The South Central Community Action Program (SCCAP) is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Ind. that has served low-income people for 48 years. Our mission is to provide opportunities for low-income citizens to move toward personal and economic independence.
SCCAP administers the Circles Initiative and Head Start programs in Monroe County, and also operates the Energy Assistance, Weatherization, Individual Development Account and Section 8 programs in Monroe, Morgan, Owen and Brown counties. It serves more than 5,000 families annually, representing more than 13,000 individuals.
SCCAP seeking Weatherization contractors
April 16, 2013
The South Central Community Action Program will hold a contractors meeting on Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the SCCAP office.
Join us at FARM to benefit the Circles Initiative.
April 5, 2013
FARM will host a dinner at 6:30 p.m. on April 23 to benefit local citizens working to escape poverty through the Circles Initiative.
Sequestration forces Head Start cuts
April 3, 2013
Low-income children and families in Monroe County will soon feel the impact of sequestration cutbacks that are forcing the South Central Community Action Program to reduce its Head Start services and workforce.
Appointments available for free tax return preparation
February 27, 2013
This is a great time to have your tax returns prepared. After an initial rush at the start of the 2013 Free Community Tax Service, we now have appointments available. Call 812-339-3447, ext. 233.
National Community Action Foundation Sequestration Update
February 26, 2013
On March 1, sequestration will slash funding to domestic programs such as CSBG, Head Start and Energy Assistance.
Free energy efficiency improvements available for low-income households in Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties
February 19, 2013
Waiting list is currently short for program which can save over $400 a year in utility costs.
Moving Out of Poverty from Judge Hill's Perspective
September 5, 2012
The following column was written by Judge Francie Hill after she and other judges visited a weekly meeting of South Central Community Action Program’s anti-poverty group, the Monroe County Circles® Initiative.