Scam Alert: Why You Should Never Abbreviate 2020

 

It may be a new year, but criminals are up to their old tricks in new ways — and one of them is as simple as changing the year you put on important paperwork.

Officer Justice Visits Frost Head Start Classrooms

A lot goes on at Community Action Agency. It is always that way. We have a lot of boots on the ground in the work we do in our community. When I get an email telling me it's Police Day or Fi...

Hillsdale College Kappa Kappa Gamma Visits Head Start

December 11th, Hillsdale College Kappa Kappa Gamma stopped by the Hillsdale Community Action Agency offices.  It was a snowy day and a welcome visit for the Head Start classrooms. ...

YouthBuild Assistant Shares Her Story of Being YouthBuild Past-Participant

YouthBuild Assistant, Tameka Strouss, Shares Her Story of Being YouthBuild Past-Participant 

Board Chair Shares Experience with Community Action Agency

Jackson District Library Director, Sara Tackett, shares her experience partnering with Community Action Agency and how the programs offered help the entire family move towards self-sufficiency. 

Community Action Agency’s Adopt-a-Family Help Ensure Happy Holidays for Struggling Families

 Jackson, Michigan) – For families struggling to make ends meet, the holidays can be an added source of stress and anxiety. When you are faced with feeding your family, paying for a prescription ...

FREE tax preparation for households that earned less than $55,000

FREE tax preparaton for households that earned less than $55,000 in 2018.Community Action Agency's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will begin scheduling appointments January 22nd. Let C...

High Energy Bills?

You COULD be eligible for some Cost-Saving Weatherization measures.Your home may not be properly insulated.Air leaks could be the cause of your increased home heating and cooling costsStudies show a 1...

Substitute Child Care Aide Trainings to Be Held in Jackson and Hillsdale on January 15th

Trainings will be held in both Jackson and Hillsdale counties.Trainings will be held on January 15th, 2020 at the following times:Jackson – 8:30 AM – 11:30 AMHillsdale – 1:30 PM – 4:30 PMCandidates mu...

CAA Lead Hazard Control Program in Lenawee in Full-Swing

Community Action Agency nets lead granthttps://t.co/kd0V12O0K9— CAA (@CAAJLH) November 13, 2019 Great article sharing information about the Lead Hazard Control Program at Community Action Agency....

Community Action Agency Strategic Plan Announced

Community Action Agency Strategic Plan Announced at Annual All-Staff held at The Centre in Adrian on November 8th. From a Mission Statement Refresh to our Four Focus Areas of Housing, Community Develo...

Bridget Griffith Named CAA's 2019 Peer Award Winner

Bridget Griffith was named the 2019 CAA Peer Award Winner. The award was announced at the CAA All-Staff November 8th, held at The Centre in Adrian. She was nominated by Family Advocate, Ashl...

Community Action Agency Committed to Increasing Trauma-Informed Awareness

​Nice information shared by The Daily Telegram about the organizations working together to spread information about Trauma-Informed practices.

Shriver Center on Poverty Law Helping Change on a Larger Level

 A short look at what the Shriver Center on Povert Law is doing. They share,  "Using litigation and policy advocacy to affect change where it is needed most."  On the forefront of shift...

Are You 18-24 Years old and want to learn a career-ready skilled trade?

Are You 18-24 Years Old and want to learn a career-ready skilled trade?YouthBuild offers industry accepted Pre-Apprenticeship certifications for sought after skilled tradesthat are needed to fill many...

Early Head Start Home Visit

This week,Early Head Start Specialist, Emma Schaff, worked with Josiah and his mother on helping build and improve motor skills through fun games.

An Escape From Poverty

​An escape from poverty TED Talk.

New Poll: Most US adults intend to participate in the 2020 Census, but some demographic groups aren’t sure

 

A new poll came out last week by the Pew Research Center that shows that 98% of Americans are aware of the Census, and 84% definitely or probably will participate.