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The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CINCINNATI- The City of Cincinnati is proud to announce a new partnership with the Community Action Agency (CAA) intended to assist households who have fallen behind on rent and utility bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Action Agency’s Home Relief Fund is now available to assist families with bills ranging from rent, mortgage, and utilities including water, sewage, stormwater, and trash.

The Community Action Agency, in partnership with WinMed Health Services and the Ohio National Guard armed 484 individuals with COVID-19 vaccines this week at the CAA headquarters.

Cincinnati, Ohio (January 2, 2021) – bi3, Bethesda Inc.’s grantmaking initiative, has awarded $50,000 to Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency for technology and capacity-building upgrades.

CAA has announced that there are funds available to assist Ohioans impacted by COVID-19 with rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections beginning November 2, 2020.

Center for Disease Control Issues Eviction Moratorium to Protect Public Health

[Cincinnati, Ohio] August 21, 2020– Community Action Agency, Cincinnati │ Hamilton County, is pleased to announce a charitable contribution of $21,500 from AT&T to help with support and recovery for families impacted by COVID-19.

July 1st Begins Summer Crisis Program

The Summer Crisis Program assists low-income households with an older household member (60 years or older), that can provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member's health, have been diagnosed with COVID-19, have a disconnect notice, have been shut off, are trying to establish new service on their electric bill, or require air conditioning. Conditions can include such things as lung disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or asthma.

2020 marks the 56th year since the Community Action Agency was established to help families in the Cincinnati Hamilton County area overcome obstacles to poverty. In recognition of May being Community Action Month, CAA will be hosting a donation drive starting Friday, May 1 from 8-11 a.m. for Head Start families in need during this time.

Dear Community Partner:

CAA has made the difficult decision to temporarily close to help “flatten the curve” and reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, this does not mean we are not continuing to serve our clients.

On March 17th, Hamilton County voters will have an opportunity to vote for Issue 7, which will provide much-needed improvements to our bus system. These improvements include additional bus routes, more frequent buses, and longer service hours throughout the county.

We encourage you to vote in favor of Issue 7 on March 17th so that residents have access to reliable and affordable transportation to jobs, medical services and other opportunities.

Verizon has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Community Action Agency to provide digital literacy, STEM education, and technology-related workforce development opportunities in under-resourced communities.

Your Community Action Agency is offering FREE tax prep services for qualifying households from January 28 through April 15, 2020.

Freestore Foodbank and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Collaborate to Provide Food for Better Health

CAA is helping households with their winter energy bills now through the end of March.

The Community Action Agency’s Head Start program will be postponing the start date for the first day of school to mid-September for four locations.

We are hiring, Join our Team!

Community Action Agency hosts community event to talk about agency mission!

Why you should thank a teacher this week, and always.

The City of Cincinnati Department of Buildings and the Cincinnati Law Department are offering
Tenant Training Programs. This FREE training was created to provide critical information regarding
tenant rights and responsibilities to those who may rent or are currently renting property in the
City of Cincinnati.