Community Action Highlights

HEAD START

  • 441 Children & Families enrolled in Head Start receiving comprehensive family and children services
  • 85 Children in extended care
  • 224 Families who learned and exhibited improved parenting skills
  • 4 Expectant mothers or mothers of birth to 3 year old children in Early Head Start

YOUTH SERVICES

  • 234 Troubled youth received counseling
  • 160 Children received Christmas presents

EMPOWERMENT SERVICES

Housing
  • 1,037 Families received housing counseling
  • 294 Foreclosures prevented through mortgage default counseling
  • 350 Seniors obtained a reverse mortgage enabling them to live in their home
  • 83 Individuals approved as first time home buyers and purchased home
  • 28 Families who purchased homes
Senior Nutrition & Other Assistance
  • 48,000 Senior citizens received meals
  • 150 Families provided with emergency food
  • 11 Families received help in obtaining a car
Micro Enterprise
  • 15 Micro Enterprise Course participants
  • 15 New, emerging or small business owners attended business development workshops

ENERGY SERVICES

  • 6,663 Households provided energy assistance
  • 1,980 MEAP applicants referred for Full Weatherization Services
  • $ 5,150,246 Heat & utility assistance distributed to county residents

ADMINISTRATION

  • 15 Board Members
  • 96 Employees
  • 50 Agency Volunteers
  • 5,684 Agency Volunteer Hours
  • $ 38,436 Cash Donations to Agency
  • $ 946,158 Value of Goods and Services Donated to the Agency