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Home Heating Savings Account Program Available for Centre, Clearfield Counties

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 by Gant Team in Business News, Local News

Thanks to a generous contribution from CBT Bank, a division of Riverview Bank, Central Pennsylvania Community Action Inc., will again be offering the Home Heating Savings Account Program (HHSA) this year to qualified residents in Centre and Clearfield counties.

The HHSA is a dollar-for-dollar match of the saver’s account that will be used to pay heating expenses.

Budget Buddies Program offers financial education to low-to-moderate income community

Photo L-R: Natalia Dominguez Buckley, Susan Hawthorne, Bonnie Boop, Robin Knepp, Christina Spicer, Douglas Funk, Ternie Dlugoenski, Melanie Eger, Daniel Morrow.

jbenamati Aug 14, 2018 (The Progress)

Central Pennsylvania Community Action, Inc. is launching a new program called “Budget Buddies” that will offer the opportunity to provide financial education to low-to-moderate income individuals and families who wants to have the tools to achieve their financial goals. The program, is set to begin in September in partnership with Santander Bank, thanks to a $10,000 grant Santander Bank awarded to CPCA.

Grand Re-Opening of the CPCA Community Closet, Houtzdale

Join us on Friday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. for the Grand Re-opening of the CPCA Community Closet located at 40 Terrace Drive, Houtzdale.

Normal store hours will be:

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Donations are being accepted by appointment only by calling (814) 378-5120.

CPCA Accepting Applications for Housing Assistance Program

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Gant Team in Local News

CLEARFIELD – Central Pennsylvania Community Action is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for rental, utility and mortgage assistance through the 2018-19 Housing Assistance Program [HAP].

This program, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, through Clearfield County, serves to assist qualified applicants who are having difficulty making monthly rent payments, utility payments or mortgage payments.

Leonard Court Residents Complete Chronic Pain Management Class

Leonard Court Residents Complete Chronic Pain Management Class
Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 by admin in Health News, Local News, News

Pictured are: Front Row, Geraldine Hamilton, Odessa Vitarelli and Darlene Fannin
Back Row, Leonard Court Director, Sheila Williams, Facilitators Alice Pollock & Lucy and Julie Fenton
Missing from photo: Betty Harter (Provided Photo).

Central Pennsylvania Community Action receives farm bureau donations

Central Pennsylvania Community Action receives farm bureau donations

jbenamati May 2, 2018 (The Progress)

Clearfield County Farm Bureau presented food donations and cash donations to Central Pennsylvania Community Action this week to benefit CPCA’s local food pantries. Pictured above are Ralph McClarren presenting Deanna Graham with the donations.

Clearfield County Farm Bureau presented food donations and cash donations to Central Pennsylvania Community Action this week to benefit CPCA’s local food pantries.

May is Community Action Month

May is Community Action Month
Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2017 by Gant Team in Local News

On Aug. 20, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, which created a variety of programs, including Community Action agencies, as part of his War on Poverty.

“He knew then as we know now that the war against poverty must be won in the field, in every private home [and] in every public office, from the courthouse to the White House,” said Susan Hawthorne, executive director of Central Pennsylvania Community Action.

Home Heating Savings Account Program offered

Home Heating Savings Account Program offered

jbenamati Sep 8, 2017 (The Progress)

Home Heating Savings Account Program offered

Pictured with a donation from CBT Bank for the Home Heating Savings Account program, from left, are Kathy Jacobson, Assistant Vice President/Community Office Manager CBT Bank; Susan Hawthorne, Executive Director, Central PA Community Action, Inc; and Bonnie Boop, Family Services Case Manager, CPCA.

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