August 1st through August 7th was National Breastfeeding Week. On August 2, we had our "Baby Shower" for WIC moms-to-be. We invited all pregnant women, dads, and grandmothers who wanted to attend. Our goal was to educate all family members on the tremendous benefits of breastfeeding. Family members along with our WIC [...]
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The Care 24/7 LLC Recruiting Fair is just around the corner! It will be held June 20th from 10am-1pm at the OhioMeansJobs Lawrence County One Stop Center located at 120 North Third Street Ironton, OH. OFFICE LOCATION OUR VALUES Our mission is to measurably improve the well-being [...]
2017-2018 HEAP Household Income Guidelines The following charts display the most recent Federal Income Guidelines for the HEAP and PIPP programs. If you need further information or have any questions, call the Home Energy Assitance Progam office to speak to a representative. Income guidelines are revised annually. The following chart displays income levels by [...]
Stay cool this summer with help from HEAP! The Ironton & Lawrence County Area CAO will be starting the Summer Crisis Program on July 1, 2017. The agency can assist with your cooling cost through a one-time payment to your utility company or may be able to provide an air conditioner/fan. If you [...]
Rural homelessness is often overlooked Rural homelessness is often overlooked in discussions about how to curb homelessness. In dense urban areas where there are shelters, both in terms of homeless shelters and covered areas on the street where homeless can sleep, homelessness is an issue that urban residents see on a daily basis. [...]
Preschool is BIG deal - for your child Getting started with preschool is probably one of the biggest steps for your child. At the same time, as parents, you too have a significant role in preparing them for this entirely new experience. So if your child is prepping for preschool in the next couple [...]
What is a Community Action Organization? A Community Action Organization (CAO) is a nonprofit organization serving a particular geographical territory within the United States. These organizations were established in 1964 by the federal government with the aim of combating poverty at a local level. An agency is designated as a Community Action Organization after [...]