Nurturing motherhood through challenges

Nurturing motherhood through challenges

No matter how you look at it, parenting is tough. But when you add financial struggles and substance recovery to the challenges of raising three young daughters, it all can become very overwhelming. Meloney, a Mansfield, Ohio native, was struggling to raise her...
Community Action works by looking beyond the present

Community Action works by looking beyond the present

The Community Action Network works to provide comprehensive services for low-income Ohioans to help overcome obstacles, provide opportunities to become self-reliant, and to alleviate poverty in communities. It is because of this mission and approach that our...
Encouragement now, JOBS NOW!

Encouragement now, JOBS NOW!

Mark entered the JOBS NOW! program at Supports to Encourage Low-income Families (SELF) in March of 2015, after being out of the workforce for some time. As a single dad raising a 5-year-old daughter, Mark needed to make a change and find employment that could help him...

Legislative Update

The 130th General Assembly is now on summer break after finishing the biennial budget, presenting us with a good opportunity to review the bills OACAA has followed and those we will continue to follow when the General Assembly returns: HB 3 INSURANCE NAVIGATORS...