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01-18-2013 14:12:00 PM

When Josh was referred to the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties' Fathers Matter program by the child support offices, he was homeless and living in his van. The program not only helped him become a better father, but improved his life. 

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 January 2013
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OACAA Launches New Website 


New Website The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies will launch our new website on Friday, January 25. The new website will be at the same address, www.oacaa.org, but will have a fresh new look that includes our new logo, provides new information and is more user-friendly.  


Agency Happenings
MYCAP Opens Minority Business Assistance Center 


MYCAP MBAC Grand Opening On January 15, the Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Agency (MYCAP) and Ohio Development Services Agency (formerly the Ohio Department of Development) hosted the grand opening of a new Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) at MYCAP's offices in Youngstown. While there are nine other MBAC's across the state, MYCAP is the first Community Action Agency to manage one.  


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Agency Happenings

Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Agency Turns Historic Children's Home into Modern Supportive Housing 


Rutherford House Ground BreakingOn December 13, Lancaster Fairfield Community Action Agency, along with local, state and federal officials, celebrated the ground breaking of Rutherford House, a supportive housing facility for families with special needs that is located on the campus of LFCAA and the historic site of the Fairfield County Children's Home. 


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Agency Happenings

Grounds for Growth


ACCAA Garden Last year, the Ashtabula County Community Action Agency started an effort to help nurture a healthy, local food initiative by starting a new garden in the front lawn of their offices in Ashtabula. The project, called Grounds for Growth, will provide fresh, healthy food to those needing assistance.



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