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Local Head Start program facing federal budget cuts

In today's Herald-Times: http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2013/02/28/schoolnews.head-start-other-preschool-programs-facing-cuts-mccsc-could-lose-560-000.stoFunding for about 1,000 Indiana children in Head Start and Early Head Start could also be cut, according to the White House. Locally, the South Central Community Action Program, which operates local Head Start and Early Head Start programs, has already been operating on 19 percent less than it did last year,… Continue reading Local Head Start program facing federal budget cuts

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Circles Initiative

SCCAP staff getting ready to help other communities start their own Circles Initiative

Okay, it may not look delicious yet, but give it 10 days and it will be.   The South Central Community Action Program's Todd Lare, Linda Patton and Bonnie Vesely made the bread starter for Amish friendship bread last week. They're making the bread -  it takes 10 days to prepare - to get ready for a conference… Continue reading SCCAP staff getting ready to help other communities start their own Circles Initiative

Client Advocacy

Town Hall Meeting on Affordable Housing and Emergency Shelter

The City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Commission had a good turnout last night for its Town Hall Meeting on Affordable Housing and Emergency Shelter, filling most of the seats in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to take input from the public on Affordable Housing and Emergency… Continue reading Town Hall Meeting on Affordable Housing and Emergency Shelter