 2016

FREMONT – WSOS offering well improvement loans, December 23, 2016

LOGAN COUNTY – Nelsonville Head Start, December 22, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Santa brings the gift of books to Nelsonville Head Start, December 21, 2016

COLUMBUS – Ohio lawmaker calls for payday loan lender reforms, December 21, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A holiday appeal for new donors, December 18, 2016

BELMONT COUNTY – Community Action Commission of Belmont County taking applications, December 18, 2016

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Helping those without heat, December 17, 2016

GREEN COUNTY – County lacks emergency shelter from cold for single men, women, December 16, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Healthier Community Pantry opens to Columbiana County residents, December 14, 2016

MARION – Loans available to construct, fix rural water wells, December 13, 2016

LOGAN – Food Bank to host holiday volunteer event, December 13, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Butler County political parties giving back this holiday season, December 12, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Grants will fund educational efforts across county, December 10, 2016

RICHLAND COUNTY – Historic Central Hotel Apartments reopened in Galion, December 6, 2016

WARREN – Students from TCTC bring robots to children at TCAP Head Start, December 2, 2016

FREMONT – TRIPS to raise fares, first price change since 2010, December 2, 2016

November 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Fill the Truck event, November 30, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Senator Brown Wants Federal Funding for School and Daycare Lead Testing, November 29, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC assists families at risk, November 29, 2016

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Help available for those who owe back heating bills in Franklin County, November 19, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Fifth Third Bank pledges $30 billion to community development in 10 states, November 18, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO announces Workplace Ready initiative, November 18, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – Chili Cook Off to benefit Toys for Tots, November 17, 2016

OTTAWA COUNTY – Home repair funds available to Ottawa County residents, November 14, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – Transformation to begin on old Everts Middle School, November 12, 2016

HANCOCK COUNTY – Program offering free home repairs, November 11, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO offers 90-second shopping spree, November 11, 2016

STARK COUNTY – SCCAA students give pledge to salute veterans, November 10, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Discussion on early childhood development good, but experts say action must follow, November 10, 2016

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Full stomachs, November 10, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Develop plan to combat health issues by early 2017, November 8, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Toronto, Jefferson County receive $800000 for housing improvement programs, November 7, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Housing program now in Columbiana, November 6, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Lancaster Transit now in Pickerington, November 5, 2016

PAULDING COUNTY – Only one sign-up scheduled for Christmas For Kids, November 3, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – A healthier pantry, November 3, 2016

LORAIN COUNTY – Partnership seeks to help Lorain County residents with heating costs, November 1, 2016

WARREN COUNTY – Kings Local Food Pantry serves more than 2000 households, November 1, 2016

October 2016

HENRY COUNTY – Napoleon HEAP participants can receive free CFLs, October 31, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Senior program volunteers honored, October 30, 2016

CLERMONT COUNTY – Library to collect mittens, October 28, 2016

HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Energy Department Celebrates 40th Anniversary of National Weatherization Program, October 28, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority offers education, support for Summit County’s youngest …, October 27, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – CAO receives award for clinical performance, October 27, 2016

SANDUSKY – Marine mechanics course starts Nov. 28, October 27, 2016

ZANESVILLE – Funding available for homeless veterans, October 26, 2016

FAIRFIELD – Cordle Cares Foundation awards community grants, October 22, 2016

PUTNAM COUNTY – United Way helps HHWP, October 20, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Doors open for Head Start program in Tallmadge, October 19, 2016

LOGAN – Central’s third graders learn about community helpers, October 29, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Ironton in Bloom doesn’t win, sees positives, October 13, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Wilkin: ‘It’s a great day for Highland County’, October 6, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike Solid Waste has two new locations for recycling drop-off, October 3, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Bright idea is connecting cops with kids, October 2, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Downtown housing drug rehab possible, October 2, 2016

September 2016

WOOD COUNTY – WSOS sponsors USDA-funded food programs at 3 county sites, September 29, 2016

PAULDING COUNTY – Emergency food and shelter funds available, September 26, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Senior dining site offered at the senior center, September 25, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Volunteer event slated for Regional Foodbank, September 22, 2016

SANDUSKY COUNTY – Fremont, Clyde AfterSchool Programs seeking students, September 20, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAO offering, ‘Dreams to Reality’, September 19, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland centralizes offices, September 13, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Free produce feeds hundreds over summer, September 12, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland centralizes offices, September 12, 2016

PAULDING COUNTY – NOCAC to offer Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop, September 10, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Poker run to help feed families, September 10, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Ohio delays preschool funding change until next school year, September 9, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – Community takes action against hunger, September 9, 2016

HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Community ride to feed SE Ohio, September 8, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Editorial: Ohio needs to reverse interpretation of rule that affects Head Start funding, September 7, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – First day of Head Start program kicks off with Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams (photos), September 7, 2016

BROWN COUNTY – Affordable housing coming to county, September 7, 2016

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – $200000 in state funds set aside to expand 2-1-1 services, September 5, 2016

TRUMBULL COUNTY – TCAP plans benefit golf scramble, September 4, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Planting a community of sustainability, September 4, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Grant funds home repairs, ownership, September 4, 2016

WASHINGTON & MORGAN COUNTIES – Local entities receive VA funding, September 3, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Columbiana County agency gets fed funds to help area veterans, September 2, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Senior picnic slated for Sept. 16, September 2, 2016

WOODS, SENECA, OTTAWA & SANDUSKY COUNTIES – WSOS offers weatherization aid for families in need, September 1, 2016

August 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Take action to end hunger, August 31, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – COLUMN: New report shows how much worse Greater Cincinnati’s childhood poverty problem …, August 31, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Congressman Johnson visits Valley View Health Center in Jackson, August 30, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Ex-offenders need employment certificates to get work after jail, August 28, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence County plans party for bicentennial, August 27, 2016

ROSS COUNTY – Phase 33 funds make their way to county, August 27, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Walnut Township receives $900000 in grants for Fairfield Beach, August 26, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence County Land Bank to apply for state funds, August 24, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Job fair to help Butler County employees learn bus route, find job, August 21, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC, YMCA partner to open early childhood classrooms, August 21, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – HAPCAP Summer Crisis program continues to accept appointments, August 19, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Ohio’s plan to shift money away from Head Start recipients means decreased quality, advocates fear, August 19, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC, Hopewell Health get HHS funds, August 19, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – For fun and charity, August 16, 2016

CLEVELAND – (Editorial) Gov. Kasich must call a halt to misguided denial of Head Start-related child-care support, August 13, 2016

TRUMBULL COUNTY – Sept. 23 golf scramble will benefit Trumbull Community Action Program, August 12, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – New Straitsville Council members discuss Ohio Fair Housing Law, August 11, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Community Action to host events, August 10, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Health fair held in Lisbon, August 10, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Senior living complex on track, August 9, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY – Guillozet joins CAO board, August 7, 2016

VINTON COUNTY – Benefit rummage sale, August 6, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Community Wellness Fair is Aug. 9, August 4, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Go shopping and support startup businesses at Thursday event, August 3, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Volunteers needed to pack food boxes for area residents, August 2, 2016

July 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – Weekend food program offered by NOCAC, July 31, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Participants sought for free training program, July 31, 2016

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Peoples helps fund back-to-school program, July 30, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Breakthrough’s newest spot will get Head Start, July 30, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO, partners work to combat poverty in Highland County, July 29, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – State grants Butler County $677000 for low-income residents, July 29, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Amazing Race returns, July 29, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Elderly advised to protect themselves from heat, July 27, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – COLUMN: How prison is making life even harder for Hamilton County’s poor children and families, July 25, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY –Local seniors group helps folks stay in their homes, July 25, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Information sessions for MYCAP’s employment skills and training program, July 24, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Be cautious in this heat, July 22, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Food giveaway at Food Bank, July 21, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – AMHA earns national recognition, hosts ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event for area families, July 21, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Conneaut Foundation gives $35000 to several agencies, July 21, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Bikers distribute food to 800 needy families, July 20, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP hosts employment skills classes, July 20, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Tony’s Dog House going pink, July 19, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Volunteers needed to pack food boxes for low-income seniors, July 18, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Applause for business achievements, July 17, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC holds first community meeting at Western HS, July 16, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Biz Beat: New website showcases Lima/Allen County, July 16, 2016

HANCOCK, HARDIN & PUTNAM COUNTIES – WITH VIDEO: WIC farmers market appeals to ‘fruitaholics’, July 16, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Volunteers repair 50 homes throughout Butler County, July 16, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Ohio Legislative Black Caucus: Experts to discuss breaking cycle of poverty in the black community, July 15, 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – Regional Stamp Out Hunger drive collected more than Cleveland and Columbus, July 14, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pitts named CAC executive director, July 13, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – Sprucing up the villages of Shawnee and New Straitsville, July 13, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency-Work Outreach Programs, July 11, 2016

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Program helps keep Columbus cool by keeping air conditioning costs down, July 10, 2016

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County news: Dayton NAACP to hold town halls, July 11, 2016

RICHLAND COUNTY – HEAP summer crisis program begins, July 8, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Campers coming to Butler County to repair 50 homes, July 7, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – HAPCAP shares information regarding Ohio Fair Housing Law, July 6, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – Area youth gaining experience in the work force in Perry County, July 5, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Medical call center to bring jobs, July 3, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Local businesses ready to jump through RNC hoops, July 3, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Work programs for Jefferson County detailed before county commissioners, July 1, 2016

MERCER, AUGLAIZE, ALLEN COUNTIES – Local organization changing name, July 1, 2016

June 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – New program offers job training in Harrison County, June 30, 2016

MEIGS COUNTY – Habitat for Humanity reaches Meigs, June 30, 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – NOCAC seeking board member, June 23, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Tallmadge Lions Club donates $10000 for pilot dog, June 21, 2016

MARION – Summer Crisis Program begins July 1, June 21, 2016

COSHOCTON COUNTY – Free kids’ lunches start Monday, June 18, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – County receives money to fight poverty, June 17, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Health center gets boost for oral health, June 17, 2016

CLERMONT COUNTY – Batavia Twp. donates $5000 from race, June 17, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Local organizations receive donations from clerk of courts, June 16, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – Summer Employment Program kicks off for area youth, June 16, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Community Action starts summer food program, June 14, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – America in Bloom to visit Ironton, June 14, 2016

RICHLAND COUNTY – Juneteenth returns to Central Park, June 16, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Foodbank looking for volunteer box packers, June 13, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC scholarship applications accepted, June 13, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC of Pike County offering 2016 Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program, June 11, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP summer camp set at Ursuline Center, June, 10, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Free meals for children through the SFSP, June 10, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence County seeking $864000 for projects in Burlington and Ironton, June 10, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Father Friendly celebrating responsible parenting, June 9, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – PICCA expands accessibility to free summer lunch program, June 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN – Hispanic leader will share his experiences, June 9, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – America in Bloom visiting Ironton to judge landscaping, June 8, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Here’s where Canton’s federal dollars are going, June 8, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Reaching out to families, June 7, 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – Nick Weber column: Providing summer meals to kids, June 6, 2016

COSHOCTON – McGinnis-Geerts wins preventive health award, June 6, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Meal programs help children, June 5, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lunch program starts Monday, June 4, 2016

FREMONT – WSOS taking applications for multigenerational housing, June 4, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Garnet A. Wilson Public Library hosts summer reading program, free lunches for children, June 3, 2016

FREMONT – WSOS offers utility payment aid program, June 3, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY – Commissioners designate land bank, June 2, 2016

VAN WERT COUNTY – Youth employment program comes to Van Wert County, June 2, 2016

HARRISON, CARROLL, TUSCARAWAS COUNTIES – Harcatus Tri-County Community Action Organization to offer Summer Cooling Program, June 1, 2016

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Church seeks help with program, June 1, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP has info sessions this week of employment skills and training program, June 1, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Volunteer event slated for Regional Foodbank, June 1, 2016

May 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Real Money. Real World.: Pike CTC Business Development and GRADS students link education…, May 31, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Recycling program helps keep garbage out of landfills, May 28, 2016

COLUMBUS – Community leader honored for working to reduce poverty in Franklin County, May 27, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Free meals for kids, May 27, 2016

DELAWARE, MADISON, UNION, CHAMPAIGN, LOGAN, SHELBY – CAO offers energy-savers, May 27, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Nurses help out emergency shelter, May 27, 2016

WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Kids Day of Safety and Play will roar into Medina’s main streets, May 27, 2016

MUSKINGUM COUNTY – MEOAG to receive federal funding, May 27, 2016

HARRISON, CARROLL, TUSCARAWAS COUNTIES – HARCATUS to benefit from $160K federal grant, May 27, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Nearly $160K in fed. funds to support Allen County housing & development organizations, May 26, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Senior Community Service Employment Program, May 25, 2016

HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Summer Food Service Program available to area children, May 25, 2016

FREMONT – BWC honors 20 area businesses for safety workplaces, May 25, 2016

HOCKING, ATHENS PERRY, COUNTIES – HAPCAP to continue scheduling appointments for programs, May 25, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – COLUMN: Head Start teachers are on the front lines of fighting region’s childhood poverty crisis (video), May 23, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Tackling hunger and poverty in Allen County, May 23, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP offers employment, skills training, May 22, 2016

MARION – Leadership Marion graduates announced, May 22, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Summer youth jobs program announced, May 21, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Huntington pledges more than $16 billion in low-to-moderate-income loans, philanthropic support …, May 21, 2016

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Huntington to commit $16.1 billion to community groups in its Midwest markets, May 20, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Reno picked for COAD scholarship, May 20, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA CEO Fox appointed to Allen County Children Services board, May 20, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Editorial: Grant to aid health research in Canton, May 19, 2016

ALLEN, MERCER, AUGLAIZE COUNTIES – LACCA Officially Changes Name to West Ohio Community Action Partnership, May 19, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike County Community Fund allocates funds, May 18, 2016

LORAIN COUNTY – Shuttle set up to transport pedestrians across closed Henderson Bridge, May 18, 2016

LORAIN COUNTY – LCCAA to operate Henderson Bridge shuttle, May 18, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – Cincy Health Department to host minority health discussion, brainstorming session, May 17, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Canton to receive $60000 for health research, May 17, 2016

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County news: Huber Heights to discuss water softening, May 17, 2016

STARK COUNTY – Canton to receive $60000 for health research, May 17, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Senior Citizens Day activities set for Tuesday, May 16, 2016

MUSKINGUM COUNTY – MEOAG having scholarship fund golf outing, May 16, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence approves land bank program, May 15, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Creating land bank started, May 14, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Experts: Community must help heal addiction, May 12, 2016

HANCOCK COUNTY – Program offers summer jobs to area youths, May 12, 2016

HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Walmart donates $49 million to Ohio charitable organizations, May 12, 2016

HAMILTON, BUTLER, CLERMONT COUNTIES – United Way, partners help get $23 m in tax returns for region’s families through volunteer …, May 11, 2016

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY – Area student receives David V. Stivison Appalachian Community Action Scholarship Fund award, May 11, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Youngstown program seeks to tackle employment barriers, May 10, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – You can see this Athens-centric artist everywhere, May 9, 2016

FREMONT – Agencies see helping hands, workers in May, May 6, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Auction print to feature Elliott Hotel, May 6, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – $1 million granted to renovate East Liverpool health center, May 5, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – How a mild winter helped residents’ wallets, May 5, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – Veterans receive warm welcome from PICCA, May 5, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA home ownership class includes down payment assistance, May 5, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Homeless grant awarded to county, May 3, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Loan could be start of new business, May 2, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Letter carriers deliver mail, feed families, May 1, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Youngstown clinic helps those with criminal record find jobs, May 1, 2016

 

April 2016

 

HARRISON, CARROLL & TUSCARAWAS COUNTIES – Chuck Lorenz retires after 41 years working for HARCATUS, April 30, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – COLUMN: New study shows poverty plagues all of Ohio, but we’ve got it worse than a lot of places, April 29, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – CIRV plans clinic on employment, April 29, 2016

COLUMBUS – Suburban poverty on the rise in Columbus, April 27, 2016

COLUMBUS – New Report Finds Ohio Poverty Numbers are Unchanged, April 27, 2016

COLUMBUS – Study: More Columbus Residents Living In Poverty, April 28, 2016

COLUMBUS – Report: More Than A Sixth Of Ohioans Live In Poverty, April 28, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – County accepts bids for CDBG funding, April 26, 2016

MEDINA COUNTY – ‘I will help kids like me’: Rittman native tells story at Job and Family Services program, April 23, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Prosecutor reaching out to addicts, April 21, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – County and cities seek housing funds, April 21, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Commissioners decide grant recipients, April 21, 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – Defiance College Hench Autism event scheduled, April 20, 2016

SANDUSKY COUNTY – United Way honors businesses at awards dinner, April 20, 2016

PAULDING COUNTY – DC’s Hench Autism Studies program plans community outreach event, April 19, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – City on road to recovery, April 19, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – HAPCAP receives grant to improve senior health, April 19, 2016

DEFIANCE COUNTY – ADAMhs board: $4 million in contracts given, April 15, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Development talk of ICC, April 15, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Commissioners receive HAPCAP CHIP update, April 15, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Requests for CDBG money exceed Athens County’s allocation, April 15, 2015

STARK COUNTY – Health fair offered to public, April 12, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – Village of Roseville Neighborhood Revitalization Grant Community meetings set, April 11, 2016

COLUMBUS – OACAA commends Governor Kasich’s commitment to all Ohioans, April 11, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – HAPCAP Head Start and Early Head Start accepting applications, April 9, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – First step to combat child poverty? Get community input, April 9, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Student wins countywide billboard design contest, April 9, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC still accepting appointments for 2016 PIPP+, State HEAP programs, April 7, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Pregnant addicts getting help from Butler County program, April 6, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence wins grant for diversion in nonviolent cases, April 6, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Canning helps preserve surplus produce, feed people in ‘food deserts’ (Guest Blog), April 5, 2016

LOGAN COUNTY – Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign launches in Hocking County, April 2, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY – CAO named agency for Shelby County, April 1, 2016

March 2016

LICKING COUNTY – LEADS ending winter crisis program, March 31, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – St. Mary’s Ironton facility appreciated, March 31, 2016

JACKSON COUNTY – Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. emergency healthcare assistance available, March 31, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – OU, Athens partner to offer free public transit to OU students, employees, March 31, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – University IDs will soon allow all students, faculty, staff to travel on Athens Public Transit buses for …, March 31, 2016

BUTLER COUNTY – Janet Clemmons Community Service Award to be presented, March 30, 2016

PERRY COUNTY – Volunteers needed to pack food itemsMarch 30, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Block grants help county, March 29, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – How can I get help with my preschool bills? Cleveland Connects: The First 2000 DaysMarch 29, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Activate Allen County: LACCAMarch 29, 2016

CHAMPAIGN AND LOGAN COUNTIES – New Community Action agency officially serving Champaign, LoganMarch 28, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Last chance for HEAPMarch 28, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Building BlocksMarch 27, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC to host ‘Self-Employment: From Dream to Reality’ classesMarch 26, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – State Farm presents donation to CAC of Pike County, March 25, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC’s Early Childhood Program earns five-star ratingMarch 23, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Highland County Board of DD to host Provider Fair March 31, March 22, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Emergency HEAP to end on March 31March 19, 2016

LOGAN, CHAMPAIGN AND SHELBY COUNTIES – Permanent replacement named for Tri-County, March 19, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – County commissioners meet with Community Action, March 16, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Akron community groups receive $1.5 million for new programs to battle infant mortality, March 15, 2016

MAHONING COUNTY – Training programMarch 15, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Centers get drug treatment grantsMarch 13, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – WV, Ohio get $6.7M for opioid abuse fightMarch 12, 2016

COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Valley centers receive $650000 in grants to fight opioid abuseMarch 12, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC receives homeless assistance grant funds, March 11, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Local groups get substance abuse funds, March 11, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Heating assistance deadline is March 31, March 11, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – March for Meals campaign kicks off, March 11, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC Early Childhood Program receives awards, March 10, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Hospital needs support, March 10, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Senior housing complex eyed for city, March 7, 2016

FREMONT – Area agencies seeking March volunteers, March 7, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Akron area programs offer free tax-filing help for low- to moderate- income taxpayers, March 5, 2016

MORROW COUNTY – Drug and Alcohol Awareness and Prevention hosts speaker to talk substance abuse with Mount …, March 5, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – County will consider projects for CDBG funding, March 5, 2016

SHELBY COUNTY – JC Council approves enhancement project, March 5, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – ‘Working toward the same goal:’ Rocky Fork Community Alliance teams up with other organizations …, March 4, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Karamu House making significant changes to staff and programming, March 4, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Ohio’s Miners Seek A Life After Coal As Industry Loses Steam in Appalachia, March 3, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Crippen discusses HAPCAP in public hearing, March 2, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Special grants may pay for courthouse, March 2, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Community Action seeks volunteers for program, March 1, 2016

February 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – Storybook Celebration Held at Lima Public LibraryFebruary 28, 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – Final Super Saturday for Free Tax ClinicFebruary 27, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield County Foundation awards $30000 to Community Action, February 27, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Pike County’s annual homeless count upFebruary 26, 2016

LOGAN – Logan Public Transit continues to expand its serviceFebruary 25, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – NCB donates to Senior Nutrition Program, February 24, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Public hearing scheduled to discuss CDBG grants, February 24, 2016

WARREN COUNTY – Warren County developer gets $9M via state affordable housing program, February 19, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC has children’s winter coats available for families in need, February 18, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – FAFSA events first step in alleviating poverty, group says, February 18, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Way celebrates 40 years at CAC of Pike County, February 17, 2016

LOGAN – Volunteer event slated for Saturday, February 17, 2016

FREMONT – Downtown Fremont, WSOS excited about future building plans, February 17, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Dine to Donate Feb. 23 for upcoming Awareness Faire, February 17, 2016

FREMONT – Vickery areas eligible for septic system aid, February 17, 2016

HIGHLAND COUNTY – Senior Nutrition Program March for Meals Campaign, February 16, 2016

WARREN COUNTY – Intergenerational community planned in Warren County, February 13, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – UC’s Arlitt Center Awarded $1.6 Million NSF Grant to Advance Preschool Learning in Outdoor …, February 10, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA Promotes FAN Club in the Community, February 9, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Point in Time County shows homeless count in Hocking County, February 6, 2016

ROSS COUNTY – Neal receives Bishop Flaget alumni award, February 5, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Pilot local food program a win-win for farmers and families, February 5, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Area residents can get their taxes done for free, learn whether they qualify for federal credit; here …, February 5, 2016

MORROW COUNTY – Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission readies ‘Winter Crisis Program’, February 5, 2016

CLERMONT COUNTY – High demand at homeless shelter, February 4, 2016

MARION – Former high school could be apartment complex, February 3, 2016

TRUMBULL COUNTY – Trumbull Community Action Program offering utility bill help, February 3, 2016

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Harcatus, Efficiency Smart partnership providing free fluorescent bulbs,  February 2, 2016

January 2016

PICKAWAY COUNTY – PICCA, health district conduct homeless count, provide services, January 30, 2016

HAMILTON COUNTY – For Cincinnati NAACP, a new chapter, January 29, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Gateway project expansion one step closer, January 29, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Funds sought for community center repairs, January 28, 2016

WARREN COUNTY – Warren County agency to open restaurant, senior center, January 28, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Senior living complex right on targetJanuary 26, 2016

CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Parent Involvement, January 26, 2016

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Study needed for Ohio project to proceed, January 25, 2016

HOCKING COUNTY – Commissioners discuss EPA and CHIP,  January 24, 2016

HANCOCK COUNTY – Assistance available for tax preparation, January 20, 2016

FREMONT COUNTY – Meals-on-Wheels offers volunteer training, January 17, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – WalMart grant will expand HAPCAP food storage space, January 17, 2016

HANCOCK COUNTY – United Way campaign exceeds goal, January 17, 2016

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Heating bill help again offered, January 16, 2016

ROSS COUNTY – 17 groups awarded Schaefer Fund grants, January 16, 2016

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY – United Way needs you: Donate today to help agency continue support of local programs, January 15, 2016

ATHENS COUNTY – Event to help Athens County’s homeless is being planned, January 14, 2016

MARIETTA  – State funding to help homeless Ohioans, January 14, 2016

LIMA – Lima agencies receive grants to fight homelessness, January 14, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – CAC to offer Super Saturday Free Income Tax Preparation for Pike County residents, January 13, 2016

HARRISON, CARROLL, TUSCARAWAS COUNTIES – Harcatus Tri-County CAO, libraries, Ohio Benefit Bank to provide tax-filing help, January 13, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA offering utility bill assistance, January 13, 2016

SUMMIT COUNTY – Free tax help for many in area; see here for dates and how to set up an appointment, January 12, 2016

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Stuff-A-Bus collects 8000 pounds of food, January 10, 2016

AUGLAIZE COUNTY – Apollo debuts ABLE/GED classes in Auglaize County, January 7, 2016

LORAIN COUNTY – Lorain Schools announces preschool benefits as two new classes open, January 7, 2016

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – CAP of Greater Dayton helps pay heating bills for families in need (video), January 5, 2016

PIKE COUNTY – Head Start to receive $1.2 million in federal funds, January 1, 2016

FREMONT – Charities, agencies seeking volunteers January 1, 2016

2015

December 2015

PIKE COUNTY – Valley View Health Centers awarded American Cancer Society grant, December 30, 2015

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Lower heat bills expected from record warmth, December 30, 2015

ALLEN COUNTY – Common housing standard closer to reality in Lima, December 28, 2015

COLUMBUS – Does it take $61000 a year to care for a family of 4?, December 27, 2015

GALLIA, MEIGS COUNTIES – State awards Gallia-Meigs grants for community housing initiatives, December, 26, 2015

FREMONT – WSOS donates to Share and Care, December 25, 2015

KNOX, HOLMES, COSHOCTON, ASHLAND COUNTIES – Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland honors employees, December 25, 2015

ATHENS – Food donations needed at holidays, but rest of year, too, December 24, 2015

COLUMBUS – Kasich wants more cuts in Ohio’s income tax, December 24, 2015

COLUMBUS – Amid 2016 run, Kasich touts accomplishments as Ohio governor, December 23, 2015

PIKE COUNTY – ODH honors CAC of Pike County for healthy practices, December 23, 2015

PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC offers free assistance for local taxpayers, December 23, 2015

ALLEN COUNTY – Seal Christmas with Love, December 18, 2015

PIKE COUNTY – 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program declared a success, December 18, 2015

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County news: Business training course offered, December 18, 2015

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Workforce federal funds to stay at CAO, December 18, 2015

LUCAS COUNTY – Water operator training offered in Lucas County, December 17, 2015

HANCOCK COUNTY – WSOS offers 16-week wastewater treatment course, December 17, 2015

HOCKING COUNTY – Foodbank holiday packing event Saturday, December 15, 2015

GALLIA, MEIGS COUNTIES – Community Services Block Grant app available for review, December 13, 2015

FREMONT – ‘Real Money, Real World’ teaches kids money management, December 11, 2015

HOCKING COUNTY – Fourth annual holiday giving family event slated, December 9, 2015

LAWRENCE COUNTY – $750K in grants sought for Ironton’s Gateway Center, December 9, 2015

LAWRENCE COUNTY – State tax credits approved for Rome senior housing project, December 9, 2015

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Food bank demand rises, December 8, 2015

PERRY COUNTY – Roseville skate park project delayed, December 8, 2015

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Program helps pay low income household utility bills, December 7, 2015

MADISON COUNTY – 4 Central Ohio projects awarded Affordable Housing Program grants, December 5, 2015

PIKE COUNTY – Federal Funds for Pike County Head Start Programs, December 4, 2015

ALLEN, AUGLAIZE, MERCER – LACCA Grant Up for Review by Public, December 4, 2015

LAWRENCE COUNTY – Gateway Centre in next stage, December 4, 2015

ALLEN COUNTY – Altrusa Donates Books to Preschoolers, December 3, 2015

LORAIN COUNTY – Local Census data released: Reeling from recession December 3, 2015

November 2015
ATHENS – Bounty on the Bricks raises $75K for SE Ohio Foodbank November 30, 3015 LORAIN COUNTY – Lorain County’s energy assistance programs ready for winter heating season November 29, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Thursday dinners at AmVets November 27, 2015 ATHENS – Warm for the winter: Athens County donates coats to those in need November 26, 2015 FREMONT – Subaru awards $2000 grant to Meals-on-Wheels November 26, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – St. Hilary students collect food, toiletries for those in need November 25, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO ‘Fill the Truck’ event Dec. 5 November 24, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Foundations award $75k to regional foodbank just in time for Thanksgiving November 22, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Playground ribbon-cutting ceremony November 22, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – ABATE buys Christmas presents for children in need November 20, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Stuff-A-Bus campaign begins November 19, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Volunteer event, Nov. 21 November 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Help for the holidays November 12, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Publisher 2013 Training Workshop Offered November 11, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – Looking to get ahead? NOCAC to offer local class November 11, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Library director gives update on proposed Somerset Library November 9, 2015 FRANKLIN COUNTY – State taking applications for home-heating aid November 6, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Governor’s Outreach Coordinator visits Pike County November 4, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – Only one sign-up scheduled for Christmas For Kids November 4, 2015 LICKING COUNTY – LEADS opens winter crisis funding program November 4, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Help available for winter heating bills in Summit County November 1, 2015
October 2015
AUGLAIZE COUNTY – New jobs program makes impact October 30, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – Trumbull County Head Start to receive $2.4 million in funding October 29, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Manchester school-based health center receives Health Path Foundation Funding October 29, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Making homes better October 27, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Winter Crisis Program to start November 2 October 26, 2015 WILLIAMS COUNTY – County receives funds to provide heating assistance to low-income families October 24, 2015 ALLEN, MERCER & AUGLAIZE COUNTY COUNTIES – LACCA approves services grant October 23, 2015 MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Weatherization program lowers utility bills October 22, 2015 FREMONT – Lights On Afterschool to parade through Fremont October 22, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Manchester school-based health center to expand services October 21, 2015 PIKE COUNTY –Winter Crisis Program begins Nov. 2 October 21, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Council can help with heating bills October 18, 2015 MERCER COUNTY – Weatherization Day in Mercer County October 18, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC Social Services Program provides needed services, advocacy for locals October 17, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Senior Meals October 14, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – 5 ordinances adopted by Lima City Council on Monday October 14, 2015 MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County news: Delays on Main Street expected October 14, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – 2015 Children’s School Clothing Program has successful year October 12, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The Pearl House Helps Families Recover from Drug Addiction October 12, 2015 MARION – Free, reduced meal standards set for Head Start October 12, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Prosecutor’s office first in AVC campaign October 10, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Job Fair planned for Oct. 16 October 9, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Weatherizing entire Ohio town? It takes a village October 8, 2015 FRANKLIN COUNTY – Councilman Appointed to Community Action Board October 8, 2015 NELSONVILLE- Open house will provide info on saving energy October 6, 2015 LICKING COUNTY – Recreation association pitches new soccer field October 5, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – CAA offering utility bill relief program to eligible Hamilton Co. residents October 5, 2015 WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Community Action Wayne Medina hires new director for Head Start October 5, 2015 GALLIA & MEIGS COUNTIES – Gallia, Meigs receive housing grant October 4, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Extra Job and Family Services funds used to purchase coats for children October 3, 2015 MARION – Leadership has Marion’s attention October 3, 2015 SANDUSKY – Water well class to share maintenance tips October 2, 2015 MARION – Marion Community Foundation awards $710000 in grants October 2, 2015 HARRISON, TUSCARAWAS & CARROLL – Harcatus Tri-County Community Action Organization to hold public input session October 2, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Tickets on sale for the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Appreciation Banquet October 1, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Maxwell named new director at Head Start October 1, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – HEAP accepting appointments in Perry County October 1, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Rural Communities to Use a ‘Two-Generation’ Approach to Fight Poverty October 1, 2015
September 2015
ASHTABULA COUNTY – Community Action goes on the road with Info Roadshow September 20, 2015 MARION COUNTY – Marion County residents lack reliable transportation September 20, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Ashtabula County seniors celebrate end of summer with picnic September 19, 2015 COLUMBUS – Recovery matters little to Ohio’s poor September 18, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Still feeling the recession September 18, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Fitness, fun school event themes September 18, 2015 WASHINGTON D.C. – With Cooler Weather Approaching, Sen. Brown Outlines New… September 18, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Health centers awarded more than $1.5M in federal funds September 17, 2015 BUTLER COUNTY – Free bouncy house, scavenger hunt part of Family Fun Fest September 17, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Lima consortium takes aim at substandard housing issue September 16, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Family Health Services September 15, 2015 MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP taking energy-assistance applications September 14, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Home and garden notes: ‘Framework’ competitors exhibit in Cleveland… September 12, 2015 CLARK COUNTY – Drop in GED numbers concerns lawmakers September 12, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC, Outreach Council receive Emergency Food and Shelter funds September 9, 2015 FREMONT – Bridgeport gets $98000 grant September 5, 2015 LOGAN – September is Hunger Action Month September 5, 2015 FREMONT – Plans under way for National Manufacturing Showcase September 3, 2015 MONTPELIER – Community support helps Montpelier program serve 1550 lunches September 3, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – SE Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen and Feeding America Network raise awareness… September 2, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Access 2013 Level 1 Training Workshop offered September 1, 2015
August 2015
SANDUSKY – Head Start preschool now enrolling students August 31, 2015 ATHENS – HAPCAP’s booth in the Nelsonville Public Square explains weatherization and… August 31, 2015 SENECA COUNTY – Water well class to share maintenance tips August 30, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield County Foundation announces grants August 29, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Waterloo Twp. revitalization grant approved August 28, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Senior Meals August 27, 2015 CUYAHOGA COUNTY – In gentrifying Ohio City, helping the ones who need it most August 27, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Openings available for Senior Citizen Commodity Program August 26, 2015 WILLIAMS COUNTY – Summer Lunch Program served more than 5000 meals in Williams County August 26, 2015 CUYAHOGA COUNTY – PRE4CLE issues grants for four new classrooms August 24, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO Head Start program 50 years strong August 22, 2015 LOGAN – Openings available for senior citizen commodity program August 22, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – LETTER: Committee to help disaster victims August 20, 2015 PICK COUNTY – Senior Meals August 19, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Sun Novelty helps brighten minds of students August 18, 2015 HANCOCK COUNTY – Funds available for food, shelter programs August 14, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Head Start is Enrolling Children for Programs Starting in September August 13, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – The wonders of worms August 12, 2015 ATHENS – Foster Grandparents provide wisdom August 10, 2015 ALLEN – LACCA sets Head Start Enrollment Fair August 8, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for meal delivery and preparation August 6, 2015 ATHENS – Court Street bricks to support charitable bounty August 6, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA receives grant for father program August 6, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Education Roundup August 5, 2015 MARION – Election will decide low-income representation on board August 5, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Local Foods Week workshops to encourage gardening August 4, 2015 POMEROY – The move from Mulberry Pond August 2, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Advice for youth workers August 1, 2015
July 2015
NELSONVILLE – Weatherize Nelsonville: On to energy efficiency July 30, 2015 LOGAN – Local public transportation continues to expand July 30, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Community Action annual golf outing Aug. 28 July 29, 2015 FREMONT – New housing development aimed at senior living July 26, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House among latest ribbon-cuttings July 25, 2015 CLEVELAND – Quality preschools add seats in Buckeye, Glenville and Union-Miles with PRE4CLE boost July 24, 2015 VAN WERT – United Way approves agency allocations July 24, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – J. Floyd Dixon Memorial Fund announces grants to benefit Jackson County July 23, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Superior donates to down payment assistance program July 22, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Summer Crisis Program helps residents beat the heat – Perry County Tribune: Community July 20, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC 2015 Summer Crisis Program July 17, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Senior Meals July 17, 2015 LIMA COUNTY – LACCA offering help with summer cooling July 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO’s programs continue to help community July 14, 2015 ERIE COUNTY – Local grant to fix septic tank systems July 11, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Energy Assistance Program Offered to Income Eligible July 11, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Summertime meals, activities offered free to children across Jefferson County July 8, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Commodity Food Box distribution volunteers needed July 8, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Program connects job seekers with employers July 7, 2015 MEDINA, WAYNE COUNTIES – Medina, Wayne Co. Head Start programs gets $3M fed funds July 7, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Serving area for 50 years July 6, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – SSCC awards Fender Scholarship to Kidder July 2, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – County land bank nearing house demolitions July 1, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Residents line up for relief from heat July 1, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – Federal program aims to keep elderly and ill cool during summer months July 1, 2015
June 2015
PIKE COUNTY – CAC receives grant June 29, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Land-bank use gains popularity across central Ohio J une 29, 2015 WOOSTER – Hammer, nail … house J une 29, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Jefferson County Group Set to Help Pay Electric and Air Conditioning Bills June 28, 2015 AKRON – Akron town hall offers insight on police accountability June 28, 2015 WOOSTER – Community Action Wayne Medina opens new location June 27, 2015 ERIE, HURON & RICHLAND COUNTIES – Feeding children is money well spent June 25, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Rockin Reggie to entertain at Summer Feeding Program June 25, 2015 HARDIN, WYANDOT & PUTNAM COUNTIES – Head Start to hold open registration Thursday June 25, 2015 MARION, CRAWFORD & MORROW COUNTIES – Help available to pay summer electric bills June 25, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Small Business Classes Offered June 24, 2015 LIMA COUNTY – Summer Crisis Changes June 23, 2015 SANDUSKY – Summer fun, food for children June 22, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – Fans, air conditioners available to eligible households June 22, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC announces summer cooling assistance program June 20, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence Co. seeks more than $1M in grants June 19, 2015 MEIGS COUNTY – Housing program builds hope for Frankfort family June 18, 2015 FAYETTE COUNTY – Housing program builds hope for Frankfort family June 18, 2015 FAYETTE COUNTY – 2015 Summer Crisis Program June 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Lending a helping hand June 17, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Introduction to QuickBooks Workshop offered June 17, 2015 OHIO VALLEY – Grant ensures hunger-free summer June 26, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES –JVCAI Transportation June 16, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC provides free tax filing to 874 households June 14, 2015 SANDUSKY – Summer food program for kids returns to Sandusky June 13, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY –  Fledgling company may come to area June 12, 2015 FREMONT – WSOS offers utility aid, summer crisis information June 22, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Day camp offered June 11, 2015 BUTLER COUNTY – Funding a significant barrier in helping Ohioans leap success hurdles June 11, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – GoBus has expanded! June 10, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Pickerington student wins billboard contest June 10, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO is turning 50 June 10, 2015 GALION – Summer Food Service Program available in Galion June 10, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Improving eastern end June 9, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Garnet A. Wilson Public Library to kick off Summer Reading Program June 6, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House provides help for homeless families in Lancaster June 5, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Community Action Agency to hold day camp for children June 5, 2015 CLEVELAND – CEOGC Forum (video, Part 1 & 2) June 4, 2015 SCIOTO, PIKE COUNTIES – Feeding the hungry is a necessity June 4, 2015 CLERMONT COUNTY – Clermont CAN encourages healthier lifestyles June 3, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Officials celebrate continued development in Ironton June 3, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Perry County receives $400000 Brownsfields Federal Grant June 3, 2015 SCIOTO, PIKE COUNTIES – Program helps feed kids June 3, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Free summer meals offered in Greenfield June 2, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO Head Start program raises funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital June 1, 2015
April 2015
GALION – Galion City School District makes donation April 29, 2015 SHELBY COUNTY – County OKs provider April 29, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – CAA partners with State Farm April 29, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Community action provides heating bill assistance April 29, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Residents asked for project ideas for Waterloo Twp. grant request April 23, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – CAA Early Head Start program wins $2 Million Grant April 22, 2015 WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Jasin elected as new CAWM board member April 20, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Jackson Rotary Club learns of services provided by Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. April 20, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Community Action continuing to schedule appointments for State HEAP April 15, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – GoBus gets new scheduling April 14, 2015 NORTHWESTERN OHIO COUNTIES – Volunteers sought for summer nutrition, fitness program April 11, 2015 CLEVELAND – VISTA National Recognition Given By Cleveland Mayor Rowland April 10, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – State HEAP appointments still available April 8, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – The Scioto Society announces end-hunger program April 8, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Commissioners proclaim April 12-18 as ‘Week of the Young Child’ April 8, 2015 CHILLICOTHE – ‘Tecumseh!’ patrons can help reduce hunger April 8, 2015 CINCINNATI – Community Action Agency, Head Start Cincinnati team up to confront child abuse (video) April 7, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Down payment assistance available for LMI families April 7, 2015 COLUMBUS – OACAA Director Recognized April 6, 2015 COLUMBUS – Ohio governor’s panel weighs more state oversight of police April 6, 2015 LOGAN – Commodity food box packing event scheduled April 4, 2015 STARK COUNTY – $1.9M grant gives Head Start a start April 4, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Event to kick off Child Abuse Awareness Month April 3, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Early Childhood Program serving Pike County families April 3, 2015 MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP still has openings in Workforce Program April 2, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – PCBDD accredited for quality service April 2, 2015 PAULDING – Emergency food and shelter funds available April 2, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – J. Floyd Dixon Memorial Fund accepting grant applications to benefit Jackson County April 2, 2015
May 2015
LOGAN – Emergency commodity food box packing event scheduled May 28, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Small Business Start Up Classes with Pike CTC Seniors May 28, 2015 LUCAS COUNTY – 400 jobs available for teens, young adults May 26, 2015 DARKE COUNTY – Homeless couple reports success May 24, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Head Start bridging coincides with 50th anniversary May 21, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Older Americans month proclaimed in Pike County May 21, 2015 LORIAN COUNTY – Head Start celebrates young learners and 50th anniversary May 21, 2015 ATHENS, GALLIA, LAWRENCE, HOCKING & PERRY COUNTIES – Free lunches available from Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen May 20, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Summer food program to begin serving meals, June 8 May 20, 2015 HAMILTON, BUTLER & CLERMONT COUNTIES – United Way, partners garner $23.7 million for local families through tax services May 20, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Open house, hiring event will showcase new Community Action programs May 19, 2015 WOODS, OTTAWA, SANDUSKY, SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS advocate certified to assist military housing needs May 16, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Allen County receives job-training grant May 15, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Community Action Business Development Program Sponsors Small Business Start Up Classes … May 15, 2015 MEIGS COUNTY – Poppy Program recognized by Meigs commissioners May 15, 2015 CLEVELAND – Jacklyn Chisholm to lead Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland May 14, 2015 HOCKING COUNTY – Summer feeding program offered in Hocking County May 13, 2015 OHIO VALLEY – Free summer meals for Ohio Valley youth May 13, 2015 FREMONT – WSOS advocate certified to assist military housing needs May 12, 2015 SCIOTO COUNTY – CAO celebrates 50th anniversary May 11, 2015 NORTHWESTERN COUNTIES – Summer food program locations set May 9, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Community Action continuing to schedule appointments for State HEAP May 7, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – Volunteers sought for summer food program May 2, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Highland County Community Action Organization announces Summer Food Service Program for Children May 1, 2015 PIKE COUNTY –  Community Action Committee of Pike County celebrates 50th anniversary May 1, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – TCAP celebrates 50th anniversary May 1, 2015 GALLIA & MEIGS COUNTIES – Gallia approves CHIP grant application May 1, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Mercy Health holds job fair Saturday May 1, 2015
March 2015
OTTAWA & SURROUNDING COUNTIES – Ready to Work Partnership grant awarded to WSOS March 31, 2015 COLUMBUS – Police panel calls for more oversight March 31, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Local food pantries are modernizing to fight hunger more efficiently March 30, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Athens County recycling schedule March 30, 2015 SANDUSKY (and surrounding counties) – Ready to work? Free training may be available March 26, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Early Head Start to be provided at more child care centers March 25, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – LCCAA officials say HEAP program still greatly needed in Lorain County March 25, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO to offer Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program March 24, 2015 VAN WERT – County given FEMA food, shelter funding March 24, 2015 MIAMI COUNTY – Winter energy assistance still available March 24, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Jim Krumel: Ohio’s economic recovery is not a simple tale March 23, 2015 GALION – Crawford County to receive federal funds March 22, 2015 OAK HARBOR – Marine Mechanics class graduates March 21, 2015 SANDUSKY – Veterans event still seeking vendors March 19, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – County officials plan career opportunity and job fair March 19, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Winter Crisis Program to end March 31 March 19, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Tee Time: Pike Senior Center hosts first-annual golf outing March 18, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Grant funding used to bring down 37 buildings March 18, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Parents don’t have to worry about their children while taking care of business at Ohio Means Jobs center March 17, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – March is National Nutrition Month March 17, 2015 COSHOCTON COUNTY – New nurse helps Kno-Ho-Co respond to health care needs March 16, 2015 WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Gift to community Action Wayne Medina keeps on giving March 16, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Training Workshop offered March 16, 2015 LAKE & GEAUGA COUNTIES – Heating assistance still available for Lake, Geauga residents March 15, 2015 FREMONT – Russian detente, Fremont style March 13, 2015 AKRON – Forty-eight Akron residents graduate from city’s first pre-apprenticeship program March 13, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA utility help to end March 31 March 13, 2015 MARION – Report: Half of Ohioans one paycheck away from poverty March 12, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Super Saturdays planned for HEAP help March 11, 2015 LOGAN – HAPCAP holds public hearing for CHIP March 11, 2015 COLUMBUS – Many Ohioans living paycheck to paycheck, report shows March 11, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Report: Hamilton County poverty rates on quick increase (Video) March 10, 2015 TOLEDO – Many Ohioans living paycheck to paycheck March 10, 2015 STEUBENVILLE – Heat program will end on March 31 March 10, 2015 WOODS, SANDUSKY, OTTAWA & SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS to celebrate 50th anniversary March 9, 2015 ROSS COUNTY – Cold winter strains shelter budget March 8, 2015 WOODS, SANDUSKY, OTTAWA & SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS seeking event sponsors March 6, 2015 LOGAN – Commodity food box packing event March 3, 2015 RICHLAND COUNTY – Boot Camp for New Dads available at Mansfield Y Saturday March 3, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Darlene Green makes things go at Chesapeake senior center March 3, 2015 WELLSTON – Governor appoints Thiessen to Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee March 2, 2015 FREMONT – Mayor: Issues key to community’s future March 2, 2015
February 2015
CRAWFORD, MARION & MORROW COUNTIES – Last month to apply for Winter Crisis Program February 28, 2015 HOCKING COUNTY – Public hearing held during commissioners’ meeting February 27, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC trustees consider status of DeLuca February 27, 2015 LOGAN – Logan Public Transit: Coverage expands to outlying areas February 26, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Grant to create pocket parks February 26, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA recognizes individuals, businesses with award February 26, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit Lake Reach Center gets national nod for relationship building February 25, 2015 COLUMBUS – Would Gov. John Kasich’s budget help or hurt the poor?  February 23, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA, Lima Senior team up for marketing campaign February 18, 2015 FRANKLIN COUNTY – Winter Crisis Program Aims To Keep The Heat On For Low-Income Residents February 17, 2015 NELSONVILLE – Commissioners support Nelsonville housing projects February 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO Senior Nutrition March for Meals Campaign February 16, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Open house wants public feedback on projects February 15, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Lower-income tax filing resources February 13, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC offers emergency heating unit and home repair program February 13, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Lower-income tax filing resources February 13, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – E-HEAP winter Crisis Program runs through March 31 February 13, 2015 CLEVELAND – Toddler Rock at the Rock Hallo (photos) February 12, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Community Action Agency opens new audiology center in Ashtabula February 11, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. Senior Nutrition Program to hold March for Meals Campaign February 10, 2015 DAYTON – State task force on police relations to meet locally tonight February 9, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HHCAO offering free tax preparation assistance February 6, 2015 CINCINNATI – Developers get city support for 10 housing projects February 4, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HHCAO offers free assistance in tax preparation February 3, 2015 MARION – Marion HAND honors Garnes’ life with plaque February 2, 2015 GLOUSTER – Grant Funding Eligibility Impacted By New Income Percentages February 1, 2015
January 2015
COLUMBUS – Reforms would help poor Ohio residents January 31, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Commodity food box packing event January 31, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Ohio Department of Health Director addresses Pike Health Coalition January 30, 2015 FREMONT – Grant connects seniors to public transportation January 29, 2015 PROCTORVILLE – Fixed income senior living community is in works January 28, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA to count community homeless January 26. 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House accepts its first tenants January 26, 2015 PICKAWAY COUNTY – Homeless count to be conducted Tuesday January 24, 2015 COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Community Action Agency announces new programs January 22, 2015 COLUMBUS – State reminds residents of assistance for energy costs January 22, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Food pantry to be homeless count site Jan. 27 January 21, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 Training Workshop offered January 21, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Elyria School students living the message of Martin Luther King Jr. January 20, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC offers free tax preparation to county residents January 19, 2014 SUMMIT COUNTY – Akron-area high school students get history lesson on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at free ‘Selma’ screening January 19, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – King’s legacy honored in Lima January 19, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Still the poorest in Ohio January 18, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Proper restraint: Making sure your child is safe on the go January 18, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Appointments being scheduled for Columbia Gas Fuel Fund program January 16, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Winter crisis heating program continuing January 16, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Energy cost help available January 16, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – HAPCAP presents Columbia Gas Fuel Fund program January 16, 2015 COLUMBUS – Kasich appoints O’Brien, others to study police-community relations January 15, 2015 OTTAWA & SANDUSKY COUNTIES – Help available in Ottawa, Sandusky counties to keep heat on January 14, 2015 VINTON COUNTY – JVAC offers Vinton County transportation January 13, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Kids’ new winter coat give-away upcoming January 13, 2015 ERIE COUNTY – Help available for people facing disconnection during cold winter January 12, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA gives survey to rate community issues January 8, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Bitter cold continues; schools close, shelters at or near capacity January 8, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Kids’ new winter coat give-away January 8, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Wellston’s Fire Chief names Firefighter and Officer of the year January 6, 2015 BELMONT COUNTY – Heating assistance still available January 5, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Fluor-B&W Portsmouth helps Pike families in need January 5, 2015 MORROW COUNTY – OHCAC’s Winter Crisis Program available through March January 5, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – TCAP offers utility assistance January 5, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Community Action keeps kids warm January 3, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Southeastern Ohio Foodbank announces commodity supplemental food box packing event January 3, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – WIC honors retiree with recognition of service certificate January 1, 2015

2014

January 2014
COLUMBUS – Reforms would help poor Ohio residents January 31, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Commodity food box packing event January 31, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Ohio Department of Health Director addresses Pike Health Coalition January 30, 2015 FREMONT – Grant connects seniors to public transportation January 29, 2015 PROCTORVILLE – Fixed income senior living community is in works January 28, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA to count community homeless January 26. 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House accepts its first tenants January 26, 2015 PICKAWAY COUNTY – Homeless count to be conducted Tuesday January 24, 2015 COLUMBIANA COUNTY – Community Action Agency announces new programs January 22, 2015 COLUMBUS – State reminds residents of assistance for energy costs January 22, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Food pantry to be homeless count site Jan. 27 January 21, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 Training Workshop offered January 21, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Elyria School students living the message of Martin Luther King Jr. January 20, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC offers free tax preparation to county residents January 19, 2014 SUMMIT COUNTY – Akron-area high school students get history lesson on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at free ‘Selma’ screening January 19, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – King’s legacy honored in Lima January 19, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Still the poorest in Ohio January 18, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Proper restraint: Making sure your child is safe on the go January 18, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Appointments being scheduled for Columbia Gas Fuel Fund program January 16, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Winter crisis heating program continuing January 16, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Energy cost help available January 16, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – HAPCAP presents Columbia Gas Fuel Fund program January 16, 2015 COLUMBUS – Kasich appoints O’Brien, others to study police-community relations January 15, 2015 OTTAWA & SANDUSKY COUNTIES – Help available in Ottawa, Sandusky counties to keep heat on January 14, 2015 VINTON COUNTY – JVAC offers Vinton County transportation January 13, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Kids’ new winter coat give-away upcoming January 13, 2015 ERIE COUNTY – Help available for people facing disconnection during cold winter January 12, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA gives survey to rate community issues January 8, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Bitter cold continues; schools close, shelters at or near capacity January 8, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Kids’ new winter coat give-away January 8, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – Wellston’s Fire Chief names Firefighter and Officer of the year January 6, 2015 BELMONT COUNTY – Heating assistance still available January 5, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Fluor-B&W Portsmouth helps Pike families in need January 5, 2015 MORROW COUNTY – OHCAC’s Winter Crisis Program available through March January 5, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – TCAP offers utility assistance January 5, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Community Action keeps kids warm January 3, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Southeastern Ohio Foodbank announces commodity supplemental food box packing event January 3, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – WIC honors retiree with recognition of service certificate January 1, 2015
February 2014
CRAWFORD, MARION & MORROW COUNTIES – Last month to apply for Winter Crisis Program February 28, 2015 HOCKING COUNTY – Public hearing held during commissioners’ meeting February 27, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC trustees consider status of DeLuca February 27, 2015 LOGAN – Logan Public Transit: Coverage expands to outlying areas February 26, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Grant to create pocket parks February 26, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA recognizes individuals, businesses with award February 26, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Summit Lake Reach Center gets national nod for relationship building February 25, 2015 COLUMBUS – Would Gov. John Kasich’s budget help or hurt the poor?  February 23, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA, Lima Senior team up for marketing campaign February 18, 2015 FRANKLIN COUNTY – Winter Crisis Program Aims To Keep The Heat On For Low-Income Residents February 17, 2015 NELSONVILLE – Commissioners support Nelsonville housing projects February 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO Senior Nutrition March for Meals Campaign February 16, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Open house wants public feedback on projects February 15, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Lower-income tax filing resources February 13, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC offers emergency heating unit and home repair program February 13, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Lower-income tax filing resources February 13, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – E-HEAP winter Crisis Program runs through March 31 February 13, 2015 CLEVELAND – Toddler Rock at the Rock Hallo (photos) February 12, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Community Action Agency opens new audiology center in Ashtabula February 11, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. Senior Nutrition Program to hold March for Meals Campaign February 10, 2015 DAYTON – State task force on police relations to meet locally tonight February 9, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HHCAO offering free tax preparation assistance February 6, 2015 CINCINNATI – Developers get city support for 10 housing projects February 4, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HHCAO offers free assistance in tax preparation February 3, 2015 MARION – Marion HAND honors Garnes’ life with plaque February 2, 2015 GLOUSTER – Grant Funding Eligibility Impacted By New Income Percentages February 1, 2015
March 2014
OTTAWA & SURROUNDING COUNTIES – Ready to Work Partnership grant awarded to WSOS March 31, 2015 COLUMBUS – Police panel calls for more oversight March 31, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Local food pantries are modernizing to fight hunger more efficiently March 30, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Athens County recycling schedule March 30, 2015 SANDUSKY (and surrounding counties) – Ready to work? Free training may be available March 26, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Early Head Start to be provided at more child care centers March 25, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – LCCAA officials say HEAP program still greatly needed in Lorain County March 25, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO to offer Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program March 24, 2015 VAN WERT – County given FEMA food, shelter funding March 24, 2015 MIAMI COUNTY – Winter energy assistance still available March 24, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Jim Krumel: Ohio’s economic recovery is not a simple tale March 23, 2015 GALION – Crawford County to receive federal funds March 22, 2015 OAK HARBOR – Marine Mechanics class graduates March 21, 2015 SANDUSKY – Veterans event still seeking vendors March 19, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – County officials plan career opportunity and job fair March 19, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Winter Crisis Program to end March 31 March 19, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Tee Time: Pike Senior Center hosts first-annual golf outing March 18, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Grant funding used to bring down 37 buildings March 18, 2015 SUMMIT COUNTY – Parents don’t have to worry about their children while taking care of business at Ohio Means Jobs center March 17, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – March is National Nutrition Month March 17, 2015 COSHOCTON COUNTY – New nurse helps Kno-Ho-Co respond to health care needs March 16, 2015 WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Gift to community Action Wayne Medina keeps on giving March 16, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 Training Workshop offered March 16, 2015 LAKE & GEAUGA COUNTIES – Heating assistance still available for Lake, Geauga residents March 15, 2015 FREMONT – Russian detente, Fremont style March 13, 2015 AKRON – Forty-eight Akron residents graduate from city’s first pre-apprenticeship program March 13, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – LACCA utility help to end March 31 March 13, 2015 MARION – Report: Half of Ohioans one paycheck away from poverty March 12, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Super Saturdays planned for HEAP help March 11, 2015 LOGAN – HAPCAP holds public hearing for CHIP March 11, 2015 COLUMBUS – Many Ohioans living paycheck to paycheck, report shows March 11, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Report: Hamilton County poverty rates on quick increase (Video) March 10, 2015 TOLEDO – Many Ohioans living paycheck to paycheck March 10, 2015 STEUBENVILLE – Heat program will end on March 31 March 10, 2015 WOODS, SANDUSKY, OTTAWA & SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS to celebrate 50th anniversary March 9, 2015 ROSS COUNTY – Cold winter strains shelter budget March 8, 2015 WOODS, SANDUSKY, OTTAWA & SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS seeking event sponsors March 6, 2015 LOGAN – Commodity food box packing event March 3, 2015 RICHLAND COUNTY – Boot Camp for New Dads available at Mansfield Y Saturday March 3, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Darlene Green makes things go at Chesapeake senior center March 3, 2015 WELLSTON – Governor appoints Thiessen to Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee March 2, 2015 FREMONT – Mayor: Issues key to community’s future March 2, 2015
April 2015
GALION – Galion City School District makes donation April 29, 2015 SHELBY COUNTY – County OKs provider April 29, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – CAA partners with State Farm April 29, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Community action provides heating bill assistance April 29, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – Residents asked for project ideas for Waterloo Twp. grant request April 23, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – CAA Early Head Start program wins $2 Million Grant April 22, 2015 WAYNE & MEDINA COUNTIES – Jasin elected as new CAWM board member April 20, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – Jackson Rotary Club learns of services provided by Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. April 20, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Community Action continuing to schedule appointments for State HEAP April 15, 2015 ATHENS COUNTY – GoBus gets new scheduling April 14, 2015 NORTHWESTERN OHIO COUNTIES – Volunteers sought for summer nutrition, fitness program April 11, 2015 CLEVELAND – VISTA National Recognition Given By Cleveland Mayor Rowland April 10, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – State HEAP appointments still available April 8, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – The Scioto Society announces end-hunger program April 8, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Commissioners proclaim April 12-18 as ‘Week of the Young Child’ April 8, 2015 CHILLICOTHE – ‘Tecumseh!’ patrons can help reduce hunger April 8, 2015 CINCINNATI – Community Action Agency, Head Start Cincinnati team up to confront child abuse (video) April 7, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Down payment assistance available for LMI families April 7, 2015 COLUMBUS – OACAA Director Recognized April 6, 2015 COLUMBUS – Ohio governor’s panel weighs more state oversight of police April 6, 2015 LOGAN – Commodity food box packing event scheduled April 4, 2015 STARK COUNTY – $1.9M grant gives Head Start a start April 4, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Event to kick off Child Abuse Awareness Month April 3, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Early Childhood Program serving Pike County families April 3, 2015 MAHONING COUNTY – MYCAP still has openings in Workforce Program April 2, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – PCBDD accredited for quality service April 2, 2015 PAULDING – Emergency food and shelter funds available April 2, 2015 JACKSON COUNTY – J. Floyd Dixon Memorial Fund accepting grant applications to benefit Jackson County April 2, 2015
May 2015
LOGAN – Emergency commodity food box packing event scheduled May 28, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Small Business Start Up Classes with Pike CTC Seniors May 28, 2015 LUCAS COUNTY – 400 jobs available for teens, young adults May 26, 2015 DARKE COUNTY – Homeless couple reports success May 24, 2015 LORAIN COUNTY – Head Start bridging coincides with 50th anniversary May 21, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Older Americans month proclaimed in Pike County May 21, 2015 LORIAN COUNTY – Head Start celebrates young learners and 50th anniversary May 21, 2015 ATHENS, GALLIA, LAWRENCE, HOCKING & PERRY COUNTIES – Free lunches available from Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen May 20, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Summer food program to begin serving meals, June 8 May 20, 2015 HAMILTON, BUTLER & CLERMONT COUNTIES – United Way, partners garner $23.7 million for local families through tax services May 20, 2015 ASHTABULA COUNTY – Open house, hiring event will showcase new Community Action programs May 19, 2015 WOODS, OTTAWA, SANDUSKY, SENECA COUNTIES – WSOS advocate certified to assist military housing needs May 16, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Allen County receives job-training grant May 15, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Community Action Business Development Program Sponsors Small Business Start Up Classes … May 15, 2015 MEIGS COUNTY – Poppy Program recognized by Meigs commissioners May 15, 2015 CLEVELAND – Jacklyn Chisholm to lead Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland May 14, 2015 HOCKING COUNTY – Summer feeding program offered in Hocking County May 13, 2015 OHIO VALLEY – Free summer meals for Ohio Valley youth May 13, 2015 FREMONT – WSOS advocate certified to assist military housing needs May 12, 2015 SCIOTO COUNTY – CAO celebrates 50th anniversary May 11, 2015 NORTHWESTERN COUNTIES – Summer food program locations set May 9, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Community Action continuing to schedule appointments for State HEAP May 7, 2015 PAULDING COUNTY – Volunteers sought for summer food program May 2, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Highland County Community Action Organization announces Summer Food Service Program for Children May 1, 2015 PIKE COUNTY –  Community Action Committee of Pike County celebrates 50th anniversary May 1, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – TCAP celebrates 50th anniversary May 1, 2015 GALLIA & MEIGS COUNTIES – Gallia approves CHIP grant application May 1, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Mercy Health holds job fair Saturday May 1, 2015
June 2015
PIKE COUNTY – CAC receives grant June 29, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Land-bank use gains popularity across central Ohio J une 29, 2015 WOOSTER – Hammer, nail … house J une 29, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Jefferson County Group Set to Help Pay Electric and Air Conditioning Bills June 28, 2015 AKRON – Akron town hall offers insight on police accountability June 28, 2015 WOOSTER – Community Action Wayne Medina opens new location June 27, 2015 ERIE, HURON & RICHLAND COUNTIES – Feeding children is money well spent June 25, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS & PERRY COUNTIES – Rockin Reggie to entertain at Summer Feeding Program June 25, 2015 HARDIN, WYANDOT & PUTNAM COUNTIES – Head Start to hold open registration Thursday June 25, 2015 MARION, CRAWFORD & MORROW COUNTIES – Help available to pay summer electric bills June 25, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Small Business Classes Offered June 24, 2015 LIMA COUNTY – Summer Crisis Changes June 23, 2015 SANDUSKY – Summer fun, food for children June 22, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – Fans, air conditioners available to eligible households June 22, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – CAC announces summer cooling assistance program June 20, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Lawrence Co. seeks more than $1M in grants June 19, 2015 MEIGS COUNTY – Housing program builds hope for Frankfort family June 18, 2015 FAYETTE COUNTY – Housing program builds hope for Frankfort family June 18, 2015 FAYETTE COUNTY – 2015 Summer Crisis Program June 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Lending a helping hand June 17, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Introduction to QuickBooks Workshop offered June 17, 2015 OHIO VALLEY – Grant ensures hunger-free summer June 26, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES –JVCAI Transportation June 16, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Pike CAC provides free tax filing to 874 households June 14, 2015 SANDUSKY – Summer food program for kids returns to Sandusky June 13, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY –  Fledgling company may come to area June 12, 2015 FREMONT – WSOS offers utility aid, summer crisis information June 22, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Day camp offered June 11, 2015 BUTLER COUNTY – Funding a significant barrier in helping Ohioans leap success hurdles June 11, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – GoBus has expanded! June 10, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Pickerington student wins billboard contest June 10, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO is turning 50 June 10, 2015 GALION – Summer Food Service Program available in Galion June 10, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Improving eastern end June 9, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Garnet A. Wilson Public Library to kick off Summer Reading Program June 6, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House provides help for homeless families in Lancaster June 5, 2015 STARK COUNTY – Community Action Agency to hold day camp for children June 5, 2015 CLEVELAND – CEOGC Forum (video, Part 1 & 2) June 4, 2015 SCIOTO, PIKE COUNTIES – Feeding the hungry is a necessity June 4, 2015 CLERMONT COUNTY – Clermont CAN encourages healthier lifestyles June 3, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Officials celebrate continued development in Ironton June 3, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Perry County receives $400000 Brownsfields Federal Grant June 3, 2015 SCIOTO, PIKE COUNTIES – Program helps feed kids June 3, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – Free summer meals offered in Greenfield June 2, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO Head Start program raises funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital June 1, 2015
July 2015
FREMONT – New housing development aimed at senior living July 26, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Rutherford House among latest ribbon-cuttings July 25, 2015 CLEVELAND – Quality preschools add seats in Buckeye, Glenville and Union-Miles with PRE4CLE boost July 24, 2015 VAN WERT – United Way approves agency allocations July 24, 2015 JACKSON & VINTON COUNTIES – J. Floyd Dixon Memorial Fund announces grants to benefit Jackson County July 23, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Superior donates to down payment assistance program July 22, 2015 PERRY COUNTY – Summer Crisis Program helps residents beat the heat – Perry County Tribune: Community July 20, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – CAC 2015 Summer Crisis Program July 17, 2015 PIKE COUNTY – Senior Meals July 17, 2015 LIMA COUNTY – LACCA offering help with summer cooling July 17, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – HCCAO’s programs continue to help community July 14, 2015 ERIE COUNTY – Local grant to fix septic tank systems July 11, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Energy Assistance Program Offered to Income Eligible July 11, 2015 JEFFERSON COUNTY – Summertime meals, activities offered free to children across Jefferson County July 8, 2015 HOCKING, ATHENS, PERRY COUNTIES – Commodity Food Box distribution volunteers needed July 8, 2015 ALLEN COUNTY – Program connects job seekers with employers July 7, 2015 MEDINA, WAYNE COUNTIES – Medina, Wayne Co. Head Start programs gets $3M fed funds July 7, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY – Serving area for 50 years July 6, 2015 HIGHLAND COUNTY – SSCC awards Fender Scholarship to Kidder July 2, 2015 FAIRFIELD COUNTY – County land bank nearing house demolitions July 1, 2015 HAMILTON COUNTY – Residents line up for relief from heat July 1, 2015 TRUMBULL COUNTY – Federal program aims to keep elderly and ill cool during summer months July 1, 2015

2013

December
  December 2013 Ross County’s emergency food, shelter funds take hit December 31, 2013 Read More CAC offers free tax preparation December 31, 2013 Read More Good tidings: Volunteers serve community Christmas dinner December 26, 2013 Read More Logan Chieftain athletics partners with SE Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen December 25, 2013 Read More Family Health Centers implements cervical cancer screening project December 24, 2013 Read More Par-Mar gives to Secret Santa December 24, 2013 Read More HEAP program off to busy start in Lake County December 22, 2013 Read More One hundred bikes donated to kids December 20, 2013 Read More Lorain County Community Action Agency endures reduced funding December 19, 2013 Read More LCCAA publishes annual report, donates for 25 area food pantries December 18, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Young Father in Time of Need December 18, 2013 Read More Weatherization Works! December 16, 2013 Watch the video Marion business helps Iberia family heat up during the holidays December 14, 2013 Read More Ornet workers offered assistance December 12, 2013 Read More SE Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen is hosting food drive December 6, 2013 Read More Toys for Tots distribution starts next week December 6, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Young Mother Succeed December 5, 2013 Read More Pike CAC, governor’s office provide winter coats for at-risk children December 4, 2013 Read More Coats for kids December 3, 2013 Read More  
November
November 2013 Workforce Connections of Pike County participates in Outstanding Achievements awards banquet November 29, 2013 Read More Tristate agencies win ToolBank USA contest November 27, 2013 Read More Foodbank Benefit Comedy Night November 26, 2013 Read More WSOS distributes $2.6 million to four local programs November 25, 2013 Read More Community Action: Helping Our Youth Grow November 21, 2013 Read More Stand Down provides services for area’s veterans November 21, 2013 Read More Free flu shots Thursday at MYCAP November 20, 2013 Read More A hot meal and more November 16, 2013 Read More One Night Without A Home November 15, 2013 Read More Study: Migration, poverty issue persistent in Allen County November 13, 2013 Read More Hunger banquet illustrates wealth disparity November 12, 2013 Read More Chili cook-off raises $6K for Toys for Tots November 12, 2013 Read More $507,000 grant to help local veterans with housing issues November 12, 2013 Read More Athens Transit Sees More Than 47K Riders in October November 11, 2013 Read More HEAP building open to public November 10, 2013 Read More Renewing an effort to help local veterans find manufacturing jobs November 9, 2013 Read More Rethink you child’s lunch for school November 8, 2013 Read More New resources available for health center development in Pike County November 8, 2013 Read More A new level of safety at Head Start  November 7, 2013 Read More Community Action: Helping Veterans November 7, 2013 Read More PICCA to stir pots for Toys for Tots November 6, 2013 Read More A Helping Hand November 6, 2013 Read More Veterans Career Expo coming to Quicken Loans Arena November 12 November 6, 2013 Read More WSOS offers help for returning veterans November 5, 2013 Read More Cuts concern Head Start officials November 5, 2013 Read More PICCA announces participation in USDA food program November 4, 2013 Read More Preschool grant available for county schools November 3, 2013 Read More NOCAC’s Hunger Banquet: A night to remember November 1, 2013 Read More Trumbull Head Start gets $3.1M federal grant November 1, 2013 Read More October 2013 Family Health Centers hire outreach workers to assist with new health care law October 31, 2013 Read More More Ohioans living in poverty  October 28, 2013 Read More Record number served through the TANF children’s school clothing and school supplies program October 25, 2013 Read More CAC gets clean audit report October 24, 2013 Read More Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded emergency program funds October 24, 2013 Read More Malta Community Action building renamed the Joyce Drake Center October 23, 2013 Read More Deadline for labor camp grants extended October 22, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Dislocated Worker Gain New Skills and Find a Job October 22, 2013 Read More Poverty is growing in Ashtabula County October 21, 2013 Read More Fox-Moore named CDC Association Staff Member of the Year October 17, 2013 Read More Valley organization lays off staffers as shutdown rolls on October 16, 2013 Read More TCAP opens math/science lab October 15, 2013 Read More Head Start parents get nervous over shutdown October 11, 2013 Read More Pike Commissioners recognize National Health Center Week October 11, 2013 Read More Long-term lease for building considered October 11, 2013 Read More Federal shutdown threatens critical early education for 1,517 Summit County Children October 10, 2013 Read More Weatherization Leads to a Safer Home October 10, 2013 Read More Building an ecosystem  October 7, 2013 Read More Workcamp volunteers perform ‘miracles’ October 6, 2013 Read More Ross Community Action Gets Diabetes Grant October 4, 2013 Read More Meals at WSOS preschool facilities made possible by USDA October 3, 2013 Read More CAO hosts open house, ceremony for new medical center October 1, 2013 Read More Govt. shutdown has no immediate local impact October 1, 2013 Read More MYCAP programs not affected by shutdown October 1, 2013 Read More Short-term shutdown would have little effect on agencies October 1, 3013 Read More September 2013 Head Start not immediately impacted if government shuts down September 30, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Veteran Find Job September 26, 2013 Read More Cleveland Now: Head Start September 26, 2013 Read More CAC OKs service pacts September 26, 2013 Read More Community Action Agency to dish out donations September 22, 2013 Read More Confusion widespread as key deadline nears September 20, 2013 Read More Lorain County poverty rate up, median income down September 19, 2013 Read More Ohio outpaces most of the country in growth of extreme poverty September 18, 2013 Read More Energy efficiency assistance available to area residents September 18, 2013 Read More 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program a success, organizers say September 17, 2013 Read More Port Clinton Pointe’s housing development praised September 17, 2013 Read More Four WSOS preschool centers accredited September 17, 2013 Read More New energy program for low-income residents September 13, 2013 Read More Head Start: Helping Ohio’s Youth September 11, 2013 Read More Business loan funds available at WSOS September 11, 2013 Read More Free assistance for taxpayers with IRS problems available September 10, 2013 Read More Feeding area seniors September 9, 2013 Read More Farms grow more than just produce September 8, 2013 Read More Network Alliance free employment workshops under way September 9, 2013 Read More Feds Feed Families helps reopen Pike food pantry September 7, 2013 Read More Lawrence Village Apartments get makeover September 6, 2013 Read More PICCA to host golf outing to benefit homeless vets September 5, 2013 Read More MYCAP to offer Bank Night event September 5, 2013 Read More CAA’s Head Start focuses on gains, not losses September 3, 2013 Read More Ottawa County gets new funding September 3, 2013 Read More Congressman makes stop at Family Health Center September 3, 2013 Read More Cuts limit Head Start September 3, 2013 Read More Community Collaboration Team provides service and education to schools September 1, 2013 Read More August 2013 MYCAP Workforce Development Program is Thursday August 31, 2013 Read More Bus transportation to grocery stores offered August 30, 2013 Read More Computer Training Helps Unemployed Dayton Man Land a Job August 29, 2013 Read More Federal cuts hit Head Start August 28, 2013 Read More County transportation seeking public opinion August 27, 2013 Read More PICCA receives new grants for low income families August 26, 2013 Read More City will create a junior firefighter program August 26, 2013 Read More City of Logan awarded grant to add sidewalks August 24, 2013 Read More City gets revamped bus system August 21, 2013 Read More NW Ohio Head Start programs hit hard by sequestration August 20, 2013 Read More Head Start program hit by cuts August 20, 2013 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County CAO named Ohio’s first Primary Care Medical Home August 15, 2013 Read More CAA giving a helping hand to neighbors in need August 15, 2013 Read More Crippen updates county on Moving Ohio Forward, senior center expansion August 14, 2013 Read More Fair housing rep visits New Straitsville August 14, 2013 Read More Seniors picnic scheduled August 14, 2013 Read More Community Action Giving a Helping Hand to Neighbors in Need August 13, 2013 Read More Grants available throughout Ohio for labor camp updates August 12, 2013 Read More Grants available for labor camp updates August 11, 2013 Read More Human Trafficking Survivor Overcomes Dark Past August 10, 2013 Read More Southern partners with county CAA  August 8, 2013 Read More Bus stuffing returns to help area students August 6, 2013 Read More Personality Profile: HARCATUS helps others with Michele Lucas’ help August 4, 2013 Read More CAA’s YouthBuild helping at-risk youth build a brighter future August 1, 2013 Read More Summer Fun at Southview August 1, 2013 Read More July 2013 Homeless Mom Gets the Help She Needs July 29, 2013 Read More Strategic plan will aim to tackle affordable housing July 29, 2013 Read More CEOGC Head Start May Be The Answer For Your Child July 28, 2013 Read More CAA’s Workforce Development: Making the job connection July 26, 2013 Read More CAA: Taking Action for You July 26, 2013 Read More Commodity food box packing summer event July 24, 2013 Read More MYCAP will honor its volunteers July 23, 2013 Read More Self-Help Housing funds should benefit area residents July 22, 2013 Read More Diabetic Senior Receives the Help He Needs July 18, 2013 Read More Companies donate backpacks filled with school supplies July 16, 2013 Read More Head Start Programs Try To Deal With Sequester Cuts July 15, 2013 Read More Community leaders praise St. Mary’s July 14, 2013 Read More CAO medical center gets Senate commendation July 14, 2013 Read More Run for Shelter 5K Run/Walk set for Saturday, July 20 July 13, 2013 Read More Hartshorn, Milstead are Citizens of the Year July 12, 2013 Read More Federal grant offered to low-income veterans in Lisbon July 12, 2013 Read More Volunteers repairing 40 Middletown homes this week July 8, 2013 Read More Walgreens, MYCAP team up to help people take charge of their well-being July 7, 2013 Read More US Bank donates to PICCA July 5, 2013 Read More Help for Ohioans who Struggle to Beat the Heat July 1, 2013 Read More June 2013 MYCAP will present skills education June 30, 2013 Read More CAA is taking action for you June 29, 2013 Read More Program sees cuts June 27, 2013 Read More PICCA aims for transportation plan before grant deadlines June 25, 2013 Read More Program helps residents stay cool June 25, 2013 Read More Makeover set in 2014 for Links Apartments June 22, 2013 Read More Medicaid transport program renewed June 22, 2013 Read More OHFA Recognizes Two Organizations with the Spirit of Homeownership Excellence Awards June 20, 2013 Read More Local program helps fathers be fathers June 16, 2013 Read More Community garden to feed needy for second year June 16, 2013 Read More State awards grants for CAO tech internships June 15, 2013 Read More Many children in Ross, Pike Counties are food insecure June 13, 2013 Read More Head Start to be cut by 55 slots June 13, 2013 Read More OU students review local recycling center June 12, 2013 Read More In Athens Co., our transportation options have improved greatly June 9, 2013 Read More CAA taking action for you June 8, 2013 Read More There’s No Place Like Home June 7, 2013 Read More Income doesn’t keep up with cost of living June 6, 2013 Read More Sequester leads to cutbacks, fewer openings in Cincinnati’s Head Start program June 6, 2013 Read More PICCA golf outing to benefit Toys for Tots June 5, 2013 Read More Basic needs in Ohio cost 23% more than in ’07 June 5, 2013 Read More SFSP to offer Paulding kids free nutritious lunches June 4, 2013 Read More Summer food service sites updated June 3, 2013 Read More May 2013 Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for Murray City Park May 31, 2013 Read More Head Start program to make changes due to ‘Sequestration’ May 31, 2013 Read More Mobile mammograms Tuesday at MYCAP May 30, 2013 Read More MYCAP Awareness Day is Friday May 30, 2013 Read More House built by youth expected to achieve highest green standard May 29, 2013 Read More Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild Akron Announce Completion of City’s First LEED(R) Platinum Home May 29, 2013 Read More Highland County Community Action announces Summer Food Service Program for children May 28, 2013 Read More Ribbon cutting for Murray City Park Friday May 28, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Improve Family’s Livelihood May 28, 2013 Read More CAO Summer Food Service Begins June 3 May 26, 2013 Read More City recognizes success of CAA’s Blueprint program May 25, 2013 Read More Veterans Stand Down Underway in Mansfield May 21, 2013 Read More Open house showcases CAO weatherization program May 21, 2013 Read More WSOS seeks $4.5 million in additional family programs May 19, 2013 Read More Community Action Partnership continues to serve Darke County May 18, 2013 Read More School’s out early for Summit County Head Start students May 17, 2013 Read More MYCAP Hosts Awareness Day May 17, 2013 Read More Community Action Awareness Day tomorrow May 16, 2013 Read More Learn how to help your neighbors May 15, 2013 Read More Weatherization open house scheduled for May 20 in Chesapeake May 15, 2013 Read More Homeless people not always hidden in Lancaster May 15, 2013 Read More Head Start program shortens year, cuts staff and slots due to sequester May 12, 2013 Read More Community day at Wick Park Friday for kids, residents May 11, 2013 Read More Eye Care Assistance Helps Ohioan See a Better Future May 10, 2013 Read More We’re taking action for you! May 9, 2013 Read More Lima councilman gathering signatures opposing Head Start cuts May 8, 2013 Read More Governor proclaims May Community Action Month May 6, 2013 Read More PICCA to host community yard sale May 6, 2013 Read More Summer youth program returns May 6, 2013 Read More WSOS spotlights programs  May 5, 2013 Read More Regional Head Start program looking at $200,000 in sequester cuts May 5, 2013 Read More CAO Head Start Laps for Books event still going strong May 5, 2013 Read More PICCA, YMCA announce summer food service program May 4, 2013 Read More Community Action Month Proclaimed May 1, 2013 Read More Rep. Huffman gets warm greeting from young constituents May 3, 2013 Read More Watch Video Zumbathon benefits Community Action Agency’s Fresh Start May 3, 2013 Read More Helping People. Changing Lives. May 1, 2013 Read More Making it easier to get medicine May 1, 2013 Read More April 2013 MYCAP receives home weatherization grant April 30, 2013 Read More PICCA seeks community input on transportation services April 30, 2013 Read More Lake County reports high level of HEAP applications received this winter April 29, 2013 Read More Homeless Veteran Finds a Home and a New Family April 26, 2013 Read More CEOGC dedicates George L. Forbes Early Learning Center April 25, 2013 Read More Weatherization available April 20, 2013 Read More Community Rx program seeks to help Marion residents April 18, 2013 Read More Highland Food Bank Gets Personnel Help April 16, 2013 Read More Health disparity events set this month April 12, 2013 Read More Ex-Offender Turns Life Around and Chases His Dream April 11, 2013 Read More Local leaders gather to support Medicaid Extension April 10, 2013 Read More Cuts could hit Head Start April 10, 2013 Read More Volunteers will offer income-tax assistance Saturday April 10, 2013 Read More Study chronicles transportation challenges for poor April 7, 2013 Read More Head Start gets early end this year April 6, 2013 Read More Discounted rates to be part of proposed senior complex April 5, 2013 Read More Apartment reopening after $5 million renovation April 5, 2013 Read More MYCAP Wins High Marks for Two Programs April 5, 2013 Read More Federal cuts would impact CAA Head Start program April 4, 2013 Read More Meeting to address transport April 3, 2013 Read More Allen County’s Head Start program takes hit from funding cuts April 3, 2013 Read More Community Action Food Pantry items at critical levels April 3, 2013 Read More March 2013 Weatherization help offered March 30, 2013 Read More Cincinnati’s Head Start program hurt by sequestration cuts March 28, 2013 Read More Sequester drops nearly 200 kids from Head Start program March 28, 2013 Read More A Win-Win Situation for Employer and Employee March 28, 2013 Read More Four volunteers nominated for Janet Clemmons Community Service Award March 25, 2013 Read More Preschoolers explore to the moon and beyond March 23, 2013 Read More Projects needed for Community Action Day March 22, 2013 Read More Ross Community Action, AEP offering appliance replacement March 21, 2013 Read More Head Start planning art show March 20, 2013 Read More Single Mom Goes Back to School and Buys a Home with the Help of  Community Action March 14, 2013 Read More Economic gardening opportunity open to local firms March 14, 2013 Read More Athens On Demand Transit March 14, 2013 Read More House hired as new WSOS leader March 13, 2013 Read More Federal cuts hit local Head Start  March 13, 2013 Read More Lancaster eyesores coming down March 4, 2013 Read More HAPCAP holds public meeting about grants March 1, 2013 Read More February 2013 Federal budget cuts would hit Head Start February 28, 2013 Read More Leaders to meet as cuts loom February 28, 2013 Read More Sequester could cut 47 children from Head Start February 28, 2013 Read More Federal cuts might affect Licking County programs February 27, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Rural Resident Receive Needed Medical Treatment February 26, 2013 Read More Akron schools approves half million for Summit Lake project February 26, 2013 Read More MYCAP has new wireless color printers available by raffle February 26, 2013 Read More List of potential demolition targets in commissioner’s hands February 26, 2013 Read More Local Head Start program braces for Sequester February 25, 2013 Read More State-funded program adds 4 counties to help local businesses grow, create jobs February 25, 2013 Read More Head Start could see cuts February 25, 2013 Read More Annual Report Community Action Organization of Scioto County February 24, 2013 Read More Nine homes identified for demolition throughout county February 22, 2013 Read More SE Ohio Foodbank seeking volunteer groups February 21, 2013 Read More It’s Critical that we fully fund preschool education February 21, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Dayton Youth Improve Her Grades February 12, 2013 Read More Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded additional emergency funding February 12, 2013 Read More Maria Goss hired to lead Stark County Community Action Agency Head Start February 12, 2013 Read More Latest poverty report shows continual struggle for many Athens countians February 10, 2013 Read More No need to pay tax preparer: thousands in Summit qualify for credit and free help February 9, 2013 Read More Local Community Action program receives state award February 8, 2013 Read More Fewer Ohio students getting free lunches February 6, 2013 Read More January 2013 Grim Report on Ohio Poverty Holds Hope of Turnaround January 31, 2013 Read More Small Town, Big Energy Savings: Retrofitting Block by Block in Murray City, Ohio January 29, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Stroke Victim Keep His Home January 28, 2013 Read More Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Employees Honored January 20, 2013 Read More Lima Company Donates Land to LACCA Head Start Program January 17, 2013 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Creates Business Resource Network January 17, 2013 Read More Community Action Commission of Fayette County Needs More Supplies for Homeless Count January 16, 2013 Read More Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Turns Former Orphanage into a Home for the Homeless January 16, 2013 Read More MYCAP Opens Minority Business Assistance Center January 15, 2013 Read More Fremont Woman Gets WSOS Community Action Spark Award January 9, 2013 Read more Conversations from Studio B Talks with HAPCAP Director of Food and Nutrition Programs January 8, 2013 Read More $2 Million in Grants Sparks Hiring by Community Action January 6, 2013 Read More
October
October 2013 Family Health Centers hire outreach workers to assist with new health care law October 31, 2013 Read More More Ohioans living in poverty  October 28, 2013 Read More Record number served through the TANF children’s school clothing and school supplies program October 25, 2013 Read More CAC gets clean audit report October 24, 2013 Read More Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded emergency program funds October 24, 2013 Read More Malta Community Action building renamed the Joyce Drake Center October 23, 2013 Read More Deadline for labor camp grants extended October 22, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Dislocated Worker Gain New Skills and Find a Job October 22, 2013 Read More Poverty is growing in Ashtabula County October 21, 2013 Read More Fox-Moore named CDC Association Staff Member of the Year October 17, 2013 Read More Valley organization lays off staffers as shutdown rolls on October 16, 2013 Read More TCAP opens math/science lab October 15, 2013 Read More Head Start parents get nervous over shutdown October 11, 2013 Read More Pike Commissioners recognize National Health Center Week October 11, 2013 Read More Long-term lease for building considered October 11, 2013 Read More Federal shutdown threatens critical early education for 1,517 Summit County Children October 10, 2013 Read More Weatherization Leads to a Safer Home October 10, 2013 Read More Building an ecosystem  October 7, 2013 Read More Workcamp volunteers perform ‘miracles’ October 6, 2013 Read More Ross Community Action Gets Diabetes Grant October 4, 2013 Read More Meals at WSOS preschool facilities made possible by USDA October 3, 2013 Read More CAO hosts open house, ceremony for new medical center October 1, 2013 Read More Govt. shutdown has no immediate local impact October 1, 2013 Read More MYCAP programs not affected by shutdown October 1, 2013 Read More Short-term shutdown would have little effect on agencies October 1, 3013 Read More  
September
September 2013 Head Start not immediately impacted if government shuts down September 30, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Veteran Find Job September 26, 2013 Read More Cleveland Now: Head Start September 26, 2013 Read More CAC OKs service pacts September 26, 2013 Read More Community Action Agency to dish out donations September 22, 2013 Read More Confusion widespread as key deadline nears September 20, 2013 Read More Lorain County poverty rate up, median income down September 19, 2013 Read More Ohio outpaces most of the country in growth of extreme poverty September 18, 2013 Read More Energy efficiency assistance available to area residents September 18, 2013 Read More 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program a success, organizers say September 17, 2013 Read More Port Clinton Pointe’s housing development praised September 17, 2013 Read More Four WSOS preschool centers accredited September 17, 2013 Read More New energy program for low-income residents September 13, 2013 Read More Head Start: Helping Ohio’s Youth September 11, 2013 Read More Business loan funds available at WSOS September 11, 2013 Read More Free assistance for taxpayers with IRS problems available September 10, 2013 Read More Feeding area seniors September 9, 2013 Read More Farms grow more than just produce September 8, 2013 Read More Network Alliance free employment workshops under way September 9, 2013 Read More Feds Feed Families helps reopen Pike food pantry September 7, 2013 Read More Lawrence Village Apartments get makeover September 6, 2013 Read More PICCA to host golf outing to benefit homeless vets September 5, 2013 Read More MYCAP to offer Bank Night event September 5, 2013 Read More CAA’s Head Start focuses on gains, not losses September 3, 2013 Read More Ottawa County gets new funding September 3, 2013 Read More Congressman makes stop at Family Health Center September 3, 2013 Read More Cuts limit Head Start September 3, 2013 Read More Community Collaboration Team provides service and education to schools September 1, 2013 Read More  
August
August 2013 MYCAP Workforce Development Program is Thursday August 31, 2013 Read More Bus transportation to grocery stores offered August 30, 2013 Read More Computer Training Helps Unemployed Dayton Man Land a Job August 29, 2013 Read More Federal cuts hit Head Start August 28, 2013 Read More County transportation seeking public opinion August 27, 2013 Read More PICCA receives new grants for low income families August 26, 2013 Read More City will create a junior firefighter program August 26, 2013 Read More City of Logan awarded grant to add sidewalks August 24, 2013 Read More City gets revamped bus system August 21, 2013 Read More NW Ohio Head Start programs hit hard by sequestration August 20, 2013 Read More Head Start program hit by cuts August 20, 2013 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County CAO named Ohio’s first Primary Care Medical Home August 15, 2013 Read More CAA giving a helping hand to neighbors in need August 15, 2013 Read More Crippen updates county on Moving Ohio Forward, senior center expansion August 14, 2013 Read More Fair housing rep visits New Straitsville August 14, 2013 Read More Seniors picnic scheduled August 14, 2013 Read More Community Action Giving a Helping Hand to Neighbors in Need August 13, 2013 Read More Grants available throughout Ohio for labor camp updates August 12, 2013 Read More Grants available for labor camp updates August 11, 2013 Read More Human Trafficking Survivor Overcomes Dark Past August 10, 2013 Read More Southern partners with county CAA  August 8, 2013 Read More Bus stuffing returns to help area students August 6, 2013 Read More Personality Profile: HARCATUS helps others with Michele Lucas’ help August 4, 2013 Read More CAA’s YouthBuild helping at-risk youth build a brighter future August 1, 2013 Read More Summer Fun at Southview August 1, 2013 Read More  
July
July 2013 Homeless Mom Gets the Help She Needs July 29, 2013 Read More Strategic plan will aim to tackle affordable housing July 29, 2013 Read More CEOGC Head Start May Be The Answer For Your Child July 28, 2013 Read More CAA’s Workforce Development: Making the job connection July 26, 2013 Read More CAA: Taking Action for You July 26, 2013 Read More Commodity food box packing summer event July 24, 2013 Read More MYCAP will honor its volunteers July 23, 2013 Read More Self-Help Housing funds should benefit area residents July 22, 2013 Read More Diabetic Senior Receives the Help He Needs July 18, 2013 Read More Companies donate backpacks filled with school supplies July 16, 2013 Read More Head Start Programs Try To Deal With Sequester Cuts July 15, 2013 Read More Community leaders praise St. Mary’s July 14, 2013 Read More CAO medical center gets Senate commendation July 14, 2013 Read More Run for Shelter 5K Run/Walk set for Saturday, July 20 July 13, 2013 Read More Hartshorn, Milstead are Citizens of the Year July 12, 2013 Read More Federal grant offered to low-income veterans in Lisbon July 12, 2013 Read More Volunteers repairing 40 Middletown homes this week July 8, 2013 Read More Walgreens, MYCAP team up to help people take charge of their well-being July 7, 2013 Read More US Bank donates to PICCA July 5, 2013 Read More Help for Ohioans who Struggle to Beat the Heat July 1, 2013 Read More  
June
June 2013 MYCAP will present skills education June 30, 2013 Read More CAA is taking action for you June 29, 2013 Read More Program sees cuts June 27, 2013 Read More PICCA aims for transportation plan before grant deadlines June 25, 2013 Read More Program helps residents stay cool June 25, 2013 Read More Makeover set in 2014 for Links Apartments June 22, 2013 Read More Medicaid transport program renewed June 22, 2013 Read More OHFA Recognizes Two Organizations with the Spirit of Homeownership Excellence Awards June 20, 2013 Read More Local program helps fathers be fathers June 16, 2013 Read More Community garden to feed needy for second year June 16, 2013 Read More State awards grants for CAO tech internships June 15, 2013 Read More Many children in Ross, Pike Counties are food insecure June 13, 2013 Read More Head Start to be cut by 55 slots June 13, 2013 Read More OU students review local recycling center June 12, 2013 Read More In Athens Co., our transportation options have improved greatly June 9, 2013 Read More CAA taking action for you June 8, 2013 Read More There’s No Place Like Home June 7, 2013 Read More Income doesn’t keep up with cost of living June 6, 2013 Read More Sequester leads to cutbacks, fewer openings in Cincinnati’s Head Start program June 6, 2013 Read More PICCA golf outing to benefit Toys for Tots June 5, 2013 Read More Basic needs in Ohio cost 23% more than in ’07 June 5, 2013 Read More SFSP to offer Paulding kids free nutritious lunches June 4, 2013 Read More Summer food service sites updated June 3, 2013 Read More  
May
May 2013 Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for Murray City Park May 31, 2013 Read More Head Start program to make changes due to ‘Sequestration’ May 31, 2013 Read More Mobile mammograms Tuesday at MYCAP May 30, 2013 Read More MYCAP Awareness Day is Friday May 30, 2013 Read More House built by youth expected to achieve highest green standard May 29, 2013 Read More Saint-Gobain and YouthBuild Akron Announce Completion of City’s First LEED(R) Platinum Home May 29, 2013 Read More Highland County Community Action announces Summer Food Service Program for children May 28, 2013 Read More Ribbon cutting for Murray City Park Friday May 28, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Improve Family’s Livelihood May 28, 2013 Read More CAO Summer Food Service Begins June 3 May 26, 2013 Read More City recognizes success of CAA’s Blueprint program May 25, 2013 Read More Veterans Stand Down Underway in Mansfield May 21, 2013 Read More Open house showcases CAO weatherization program May 21, 2013 Read More WSOS seeks $4.5 million in additional family programs May 19, 2013 Read More Community Action Partnership continues to serve Darke County May 18, 2013 Read More School’s out early for Summit County Head Start students May 17, 2013 Read More MYCAP Hosts Awareness Day May 17, 2013 Read More Community Action Awareness Day tomorrow May 16, 2013 Read More Learn how to help your neighbors May 15, 2013 Read More Weatherization open house scheduled for May 20 in Chesapeake May 15, 2013 Read More Homeless people not always hidden in Lancaster May 15, 2013 Read More Head Start program shortens year, cuts staff and slots due to sequester May 12, 2013 Read More Community day at Wick Park Friday for kids, residents May 11, 2013 Read More Eye Care Assistance Helps Ohioan See a Better Future May 10, 2013 Read More We’re taking action for you! May 9, 2013 Read More Lima councilman gathering signatures opposing Head Start cuts May 8, 2013 Read More Governor proclaims May Community Action Month May 6, 2013 Read More PICCA to host community yard sale May 6, 2013 Read More Summer youth program returns May 6, 2013 Read More WSOS spotlights programs  May 5, 2013 Read More Regional Head Start program looking at $200,000 in sequester cuts May 5, 2013 Read More CAO Head Start Laps for Books event still going strong May 5, 2013 Read More PICCA, YMCA announce summer food service program May 4, 2013 Read More Community Action Month Proclaimed May 1, 2013 Read More Rep. Huffman gets warm greeting from young constituents May 3, 2013 Read More Watch Video Zumbathon benefits Community Action Agency’s Fresh Start May 3, 2013 Read More Helping People. Changing Lives. May 1, 2013 Read More Making it easier to get medicine May 1, 2013 Read More  
April
April 2013 MYCAP receives home weatherization grant April 30, 2013 Read More PICCA seeks community input on transportation services April 30, 2013 Read More Lake County reports high level of HEAP applications received this winter April 29, 2013 Read More Homeless Veteran Finds a Home and a New Family April 26, 2013 Read More CEOGC dedicates George L. Forbes Early Learning Center April 25, 2013 Read More Weatherization available April 20, 2013 Read More Community Rx program seeks to help Marion residents April 18, 2013 Read More Highland Food Bank Gets Personnel Help April 16, 2013 Read More Health disparity events set this month April 12, 2013 Read More Ex-Offender Turns Life Around and Chases His Dream April 11, 2013 Read More Local leaders gather to support Medicaid Extension April 10, 2013 Read More Cuts could hit Head Start April 10, 2013 Read More Volunteers will offer income-tax assistance Saturday April 10, 2013 Read More Study chronicles transportation challenges for poor April 7, 2013 Read More Head Start gets early end this year April 6, 2013 Read More Discounted rates to be part of proposed senior complex April 5, 2013 Read More Apartment reopening after $5 million renovation April 5, 2013 Read More MYCAP Wins High Marks for Two Programs April 5, 2013 Read More Federal cuts would impact CAA Head Start program April 4, 2013 Read More Meeting to address transport April 3, 2013 Read More Allen County’s Head Start program takes hit from funding cuts April 3, 2013 Read More Community Action Food Pantry items at critical levels April 3, 2013 Read More  
March
March 2013 Weatherization help offered March 30, 2013 Read More Cincinnati’s Head Start program hurt by sequestration cuts March 28, 2013 Read More Sequester drops nearly 200 kids from Head Start program March 28, 2013 Read More A Win-Win Situation for Employer and Employee March 28, 2013 Read More Four volunteers nominated for Janet Clemmons Community Service Award March 25, 2013 Read More Preschoolers explore to the moon and beyond March 23, 2013 Read More Projects needed for Community Action Day March 22, 2013 Read More Ross Community Action, AEP offering appliance replacement March 21, 2013 Read More Head Start planning art show March 20, 2013 Read More Single Mom Goes Back to School and Buys a Home with the Help of  Community Action March 14, 2013 Read More Economic gardening opportunity open to local firms March 14, 2013 Read More Athens On Demand Transit March 14, 2013 Read More House hired as new WSOS leader March 13, 2013 Read More Federal cuts hit local Head Start  March 13, 2013 Read More Lancaster eyesores coming down March 4, 2013 Read More HAPCAP holds public meeting about grants March 1, 2013 Read More  
February
February 2013 Federal budget cuts would hit Head Start February 28, 2013 Read More Leaders to meet as cuts loom February 28, 2013 Read More Sequester could cut 47 children from Head Start February 28, 2013 Read More Federal cuts might affect Licking County programs February 27, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Rural Resident Receive Needed Medical Treatment February 26, 2013 Read More Akron schools approves half million for Summit Lake project February 26, 2013 Read More MYCAP has new wireless color printers available by raffle February 26, 2013 Read More List of potential demolition targets in commissioner’s hands February 26, 2013 Read More Local Head Start program braces for Sequester February 25, 2013 Read More State-funded program adds 4 counties to help local businesses grow, create jobs February 25, 2013 Read More Head Start could see cuts February 25, 2013 Read More Annual Report Community Action Organization of Scioto County February 24, 2013 Read More Nine homes identified for demolition throughout county February 22, 2013 Read More SE Ohio Foodbank seeking volunteer groups February 21, 2013 Read More It’s Critical that we fully fund preschool education February 21, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Dayton Youth Improve Her Grades February 12, 2013 Read More Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded additional emergency funding February 12, 2013 Read More Maria Goss hired to lead Stark County Community Action Agency Head Start February 12, 2013 Read More Latest poverty report shows continual struggle for many Athens countians February 10, 2013 Read More No need to pay tax preparer: thousands in Summit qualify for credit and free help February 9, 2013 Read More Local Community Action program receives state award February 8, 2013 Read More Fewer Ohio students getting free lunches February 6, 2013 Read More  
January
January 2013 Grim Report on Ohio Poverty Holds Hope of Turnaround January 31, 2013 Read More Small Town, Big Energy Savings: Retrofitting Block by Block in Murray City, Ohio January 29, 2013 Read More Community Action Helps Stroke Victim Keep His Home January 28, 2013 Read More Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Employees Honored January 20, 2013 Read More Lima Company Donates Land to LACCA Head Start Program January 17, 2013 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Creates Business Resource Network January 17, 2013 Read More Community Action Commission of Fayette County Needs More Supplies for Homeless Count January 16, 2013 Read More Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Turns Former Orphanage into a Home for the Homeless January 16, 2013 Read More MYCAP Opens Minority Business Assistance Center January 15, 2013 Read More Fremont Woman Gets WSOS Community Action Spark Award January 9, 2013 Read more Conversations from Studio B Talks with HAPCAP Director of Food and Nutrition Programs January 8, 2013 Read More $2 Million in Grants Sparks Hiring by Community Action January 6, 2013 Read More

2012

December
December 2012 Pike County Community Action Commission and Partners Aid 400 Families with Children’s Christmas Fund December 29, 2012 Read More MYCAP Offering Free Tax Service, Needs Volunteers December 28, 2012 Read More MYCAP Donates to Dorothy Day House December 20, 2012 Read More Making Positive Connections: A Family Development Story December 20, 2012 Read More Community Action Serves Middletown Veteran with Mobility Modifications December 7, 2012 Read More  
November
November 2012 OACAA Shale Summit to Focus on Workforce Development November 29, 2012 Read More Shale Summit in Muskingum County November 29, 2012 Read More By Car Program Helps Single Mom Fullfill Dream, Create Better Life for Family November 20, 2012 Read More Study Shows that Community Action Agencies Contribute to Economic Development November 6, 2012 Read More  
October
October 2012 Event Aims to Help Veterans in Need October 27, 2012 Read More Homeless Veteran Finds a Home and a Job with Community Action October 25, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Approved to Administer Emergency Management Grant October 25, 2012 Read More MYCAP Celebrating Weatherization Month October 24, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Receives Grant to Support Small Businesses October 24, 2012 Read More CAO of Scioto County: Be Wise – Weatherize October 21, 2012 Read More HAPCAP and United Way Host Empty Bowls Fundraiser October 19, 2012 Read More Portage County Community Action Council and Toward Employment Hold Forum to Help Unemployed with Felonies October 19, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council: More Companies Are Hiring in Jefferson County October 17, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Application Deadline for Marine Mechanics Course Getting Close October 17, 2012 Read More Nuns Share Budget Message at MYCAP and Show Support October 14, 2012 Read More SELF Community Action Home Repair Workcamps Get Statewide Honor October 13, 2012 Read More Kasich Southeast Regional Liason Visits Clinton County Community Action Head Start October 12, 2012 Read More WSOS Employees to Speak at National Conference October 12, 2012 Read More Stay-at-Home Mom Improves Life for Her and Her Kids Thanks to Community Action October 11, 2012 Read More HHWP Community Action Commission has Funds Available for Rent Assistance October 10, 2012 Read More Belmont County Community Action Demonstrates How Weatherization Brings More Than Warmth October 10, 2012 Read More Don Corley Named WSOS Community Action Commission Member of the Year October 9, 2012 Read More Lifeline Sees Record Number of Households Use HEAP This Summer October 9, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Helping with Removal of Trees Harmed by Emerald Ash Borer October 9, 2012 Read More Head Start Could Get Left Behind October 8, 2012 Read More Community Action Commission to Hold Elections October 8, 2012 Read More MYCAP Offering Flu Shots October 6, 2012 Read More Ohio Head Start Programs Go Beyond ABCs and 123s October 3, 2012 Read More  
September
September 2012 Ross County Community Action Homeless Awareness Event Offers Firsthand Experience September 30, 2012 Read More IMPACT Community Action, Columbus Fire Department and central Ohio ACCA Partner to do Furnace-Safety Checkups September 29, 2012 Read More Community Action Celebrates Weatherization of One Million Homes September 27, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Offers Job Training to Area Youth September 27, 2012 Read More Child Goes from Unable to Communicate to Top of Kindergarten Class September 27, 2012 Read More Northwest Ohio Community Action Commission to Coordinate Christmas for Kids September 26, 2012 Read More Ross County Community Action Finds Funds to Resume Daily Meal Program September 20, 2012 Read More GMN Tri-County Community Action Employee Awarded COAD Generals Award September 19, 2012 Read More Warren County Community Services Helps Seniors Stay Active, Engaged September 19, 2012 Read More Community Action Helps Dislocated Worker Upgrade Skills and Succeed September 14, 2012 Read More Median Income Drops in Ohio for the Fourth Consecutive Year September 13, 2012 Read More EOPA Hosting a Reverse Job Fair: Register Now September 12, 2012 Read More Hunger Strike: Ironton Lawrence Community Action Helps Fight Hunger September 10, 2012 Read More WSOS Offers Marine Mechanics Classes Beginning in November September 6, 2012 Read More  
August
August 2012 WSOS Community Action Commission Awarded Grant to Help Out-of-School Youths August 31, 2012 Read More The War on Poverty Continues August 30, 2012 Read More Two Community Action Agencies Receive Grants to Provide Education and Job Skills to At-Risk Ohio Youth August 29, 2012 Read More Galway Named HAPCAP Food and Nutrition Director August 20, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence CAO Pushes for Holistic Approach August 17, 2012 Read More CAP Program to Help Former Military Personnel August 15, 2012 Read More Help for Returning Vets Seeking Employment August 14, 2012 Read More Giving an Ex-Offender a Fresh Start August 13, 2012 Read More Community Action Offers Job Hunt Help for Ohio Veterans August 13, 2012 Read More WSOS Offering Free Job Training for Veterans August 13, 2012 Read More HAPCAP and Local JFS Offer Youth Summer Jobs Program August 12, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Announces New Head Start Site August 11, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Community Action Head Start Sites Win Three Star Award for Excellence August 8, 2012 Read More Community Action Helps a Struggling Veteran August 3, 2012 Read More HAPCAP Food Bank Can Benefit from National Initiative August 6, 2012 Read More HARCATUS Community Action Seeking Donations for Its Community Nest August 1, 2012 Read More  
July
July 2012 Community Action Leader Receives Credential July 29, 2012 Read More MYCAP Shows Off New Offices July 27, 2012 Read More IMPACT Community Action Program Drives Up Access to Vehicles for Low-Income Households July 27, 2012 Read More HAPCAP Partners with Connect Ohio to Offer Free Computer Classes July 24, 2012 Read More HAPCAP’s Southeastern Ohio Food Bank Receives Generous Donations July 23, 2012 Read More Homelessness: Gable Back on Her Feet July 21, 2012 Read More Homelessness: Hidden Homelessness July 21, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Partners With Northwest State Community College to Bring Area Residents iStar Database Programming Training July 21, 2012 Read More Mercy Medical Center Provides Internship Opportunities for Stark County Community Action Agency YES Students July 19, 2012 Read More Community Action Agencies Help Struggling Families After Severe Storms Hit Ohio July 17, 2012 Read More Two Ross County Community Action Employees Receive Accreditation July 15, 2012 Read More New Structure for Homeless Services in Lima, LACCA Leading Region July 10, 2012 Read More Scorching Summer: Community Action Steps Up to Keep Ohioans Cool July 10, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Organization Opens St. Mary’s Medical Campus July 10, 2012 Read More Affordable Housing Scarce, Experts Say July 9, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Helps Give Small Businesses a Boost in Crawford County July 7, 2012 Read More Single Mom Gets Assistance She Needs from Community Action July 6, 2012 Read More New PICCA Director Begins Duties July 2, 2012 Read More  
June
June 2012 Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees Hear Updates June 28, 2012 Read More U.S. Ag Secretary Visits Community Action Commission of Fayette County Self-Help Housing Program June 27, 2012 Read More Tri-County Community Action’s Transporation Logan County Hosts Groundbreaking June 26, 2012 Read More Sen. Brown Announces New Federal Resources to WSOS Community Action Commission to Establish “Economic Gardening” Initiative in 14 Counties June 26, 2012 Read More Highland County Community Action Organization Helps Injured Worker Keep a Roof Over His Head June 25, 2012 Read More Lifeline Hosts Dancing Under the Stars Fund Raiser June 24, 2012 Read More Trumbull Community Action Program Opens Learning Center and Senior Citizen Center June 22, 2012 Read More Columbiana Community Action Gets Over $300,000 Grant June 21, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Organization to Open Health Care Clinics June 21, 2012 Read More Summer Meals Program Underway in Mansfield June 19, 2012 Read More WSOS Announces $2 Million Contract June 16, 2012 Read More Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs Building Better Dads June 16, 2012 Read More Unemployment Down, Poverty Up June 15, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Receives Clean Bill of Health June 14, 2012 Read More Summer Meals Fill More Than Just Stomachs June 12, 2012 Read More Community Action Helps Cancer Patient Keep Her Home June 8, 2012 Read More Senator Sherrod Brown Congratulates Community Action Agencies on Economic Development Programs View Video Stark County Community Action Agency Awards Celebration Read More Farming Program Helping Felony Offenders and Feeding the Community June 5, 2012 Read More Community Action Partnership of Greater Dayton Offers Help to People With Disabilities June 4, 2012 Read More Adams Brown Recycling Center is Big Business June 4, 2012 Read More Lifeline Volunteers Tackled Taxes for 148 Lake County Residents June 3, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Working to Increase Oil & Gas Industry Training June 1, 2012 Read More Study Finds Community Action Agencies Affect Economy June 1, 2012 Read More Jefferson County and Belmont County Community Action Councils Working with Laid Off Steel Workers June 1, 2012 Read More  
May
May 2012 Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area Helps Needy Kids May 30, 2012 Read More Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action: Empowering Communities through Advocacy and Service that Improves Quality of Life Read More MYCAP is on the Move May 25, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Community Action Offers Housing Programs May 24, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Helps Long-Term Unemployed Land Jobs May 24, 2012 Read More Ashtabula County Community Action Employees Help Elderly, Disabled May 24, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Marks 47th Year May 24, 2012 Read More New CEO Takes Helm at MYCAP May 23, 2012 Read More Ohio Community Action Impact; Transportation, Jobs and Much More May 21, 2012 Read More Rural Poor Face Unique Challenges, Community Action Offers Assistance May 20, 2012 Read More MYCAP Holds Meet and Greet, Preps for Move May 18, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Community Action Offers Transportation Services May 16, 2012 Read More Highland County Community Action Head Start Raises Over $1600 for St. Jude’s Research Hospital May 15, 2012 Read More HAPCAP: Connecting, Improving and Changing Lives May 14, 2012 Read More Akron Summit Head Start Programs Receive Three-Star Rating May 12, 2012 Read More Washington-Morgan Community Action Offers Health, Home and Education Resources May 12, 2012 Read More Community Action Wayne-Medina Head Start Program Offers Successful ‘Grow It, Taste It, Like It’ Program May 12, 2012 Read More PICCA Community Action Day A Success May 11, 2012 Read More Hungry Reporter Finds New Reason to Donate After Participating in the Ohio Community Action Food Stamp Challenge May 11, 2012 Read More Community Action Month Declared by Gov. Kasich, NOCAC Recognized May 11, 2012 Read More The Nation Recognizes Community Action Month May 11, 2012 Read More Northwest Ohio Community Action Stamps Out Hunger By Stuffing a Bus May 10, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Counties Community Action Offers Energy Assistance Programs May 9, 2012 Read More Ross County Community Action Hosts Lupus Awareness/Education Event May 9, 2012 Read More Local Agency Celebrates Community Action Month May 8, 2012 Read More Washington-Morgan Community Action Helps Feed Seniors’ Pets May 8, 2012 Read More Ross County Community Action Weatherization Program Hit Hard by Budget Cuts May 8, 2012 Read More Community Action Helps Single Mom Get Finances Back on Track May 7, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Community Action Offers Health Service Programs May 6, 2012 Read More Jackson-Vinton Community Action is in the Business of ‘Helping People. Saving Lives.’ May 3, 2012 Read More Jackson County Commissioners Proclaim May Community Action Month May 2, 2012 Read More Community Action Agencies Offer More than Just Handouts May 1, 2012 Read More Community Action Agencies in Ohio Honored this Month May 1, 2012 Read More  
April
April 2012 Lifeline Saw Record Number of HEAP Applications April 30, 2012 Read More WSOS Marine Trades Program Report Presented on May 17 April 30, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Working to Find Solutions for Homeless April 29, 2012 Read More Community Action Helps Family Keep Their Home April 27, 2012 Read More IRS Recognizes PICCA Volunteers for Free Tax Assistance Efforts April 27, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County CAO Builds Partnership and Transit Cafe April 24, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Receives Generous Donation April 24, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization Brings Back Senior Meals Program April 19, 2012 Read More Ross County Community Action Hosts Health Fairs April 13, 2012 Read More WSOS Community Action Partners with Goodwill to Build Affordable Rental Housing April 11, 2012 Read More Community Action Workforce Development Program Helps Cincinnati Man Start New Career April 10, 2012 Read More OACAA Executive Director Discusses What Works for Welfare Reform April 6, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Gives Offenders a Second Chance April 4, 2012 Read More Muskingum County Community Action Agency’s Meals on Wheels Program Appreciates Volunteers April 2, 2012 Read More
March
March 2012 Highland County Community Action Providing Summer Feeding Programs March 26, 2012 Read More Community Action Providing Much Needed Job Training March 26, 2012 Read More Community Action Helping Feed Senior March 26, 2012 Read More SELF Recognizes Attorney with Clemmons Award March 25, 2012 Read More Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Receives Ok to Seek Federal Job Transport Funds March 24, 2012 Read More WSOS Awarded Federal Housing Grant March 20, 2012 Read More Akron-Summit Community Action Agency’s YouthBuild Program Improves House and Lives March 19, 2012 Read More WSOS Seeking Grant to Help Ex-Offenders Tranisition Back Into Communities March 16, 2012 Read More HAPCAP Weighs in on Class Disparity in Athens County March 7, 2012 Read More Washington-Morgan Community Action Receives Grant to Help Senior Citizens Find Jobs March 7, 2012 Read More Clinton County Community Action Saw Great Success from Weatherization Program But Has Layoffs Due to Budget Cuts March 5, 2012 Read More Washington-Morgan and Tri-County Community Action Agencies Receive Funding for Emergency Home Repairs March 2, 2012 Read More Washington-Morgan Community Action to Reinstate Bus Route in Marietta March 1, 2012 Read More
February
February 2012 WSOS Finds Homeless Numbers are Up in Area February 29, 2012 Read More SELF Receives Six Nominations for Janet Clemmons Community Service Award February 28, 2012 Read More 1 in 5 Spend Half of Income on Housing February 24, 2012 Read More WSOS Partners with Area Organizations to Bring Information Technology Job Training to Northwest Ohio February 24, 2012 Read More IMPACT Community Action Helps Students FLEX Their Money Muscles February 23, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Working to Keep Up With Oil & Gas Boom Issues February 23, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization Opens Low-Income Rental Housing February 22, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Receives United Way’s Member Agency Most Outstanding Service Award February 22, 2012 Read More Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties Honored February 21, 2012 Read More WSOS Seeks Funds to Prevent Homelessness February 20, 2012 Read More MYCAP Offers New Service February 14, 2012 Read More Community Action Committee of Pike County Receives Best Practice Award February 12, 2012 Read More Community Action Organization of Delaware, Madison & Union County Wins Best Practice Award February 10, 2012 Read More Jefferson County Community Action Council Receives State Support to Seek Federal Training Grant February 8, 2012 Read More Ross County Community Action Opens Four Temporary Offices to Meet the Needs of the Community February 8, 2012 Read More Ashtabula County Community Action Finds Unemployment to Be Top Need in Area February 7, 2012 Read More Ohio Heartland Wins Best Practice Award for its Backpack Program February 6, 2012 Read More Ironton/Lawrence County Community Action Organization Proposes Main Street-Style Organization to Promote Area February 6, 2012 Read More Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Wants to Build Low-Income Housing February 4, 2012 Read More Ashtabula County Community Action Promotes 211 Program February 3, 2012 Read More  
January
January 2012 HAPCAP Extends its GoBus Program to Marietta January 31, 2012 Read More SELF Recognized by Chamber of Commerce for its Home Repair Project January 25, 2012 Read More State Rep. Landis Visits HARCATUS Community Action Agency, Sees Community’s Needs January 24, 2012 Read More SELF Hosts Successful Cost of Poverty Experience January 23, 2012 Read More PICCA Hosts Earned Income Tax Awareness Program January 16, 2012 Read More WSOS Board Approves Establishment of A Community Development Financial Institution January 13, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Agency Seeking Grants to Start Farm-Based Community Service Program January 9, 2012 Read More Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Agency Building Medical Center with Other Area Organizations January 8, 2012 Read More Cincinnati/Hamilton County Community Action Agency Organizes Blood Drive with Other Area Organizations January 8, 2012 Read More Pickaway County and PICCA Seeing Increase in Number Needing Heating Assistance January 5, 2012 Read More SELF Seeking Nominations for Janet Clemmons Community Service Award January 4, 2012 Read More Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Gets High Marks for Weatherization Program January 3, 2012 Read More
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