Brown County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Owen County, Uncategorized, Weatherization

State recommends increased funding for SCCAP to expand its service area for weatherization of homes with stimulus money

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority is recommending that SCCAP receive $1,729,957 in the second round of ARRA Weatherization funding to serve Brown, Monroe and Owen counties. This funding, which still has to be approved by IHCDA's Board of Directors, would allow an expansion of the number of homes and counties that SCCAP weatherizes with these Recovery Act funds.… Continue reading State recommends increased funding for SCCAP to expand its service area for weatherization of homes with stimulus money

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Brown County, Monroe County, Owen County, Section 8 Housing

Section 8 still adding, has given 72 new vouchers since fall

The Section 8 waitlists for Owen and Brown counties were opened Jan.25 and 29, respectively, and all 50 slots were filled in both counties--but Section 8 action is not over yet. Each county is immediately pulling the first 25 applicants from its list based on ranking. Even so, SCCAP Director of Operations Chris Myers said… Continue reading Section 8 still adding, has given 72 new vouchers since fall

Brown County, Energy_Assistance, Monroe County, Morgan County, Owen County

Duke Energy offers Helping Hand Program

Again this year, Duke Energy is offering its Helping Hand Program through SCCAP and other community action agencies to assist elderly and disabled low-income customers. SCCAP will receive $50,700 this winter to assist these Duke Energy customers in our service area. Besides being a Duke Energy customer, clients must meet the state's 150 percent of… Continue reading Duke Energy offers Helping Hand Program

Brown County, Circles Initiative, Energy_Assistance, Head Start, Monroe County, Morgan County, Owen County, Section 8 Housing, Weatherization

Updates from the SCCAP Central Staff meeting

In an effort to keep people who are interested in the South Central Community Action Program updated on the agency's latest news, we've started providing some notes from the Central Staff meeting that's held every other Tuesday. Here are this week's updates: Indiana is the only state in the country that hasn't yet had its… Continue reading Updates from the SCCAP Central Staff meeting

Brown County, Circles Initiative, Energy_Assistance, Head Start, Individual Development Accounts, Monroe County, Morgan County, Owen County, Section 8 Housing, Weatherization

Updates from the Central Staff Meeting

In an effort to keep everyone who's interested up to date on the latest South Central Community Action Program news, here are some notes from this week's Central Staff Meeting: EAP OFF TO A FAST START: As this winter's Energy Assistance Program officially began Monday, SCCAP's staff had already approved 770 Energy Assistance applications that were submitted by mail. The… Continue reading Updates from the Central Staff Meeting