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
Hello, everyone! After a year of working at the Indiana University School of Education, I've returned to the South Central Community Action Program as its director of communications and development. I had a great experience at IU, but realized that I missed trying every day to help make a difference for local people working to… Continue reading Let’s get this blog rolling!
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
Not that this is much of a surprise, but the number of clients SCCAP has seen in its winter Energy Assistance Program that started on Oct. 5 is up significantly from the same time last year. SCCAP has provided energy assistance benefits to 1,485 households in Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties since Oct. 5. That's an… Continue reading Need for energy assistance is up this year
It's not hard to see that these are difficult times from looking at the throngs of people seeking help with their home heating bills every day at the South Central Community Action Program. In the first two weeks of this winter's Energy Assistance Program, SCCAP has served 1,073 households with heating assistance and 307 households with crisis… Continue reading Need for energy assistance is high