Community Action Provides Hope

Following is a letter from a client who received assistance from HARCATUS Tri-County Community Action (Harrison, Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties) through the HOPE program. HOPE stands for Housing, Opportunities, Partnerships and Empowerment. As the name indicates, the...

Community Action Helps Young Mothers

Sydney had just graduated from high school when she became pregnant. Without any support and unsure what to do, she turned to Community Action of Wayne/Medina for help. “I just graduated high school and became pregnant at 18. I had no family support and was on my...

Community Action Helps Cancer Patient Keep Her Home

Victoria held a steady job and had a stable home to raise her four children, but when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer that stability was at risk. She had to undergo surgery and treatment for her cancer. To do so she needed to take a medical leave from her job...

Community Action Helps Family Keep Their Home

Frank and Jennifer were working hard to provide for their two children. Frank had a good teaching position, but his job was eliminated and the only work he could find was as a part-time pizza delivery man. Jennifer was also working irregular hours demonstrating...

A Place to Call Home Thanks to Community Action

Submitted by a client of the Community Action Commission of Fayette CountyI was homeless and living in my car for the past few years. I would stay with people a few times, maybe a week, every once in awhile. Other than that, I was 100 percent in my car. I was doing...