Community Action Provides Training

Fred had a liberal arts degree from Kent State University and struggled to find employment. Both he and his wife were working part-time jobs and struggling financially. They were the definition of the working poor. They were first referred to the Community Action...

Community Action Prepares People for Jobs

A client explains in their own words how Stark County Community Action Agency (SCCAA) helped them gain the skills needed to start a new career:Before I came to SCCAA I was struggling. It was over two years since I had been employed and I was getting desperate. I had...

Computer Training Helps Unemployed Dayton Man Land a Job

During a period of unemployment, the 55-year-old Kevin nearly became homeless after his electric and gas services went through the disconnection process. Though he had access to a home computer, he didn’t know what to do with it. Kevin decided learning to...

Computer Training Helps Lorain County Resident Succeed

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