Budget Counseling
Employment Counseling
Clothing Assistance
Transportation Assistance

Budget Counseling

Budgeting isn’t a dirty word. It’s making money work for you and knowing where it goes.

Family Development Specialists at each center location are available to work with individuals on budget information, preparation, skills, tips, and tracking. They also have printed budgeting materials for your benefit.

They can assist with holistic budgeting and/or food budgeting.

Employment Counseling

Family Development Specialists at each center location try to keep up on local openings and are available to work with individuals on skills, referrals, applications, and resumes. They take a strengths based approach, believing that everyone has skills. Call your local center to set up an appointment and take a look at the resources below.

Clothing Assistance

  • Some locations have Goodwill vouchers to assist those in need.
    • Children may receive a voucher every six months as needed.
    • Adults may request vouchers due to special circumstances.
      • Vouchers are not guaranteed and are provided at the specialist’s discretion.
    • To receive the vouchers an adult must have a photo ID.
    • Vouchers are valid for 14 days and may not be reissued if lost or unused.
  • View the Household Services Section of your county Inter-Agency Directory on our Resource web page for other agencies who also assist in this area.

Transportation Assistance

  • Adults may request vouchers due to special circumstances.
    • Adults must talk with a Family Development Specialist to assess their need. Contact your local center to set up an appointment.
    • Vouchers may be in the form of individual ride passes or a single month pass.
  • Community Action is not set up to provide ongoing bus passes.
  • Bus passes for students are not available.
    • If this is a special need, contact the child’s school for a consultation.
  • Gas vouchers are not available.
  • To obtain a bus pass on your own, contact:
  • For those receiving Medicaid, if an ongoing bus passes is needed, talk with your insurance provider about a bus pass to get to appointments.