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Welcome to the HHWP Community Action Commission’s Website!

We are committed to helping low and moderate income residents of our service area improve their living conditions by creating needed resources, increasing skills, and stimulating the motivation to help people help themselves. We offer a variety of services and projects designed to accomplish these purposes. Some of these services are located in particular counties or areas, and have varying eligibility requirements, so please click on the Program buttons that are of interest to you to learn more. We are always welcome to new ideas, and working with other area agencies, local governments, and private companies in collaborative efforts. The Contact button above will provide general CAC management contact information, and each Program button also has more specific contacts for each program. Our central administrative office is located at 122 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 179, Findlay, OH 45839, and our telephone number is 419-423-3755 or 800-423-4304. If you have any comments about this website, or the CAC activities in general, please contact us!


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We welcome your comments on how well this site meets your needs for finding the information that is important to you. We want to make it as “user friendly” as possible, without overloading the site with information that can be easily obtained by contacting us directly through the links provided. Please send your comments to dsalucci@hhwpcac.com. Thanks for visiting our site!

We have recently completed our triennial Community Needs Assessment. The completed CNA Final report, which covers Hancock, Hardin, Wyandot, and Putnam counties, is available for viewing by clicking here. If you have any questions about this document, please contact Dave Salucci in our office at "dsalucci@hhwpcac.com". 

Our new CFO (Chief Financial Officer) is Julie Alford. If you have any Agency financial questions, she can be reached at  "jalford@hhwpcac.com".

We currently have job openings in our Head Start Program for teachers, assistant and sub teachers, and bus drivers; and we need more HATS van drivers and HWAP home weatherization installers. Please contact Bev Bowen at 419-423-3755 for details, or email "bbowen@hhwpcac.com".

BUDGET ALERT!! The continuation of the Community Services Block Grant is currently being debated in Washington. Those funds provide the "core" funding of Community Action agencies, like ours, all over the country.  Without adequate CSBG funds, many CAA's may be forced to close their doors, and not be able to provide some of the social service programs funded through other streams. Multi-county CAA's are the most cost-effective way to deliver quality services over a regional area, rather than splitting up some services among many other nonprofits. CHECK IT OUT!!

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies (OACAA) has published a newspaper insert to highlight the impact that Community Action agencies have in Ohio. Click here to view that insert and learn about the important services agencies like ours provide to area residents.
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Our Life Skills IDA (Individual Development Account) program is looking for 10 enrollees who want to save for a house, a business, or go back to school. Contact our IDA program at awoodard@hhwpcac.com, or call Ashley at 419-423-3755.

A new Small Business training course will begin in the spring. Designed for prospective or existing business owners of any income (fees based on income). Contact Tom Meyers at tmeyers@hhwpcac.com or 419-423-3755 for more info!

Upcoming CAC Board of Directors meetings at the CAC in Findlay (6:00 PM):  January 28, February 25

The CAC's recent audits and 990's are available for review by clicking on these links: 2012 Audit; 2013 Audit; 2011 Audit; 2012 990; 2010 990; 2011 990; or by contacting Sharon Gerdeman at sgerdeman@hhwpcac.com.

We have a Facebook page! If you have a Facebook profile, click here to see more info on CAC activities!

We recently switched our email addresses to a new format. If you are looking for someone, try this format "(first initial)(last name)@hhwpcac.com".

Job applicants, please check out our Employment Application page to access our employment opportunities, application forms and instructions. 

Head Start Needs Community Volunteers On Policy Council! Head Start Policy Council needs volunteers to represent the community on Policy Council (a board-type group of parents and community members who oversee the Head Start Program from the families’ and community’s perspective).  This group meets monthly from September until May, and as needed during the summer months.  Head Start provides preschool education, health, and social services at no cost/fee to the families, for children 3-5 years old who are from low-income families.  If you would like more information, please call Mindy Dyer, Family Service Manager, 419-423-3755 (or 1-800-423-4304), Ext. 221, mdyer@hhwpcac.com.

Upcoming office holiday closings:  December 24, 25, January 1, 19


Hardin Co. Offices:                                     Wyandot Co. Offices:                                         Putnam Co. Offices:

Community Services: 419-675-0031           Community Services: 419-209-0716                 Community Services: 419-523-5345

Head Start Office: 419-674-4433                Head Start Office: 419-209-0715                      Head Start Office: 419-523-3228

WIC Clinic: 419-675-2000                                                                                                    WIC Clinic: 419-523-5080


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