Community Action Helps Senior Citizens

Clara is an 83-year-old senior citizen who was referred to Lima/Allen Council on Community Affairs (LACCA) by Job & Family Services Adult Protective Services Unit because she did not have heat in her home during the coldest period of the winter.LACCA knew that...

Community Action Keeps Families Warm and Safe

The Moisio family explains in their own words how Ashtabula County Community Action changed their lives:For more information about Community Action programs in your area, visit www.oacaa.org. Note, not all Community Action Agencies offer these programs.

Weatherization Leads to Safer Home

Ramona, a single mom from Lorain, Ohio had been living in strife for seven years without any heat in her home. Her nearly 100-year-old home was in desparate need of major repairs, including a new boiler, but the expenses were beyond her meager budget.Ramona looked to...

Weatherization Makes House a Home

Unable to work due to health issues, Debbie and her 12 year old daughter had been living with her father. But when her father kicked them out after an argument Debbie was unsure where her and her daughter would live. She looked into getting an apartment and working...