The Community Action Commission of Belmont County is a private organization, which was established in May 1965 as a result of President Lyndon Johnson’s "War on Poverty." For over 40 years, Community Action Commission has focused its’ effort on helping low-income residents overcome poverty, its’ causes, and consequences. Each day brings challenges in areas such as employment, housing, education, health, nutrition, transportation, childcare, and income management.
The Community Action Commission of Belmont County administers many federal, state and locally funded programs, targeted at alleviating the conditions of poverty in our county. Through the dedication and hard work of the staff members, volunteers and partnering agencies, the Agency strives to aid individuals and families in achieving the quality of life they desire.
Gary F. Obloy, Executive Director
Foreclosure Counseling - conducted on a one-on-one format with steps to avoid foreclosure. Find out about this and more in our community & housing development programs section.
HEAP Summer Crisis
HEAP Summer Crisis begins Wednesday, July 1 and runs through August.
Assistance available to qualified households 60 years or those whose health is compromised by the heat.
Call 695-2405 for more info.
OHIO SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
The Community Action Commission of Belmont County announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children.
Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under or persons over 18 who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled.
The program will begin June 8, 2009 and will end on August 14, 2009. Read More Here >>
The mission of the Community Action Commission of Belmont County is to fight the causes of poverty and to ease the suffering caused by poverty.