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SCCAP will not take Section 8 applications Thursday

The South Central Community Action Program filled the 70 slots it had available to add households to its Monroe County Section 8 wait list Wednesday morning. As a result, SCCAP will not take additional applications for the wait list for housing subsidy vouchers from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, as previously scheduled.

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Monroe County, Section 8 Housing

Applicants stay all night to get on Section 8 wait list

People hoping to get added to SCCAP's Monroe County Section 8 wait list started lining up Tuesday evening to make sure they were near the front of the line when we started taking applications Wednesday morning. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, there were¬†about a dozen people already in line in the parking lot in front of… Continue reading Applicants stay all night to get on Section 8 wait list

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Section 8 wait list opens in Monroe County tomorrow

The South Central Community Action Program in Monroe County will open 70 new slots on its Section 8 housing voucher wait list tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. Applications will be taken at the Bloomington office, 1500 W. 15th St., from 8 a.m. to noon. SCCAP will stop taking voucher applications when the wait list is… Continue reading Section 8 wait list opens in Monroe County tomorrow

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Reclaiming the Commons conservation forum

Here's some information that we received and are passing along about an upcoming public forum in Bloomington on conservation and sustainability: They hang the man and flog the woman That steal the goose from off the common But let the greater villain loose That steals the common from the goose. --Folk poem, circa 1764 Reclaiming… Continue reading Reclaiming the Commons conservation forum

Circles Initiative

Parker contributes to Circles Initiative

Genese Parker describes the opportunity to work with the Circles Initiative as "perfect timing." Parker started at the SCCAP in July, and she is currently working as the AmeriCorps service member volunteer coordinator for Circles, which aims to help people out of poverty by pairing them with a community of support resources. She said she… Continue reading Parker contributes to Circles Initiative