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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

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Free energy efficiency improvements available

The South Central Community Action Program is seeking applicants from Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties for its Weatherization Program. The Weatherization Program reduces energy consumption in low-income households and insures that each client has a safe, operating heat source. Each client receives a furnace inspection and an energy audit. SCCAP uses private contractors to… Continue reading Free energy efficiency improvements available

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Interview Skills Workshop on Nov. 4

We just received this email from My Sister's Closet. Please pass it along to those who might benefit from it. For a flyer in PowerPoint that you can post or distribute, Workshop Flyer Final - Oct 20 10 v2 Dear partner agencies: We are writing to tell you of the exciting upcoming opportunity sponsored by both My… Continue reading Interview Skills Workshop on Nov. 4