About Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
Last-Modified: 2020-12-14 06:50:59
Area Served: DeWitt County. Community Action is a private, non-profit organization funded with federal, state, and local dollars in order to provide necessary services to the low-income, elderly and disabled in DeWitt County. CA does this through a variety of programs to meet the varying needs of these populations. Low-income clients are assisted through the weatherization, community services, and utility assistance (LIHEAP) programs. Children of low-income families are provided educational and health services through the Head Start program that serves 3- and 4-year-old children throughout their service area. The Foster Grandparent Program provides volunteer opportunities (with a stipend) to seniors aged 60 and older as they assist in the local schools and child care centers throughout central Illinois. It is the mission of Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois to work toward the reduction and eventual elimination of the causes and effects of poverty. When funds are available, emergency rental assistance may be provided for those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Maximum Income Guidelines: 125% of the Federal Poverty Level or below. Documents Needed: Proof of income, Social Security cards for everyone in the household, eviction notice or lease, and proof of a crisis.
Mission Statement: To ensure the causes and conditions of poverty are effectively addressed and to strengthen, promote, represent, and serve the Community Action Network.