Poverty in Southeast Iowa Zoom Class

We overviewed poverty data, causes, conditions, stereotypes, helpful and hurtful things, and had a short discussion in small groups. Presentation Slides Discussion Group Questions See the agenda If you participated, please complete the short evaluation here. *This class was not recorded. If you or a group is interested in having this or another presentation done by Community Action please let…

Facebook Giveaway

To enter, comment on the original giveaway post and like our Facebook business page by February 3, 2021. 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/ If you have already liked our business page simply comment on the original giveaway post to be entered. Bundle includes: 2…

Winter Reports

We’ve finished up some data collection and analyzing from our past fiscal year and want to share it with our community. Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2020 Booklet Report Full Slideshow Report Fiscal Year 2020 Client Satisfaction and Needs Survey One Page Highlight Client response page Analyzation Report These, past and other reports can be found on our website report page.…

Apply for Energy Assistance/LIHEAP

You can start an application online here. Or call your local center for a phone appointment. See our webpage on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for details on what you need to submit, income guidelines, and more information.

Fundraiser

We’re selling Rada Cutlery to raise money for our agency public relations committee. Support us by shopping at this link: https://radafundraising.com?rfsn=4674788.5f57a5d before Nov 16, 2020. When ordered before November 16th products should arrive before Christmas if you want to order presents. You may also order at our Central Office through the catalog. Payment is due when ordering. Products include: kitchen utensils,…

New Utility Assistance Program with IFA

The Iowa Finance Authority has a new Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program. This provides eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas and water bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. Payments through the program will be made directly to utility providers and applied to the applicant’s account.The application deadline is November 20, 2020. See their website for more information, income limits, FAQs,…

We Got the Grant!

Head Start applied for and received notice that we were approved for our grant for a new FIVE year cycle! AND we got some great funds to help with revamping locations, acquiring new locations, and modernizing!!! We are VERY excited to be funded for the next five years. Head Start and Early Head Start are programs where children and families…

Zoom Class

Community Action is a leader in anti-poverty efforts across the nation and a worker here locally. Zoom in to learn about Community Action, agency programs, services, local poverty, and resources. This Zoom Class is geared towards those new to Southeast Iowa, new in the social service field, or know little about Community Action. Here is the agenda for the class.…

Public Review and Comment CSBG CARES Supplemental State Plan

August 7 – 19, 2020 is the open comment period for the CSBG CARES Supplemental State Plan. Public Notice Content Summary State Plan Draft As the public notice states: comments may be submitted to dcaa@iowa.gov More information can be found on the Department of Human Right Website. CSBG = Community Services Block Grant CARES = Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic…

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