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May 2017 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Newsletter - May 2017

Network News

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action has a new look!
Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission is celebrating National Community Action Month by debuting their new logo and unique agency branding to promote the services and programs offered to Knox, Holmes, Coshocton, and Ashland County residents.  A multi-media campaign with newspaper and radio coverage will be offering community education and outreach to the service area – view the Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland website.

Mental health housing opens in Waverly
A new apartment complex in Waverly is providing affordable housing to clients of the Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center.  Hilltop Gardens tenants receive project-based vouchers provided by Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority enable the residents to limit their housing costs to 30 percent of their monthly income.  Services provided to the tenants include case management, independent living activities, goal setting, teaching coping skills and a variety of other services tailored to the needs to the tenants – read more.

Association Updates

2017 OACAA Annual Summer Conference
Early Bird rate ends June 12th!  Don't forget to register for #OHASC17!  While the Early Bird discount and hotel conference rates end June 12th.

OACAA Board of Trustees Meeting
June 16 in Columbus, OH

Success Stories

Helping the community hear
When Ashtabula Speech and Hearing Center abruptly closed in 2014, the community quickly saw the effects of the lack of services available. That's when Ashtabula County Community Action Agency sprang into action in an effort to bring back a much-needed service – read more.

Community Action in Ohio Blog – Latest Postings

The Community Action in Ohio blog shares some of the ways in which Ohio's CAAs have helped people in their community.

Branding in Community Action

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