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New Blog Boss in Town

Happy Monday everyone! It is with great excitement that I'd like to announce the SCCAP Blog is back! After a brief hiatus, the employees of South Central Community Action Program will once again be using this platform to update you on the goings on here at our organization and throughout the community. The main employee… Continue reading New Blog Boss in Town

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Watch Fox 59 this afternoon

UPDATE: You can read about SCCAP's new Early Head Start program and watch today's report by Fox 59 by clicking here.   It was broadcast on Fox 59's 4 and 10 p.m. newscasts. -------------------------------- Fox 59 came to the SCCAP office in Bloomington today to put together a report about our new Early Head Start program. That report… Continue reading Watch Fox 59 this afternoon

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SCCAP Head Start accepting applications for fall enrollment

Open enrollment has begun for Monroe County children to participate in Head Start at the South Central Community Action Program for the 2013-14 school year. SCCAP offers 3-1/2 hour classes and 6-hour classes for low income families free of charge, as well as extended day classrooms that are open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading SCCAP Head Start accepting applications for fall enrollment

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Support Circles at FARM dinner

What's an easy and fun way to support people in Bloomington working to get out of poverty? Join us on Tuesday, April 23 at FARM for a 3-course dinner. $19.95 per person with $9.95 of that donated to the Circles Initiative. Yes, it's true that you will have to devour some delicious meatloaf or pasta,… Continue reading Support Circles at FARM dinner

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Sequestration forces cutbacks in Monroe County Head Start services for low-income children and families

Low-income children and families in Monroe County will soon feel the impact of sequestration cutbacks that are forcing the South Central Community Action Program to reduce its Head Start services and workforce. As a result of federal sequestration, SCCAP must cut 5.1 percent from its Head Start budget, which amounts to $152,000. The impact of… Continue reading Sequestration forces cutbacks in Monroe County Head Start services for low-income children and families