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 now accepting winter energy assistance program applications
November 15, 2013
The South Central Community Assistance Program (SCCAP) began accepting applications on Nov. 4 for assistance with winter heating and the purchase of bulk fuel. Applications and other program materials are available on the Energy Assistance page at insccap
Get on the Path to Financial Success.
October 15, 2013
Join us Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at SCCAP to learn about basic checking and account maintenance, budgeting and financial goal setting.
SCCAP Brown County office finds new home
October 1, 2013
The Brown County office of the South Central Community Action Program has moved to a new location in the Sycamore Valley Senior Citizens Center, 746 Memorial Drive, in Nashville.
SCCAP open despite federal shutdown
October 1, 2013
The South Central Community Action Program remains open despite the federal government shutdown.
SCCAP Partners with Fifth Third Bank to Bring Financial Assistance to the Community
August 9, 2013
Free financial assistance available on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1-7 pm, Broadview Learning Center, 705 W. Coolidge Drive; and Wednesday, Aug/ 21, 4-8 pm, Bloomington Housing Authority, 1007 N. Summitt Street.
SCCAP nominates David White for national Community Action award
August 8, 2013
White has been nominated for the Jayne Thomas Grassroots Volunteer Recognition Award, established by the Community Action Partnership in 1988. The Award is named after Jayne Thomas, who was an outstanding community action leader with Total Action Against
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.