Hancock County’s rural public transportation system

Hancock County’s rural public transportation system

HHWP Community Action Commission is the designated grantee responsible for general oversight of the Hancock Area Transportation Service, also known as HATS. As a Section 5311 rural public transportation system, HATS provides low-cost, demand response, public...

Community Action: Helping Veterans

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

Homeless Veteran Finds a Home and a New Family

In January 2011, the Ohio State Highway Patrol picked up a man they found walking on State Route 23 just south of South Bloomfield and took him to the Circleville Police Department. Because the man was a homeless veteran, the CPD contacted Joe, Pickaway County...

Homeless Veteran Finds a Home and a Job with Community Action

David, a Navy veteran of the first Gulf War, found himself homeless after losing his job and going through a divorce. The father of two was staying at a homeless shelter in Fremont, Ohio when he turned to WSOS Community Action for help.WSOS is one of six pilot...

Community Action Helps a Struggling Veteran

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