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Insulation & Weatherization in action

Insulation & Weatherization

Learn what improvements the GLCAP Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) can provide you.

Utility Bill Assistance in action

Utility Bill Assistance

Emergency summer and winter utility help and other assistance for managing utility costs.

Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) in action

Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP)

We provide solutions for small communities for a variety of needs in a seven-state region, learn more today.

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Great Lakes Community Action Partnership has been serving the northwest Ohio area for more than 50 years. We began in 1965 as WSOS Community Action Commission following the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, which helped create hundreds of community action agencies throughout the United States. Our letters stood for the core counties we served — Wood, Sandusky, Ottawa, and Seneca. Since then, we have progressively expanded the scope of our services, adding other counties, states and even countries to our service area.

 

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Head Start makes healthy eating a family affair

You are born with about 10,000 taste buds. Your tastes change as you age. As you grow older, you may begin enjoying foods that you once didn’t like. Sweets might not taste as good to you as they did when you were a kid. You might begin eating—and even preferring—salty, spicy and bitter foods. Coffee may taste good. Brussels sprouts too. But a lot of our flavor preferences are also rooted in our early experiences with food. As adults, we gravitate towards the foods we ate when we were children.


GLCAP Housing & Energy director testifies before House subcommittee on weatherization's impact

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership Housing & Energy Director Terry Jacobs appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee at a Feb. 13 hearing regarding the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and its impact on communities. GLCAP was invited to the hearing by U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), who serves as chairperson of the subcommittee.