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June 2019 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

sIN-CAA Newsletter – June 2019


In Partnership with Local Utility, CAPE has Awarded $100,000 in Water-Bill Assistance Since 2017
A partnership among Community Action Program of Evansville (CAPE), Evansville Water and Sewer Utility and HomeServe USA has helped more than 500 applicants maintain their water service –read the article.

Brightpoint Awarded Grant for Our HEALing Kitchen Classes
The $4,500 grant supports a garden-to-kitchen curriculum that builds skills that help participants select, prepare and consume fruits and vegetables.  A class beginning July 16 is open to the public –read the article.

Coordinating Agency Resources Brings One Man More Than In-home Health Care
Daniel Brickler came to Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs in search of help paying for in-home health care. But Area IV saw — and met — many additional needs – read the article – read the article.

NCCAA Honors Staff and Volunteers Awards Hazel Thomas, Community Action Award
Michigan City Area Schools' Food Services program received the award for its many years of partnership with Area IV – read the article.

SIEOC Hosts Inaugural Fundraiser
South Ripley Community Schools Superintendent Rob Moorhead was the featured keynote speaker and spoke on the event's theme, Better Together – read the article.

Gateway to Work Reporting Requirements for HIP Members Begins in July
Indiana's Medicaid recipients — Healthy Indiana Plan members — are required to work at least 20 hours a week or 80 hours a month, or participate in the Gateway to Work program, unless they meet a specific exemption requirement defined by legislation – learn more about Gateway to Work.


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