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Community Action Wayne/Medina Announces Rent, Mortgage & Water Assistance for Ohioans Impacted by COVID-19

Oct 29, 2020

(Wooster/Wayne/County, Ohio) –Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) which serves Wayne and Medina Counties, has received a $960,440.00 Home Relief Grant, through the Ohio Office of Community Assistance. The grant purpose is to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections beginning November 2, 2020, with the grant…

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Community Action Wayne/Medina Home Relief Grant

Oct 29, 2020

HOME RELIEF GRANT Community Action Wayne/Medina is offering Emergency Assistance for Homeowners and Renters in Wayne and Medina Counties affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). CAW/M may be able to assist households: Facing eviction or late notice from their landlord; Are homeless or experiencing imminent homelessness; Mortgage delinquency or forbearance unable to pay their mortgage and have…

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CAW/M will hold public meetings about transportation needs and service

Oct 22, 2020

Community Action Wayne/Medina will be holding public meetings about transportation needs and service via Zoom videoconference on: Tuesday, October 13, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, beginning at 6 p.m.  Thursday, October 22, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 26, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Live public viewing of the meeting will be available on…

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Transportation needs survey

Oct 9, 2020

Community Action is conducting a survey regarding transportation needs in Wayne County, and your input is needed and valued!  Please click on https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/citizen2020 to complete the survey . The information gathered from the surveys will be used to update the Locally Coordinated Transportation Plan which is available at Community Action Wayne/Medina and online at www.cawm.org…

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COVID-19: Legal Aid’s response to the public health crisis

May 27, 2020

The health and safety of our clients, advocates, and community are a top priority for us at Community Legal Aid. We are committed to keeping you informed and updated as we continue to respond to the ever-changing landscape surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). This web page will house the most up-to-date information regarding our policies and procedures…

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Contractors Needed:

May 19, 2020

Community Action Wayne/Medina is seeking contractors to perform subcontract work under the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and utility weatherization and home repair programs. Types of contractors needed include: Insulation HVAC Electrical Plumbing Roofing Interested contractors must: Show proof of liability insurance Worker’s compensation coverage Must own their own equipment, including testing equipment Be able…

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Community Needs Assesment

Apr 9, 2020

As a Community Action Agency and Head Start program provider, Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) conducts a community needs assessment in order to identify needs that align with our mission, as well as service gaps. We use this information to decide how to invest agency resources. We welcome your input in the survey through the link…

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Community Action Wayne/Medina COVID-19 Notice

Mar 24, 2020

Due to the public health risks associated with the COVID-19 virus, our offices in Wooster and Medina are closed to the public. As a result, there will be no walk-ins. Please follow the guidelines below for each program. We are available to conduct some business through phone calls, email and/or mail. Phone in hours currently…

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Free Out-of-County Medical Transportation for Wayne County Residents

Mar 6, 2020

Community Action Wayne/Medina Has Funds for Out-of-County Medical Transportation SEE ATTACHED POSTER below (or by clicking READ MORE)  FOR MORE INFO Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) has funds available to provide free out-of-county medical transportation to those who qualify. The funding has been provided by the North Canton Medical Foundation (NCMF) and the Austin-Bailey Health and…

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New Workplace Access Program Begins December 9th

Nov 26, 2019

Do you need a safe and reliable ride to work from anywhere in Wayne County? Don’t want to drive to work in the winter? Want to avoid the expense of owning a car? Rural Mobility Solutions (RMS) may be the solution for you! Click HERE to learn more or visit our RMS/Workplace Access page under…

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