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Adult Day/Health Service Center

Blue Ridge Community Action developed the Adult Day/Health Services Center to help older adults maintain individual dignity, self-worth and a productive life.

Affordable Medicine Options for Seniors Program

The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee created the Affordable Medicine Options for Seniors Program to help elderly and disabled residents of Knox County, Tennessee to get assistance they need from Medicare and other prescription drug coverage.

Family Caregiver Support Program

Big Five Community Services sponsors the Family Caregiver Support Program to provide information and services for persons caring for a family member or loved one with a disability or special health care need.

Family Friends

The Social Development Commission established the Family Friends Program that involves older adult volunteers helping homeless families move toward self-sufficiency.

Home Injury Control Program for Older Adults

The Oakland-Livingston Human Service Agency established the Home Injury Control Program for Older Adults to help the elderly and disabled adults avoid preventable injuries by maintaining a comfortable and safe living environment.

HomePLUS Support Services for Independent Living

The Greater Erie Community Action Committee administers the HomePLUS Program to assist public housing residents maintain their quality of life in a safe and affordable independent home setting.

Housing and Community Facility Development

Garrett County Community Action Committee has developed extensive affordable housing ventures, as well as community and commercial facilities, to improve the quality of life for County residents. GCCAC is also supporting small local towns in creating and implementing strategies for revitalizing business districts and neighborhoods.

Housing Development Services

TREHAB established Housing Development Services to offer a continuum of programs that provide affordable, decent, safe and innovative housing for low-moderate income people.

Medication Assistance Program

Community Action of Southeast Iowa has developed the Medication Assistance Program to help persons with chronic health conditions gain access to prescription drugs that they otherwise could not afford.

Prescription Assistance Service/Rx for Oklahoma

Five CAAs in Oklahoma operate the Prescription Assistance Service program to help eligible individuals obtain free or discounted prescription medications directly from the manufacturer.

Telephone Reassurance Program

Springfield Partners for Community Action developed the Telephone Reassurance Program to help seniors and homebound/isolated adults maintain independent living.

Transportation Reaching People

Clackamas County Social Services established the Transportation Reaching People Program serves Clackamas County seniors and people with disabilities who need transportation to medical appointments, personal business, and shopping.

Volunteer Connection

Clackamas County Social Services established the Volunteer Connection Program to help mobilize people of all ages and resources to find creative solutions to community problems.

Brown Bag Program

The Capital Area Food Bank sponsors the Brown Bag Program to supplement the existing food budgets for low-income households through the distribution of nutritious food to community pick-up locations.