CAA Visits Capitol Hill

March 26, 2015 - CAA Board Member Lisette Martinez, CAA President/CEO Ms. Gwen L. Robinson and Gwen Larkin (pictured here visiting Senator Sherrod Brown), along with Community Relations Director Mason Gray and Community Services Director Clinton Johnson, are spending time on Capitol Hill this week. The group has been meeting with Senators and members of Congress to educate them on the issues affecting our clients and community.

CAA to Host Careers in Construction Job Fair

March 23, 2015 - The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency (CAA) and the Ohio Valley Construction Education Foundation are teaming up for a job fair this Wednesday, March 25, from Noon-4pm at the Community Action Agency, 1740 Langdon Farm Road.

State of Poverty in Ohio Report 2014

March 17, 2015 - Nearly half of Ohio households are getting by paycheck to paycheck, according to findings of the new State of Poverty in Ohio Report 2014 by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies. The study, released on March 10th, is published to keep legislators and communities informed and allow them to work on developing ways to attack the problem in our state. 

Class in America

March 16, 2015 - NBC's In Plain Sight, a two-year project exploring poverty and inequality in the U.S., wants to know how Americans see their place in the new economic order — and what class means to them now.

Big Top Yard Sale Tables Now Available!

February 26, 2015 - CAA's 8th Annual Big Top Yard Sale & Head Start Enrollment Fair will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2015, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, in the agency's lower level parking lot facing Langdon Farm Road. Tables for selling items are available at $25 each. (Non-refundable) To rent a table, please print and complete the Table Rental Form and return it to CAA Purchasing Manager Gary Frazee, along with payment, by no later than Thursday, June 4 at 5:00 pm. For more information, please call 569-4371.

CAA Puts Youth To Work!

Update (February 3, 2015): We are no longer taking applications.
February 2, 2015 - Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Cincinnati Youth To Work program. CAA in partnership with the City of Cincinnati offers summer jobs to youth, 14 to 18 years of age who meet City residency and household income guidelines. Employment opportunities are provided by CAA, the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio and Easter Seals TriState. Applications must be submitted by March 19, 2015. For more info, go to the City's Job Opportunity page and click on "create an account."  

CAA Offers Free Tax Prep For EITC Recipients

January 22, 2015 - CAA’s Community Services division will once again open it doors as an official Free Tax Preparation Site for individuals who qualified to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in 2014. The program begins on Monday, January 26 and will run until the tax return filing deadline on Wednesday, April 15. Both walk-in and scheduled appointments with certified tax preparation professionals are available. Call 513-569-1840 ext. 1031 for details.