Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Community Action Helps People Save Money


Dortha is a single mother of two young children. She has a good job at a local restaurant, but she still struggles to support her family. Sometimes she needs assistance with her utility bills and she couldn’t afford a car.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Community Action Provides Nutrition


Many low-income individuals lack the access or money for fresh, healthy food options. To help combat this problem, the Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Agency (LFCAA) started a Farmer’s Market.  The Farmer’s Market provides low-income people with boxes of fresh produce, including potatoes, carrots, corn, onions, grapes, and more – as well as a loaf of bread and a peach pie.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Community Action Increases Skills

A single father was experiencing financial hardships due to the limited wages he earned at his job and faithfully paying his child support each month for his two small children, whom he shares custody of with his ex-wife. He turned to the Community Action Organization of Delaware, Madison and Union Counties (CAO of DMU) looking for assistance with his utilities. While there, CAO of DMU enrolled him in their Family Development program.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Community Action Prepares Children for the Future

Many Community Action Agencies offer programs for children to ensure they get the education they need to succeed in the future. One example is Trumbull Community Action Program’s (TCAP) math and science lab for Head Start preschoolers.