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Apply for Head Start

Online Application for Head Start and Early Head Start Or contact any of the Head Start Locations Parent Update Letters can be found on our main Head Start webpage. Description of Programs Classroom Locations and Facebook links For More Information and Reports

Community Basket Tickets

UPDATE: Tickets are no longer for sale. Thank you to those who supported us and our community! The Public Relations Committee is selling Community Basket Tickets for $2 with the Burlington Bees between now and June 19th. Tickets can be purchased with Amy V at Central Office. For Community Basket Tickets bought the 1st Prize is $5,000 2nd & 3rd…

Housing Survey for Columbus Junction

Columbus Junction residents or those living near there, please send in your input by filling out this survey for the Rural Housing Readiness Assessment Program! English version: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9shmSLKje53ZpFI Spanish version: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8jZdrecASfTMFAW Please share so they can get lots of input from every demographic! These surveys are anonymous so there is no way for any of us to know who answered…

Fundraiser

Our Public Relations Committee is selling 10 inch hanging flower baskets now through April 18, 2022. They are $15 each. Choose from Sword Fern, New Guinea Impatient, or Purslane Portulaca. Cash or check is due at time of order. Make checks payable to Community Action of Southeast Iowa. Orders and payment must be to Central Office by April 18th (2850…

May is Community Action Month!

Celebrate with us. Take a look at our May calendar. Take a virtual tour of our locations: Burlington Locations Eichacker Center in Fort Madison Tolson Center in Mt Pleasant Marie Tallarico Center in Keokuk Read a news story about us from this month: Daily Gate City, Community Action Month shines light on 50 years of service We’ll be sending out…

Hiring Incentives!

Come join our team! We have implemented HIRING INCENTIVES! Full Time $1,000 Part Time $500 New hires will receive 10% of their respective tier incentive upon working 14 days after completion of agency orientation, a second installment of 40% of the incentive amount after 3 months, and a final installment of the remaining 50% of the incentive amount after 6…

Facebook Giveaway

To enter, comment on the original giveaway post AND like our Facebook page by Thursday March 3, 2022. Like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CommunityActionofSoutheastIowa/ Comment on the original post here: https://www.facebook.com/CommunityActionofSoutheastIowa/posts/4859559187469023 One winner will be announced on Facebook and will pick up their prize at any of our Southeast Iowa locations. http://caofseia.org/about-us/locations/ Bundle includes: One tote bag, three ceramic fruit containers,…

Water Assistance

The new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) will provide payments directly to water vendors. Above all, households can receive payment assistance for past-due charges, fees, and taxes for drinking and wastewater services. The water assistance program started in October 2021. It will run until September 30th, 2023, or until there is no money left.  It is vital for families in our communities to have much-needed water…

Shoes for Kids, Lee County

We applied for and received a grant for a new voucher program. The August 2021 Lee County Child Maltreatment Needs Assessment lists concrete support, including clothing, as a protective factor to preventing child abuse (page 23-24). 43.83% of survey respondents report concrete supports as what would be most beneficial to families in Lee County. This was the highest rated response.…

Join Our Team!

Do you want to make a difference in your career life? We have several positions open just waiting for you! We have openings in Burlington, Fort Madison, Keokuk, and Mt Pleasant. Come be an accountant, crew worker, teacher associate, lead teacher, or receptionist. Take a look at some of our great benefits here. Here is a listing of our openings,…

2021-2022 Embrace Iowa

Embrace Iowa applications are currently closed. (updated 3.21.22) In the 2021-2022 Application season, requests fulfilled included payments for: 22 Beds 9 Appliances 5 Rent and Utility 4 Home repairs 3 Medical/pharmacy 3 Car items 2 Eyeglasses 1 Clothing 23 Miscellaneous requests (sewer repairs, window fixes, wheelchair ramps, etc) What is Embrace Iowa? It’s a partnership with Community Action Agencies, Iowa…