Recent News

Wayne County Streetcard- Your Guide to Resources in the Community

May 9, 2019

The Wayne County Streetcard from United Way linked below lists community resources around Wayne County in all categories from Education to Food Assistance to Employment Assistance to Emergency numbers and many more.


Medina Bridges Out of Poverty-June 7th

Apr 22, 2019

The Bridges out of Poverty training will be held on June 7th at the Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital. See the attached flyer for more info.


Community Legal Aid

Mar 13, 2019

We will be hosting free Community Legal Aid clinics the third Wednesday of the month beginning March 20th.  Some sessions will have the topic announced ahead of time. See the flyer below or visit for more details.


Wayne County Public Engagement Workshop

Mar 12, 2019

From the Wayne County Planning Department: Wayne County just completed its second round of interactive public engagement workshops for the Wayne County Comprehensive Plan, Wayne Onward.  In case you were unable attend one of the “Opportunities” workshops we wanted to invite you to participate in the online version of the workshop.  For those of you…


Energy Assistance Programs

Mar 1, 2019

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and the Emergency HEAP programs provide a benefit directly to a customer’s energy bill. The Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus) is an extended payment plan in which customers pay a percentage of their income toward their utility bill each month. The Home Weatherization Assistance Program and…


Lead Abatement Program

Feb 27, 2019

The Ohio Department of Health is offering free testing and lead paint hazard removal services to those who qualify. They are targeting children under 19 and pregnant women who reside in pre-1978 housing.


Doing Business for Good, Doing Good for Business

Feb 15, 2019

Meet Joe DeLoss, Founder of Hot Chicken Takeover Joe’s approach to hiring and managing people “has birthed a healthy retention rate of 70-80%, a crew that takes ownership, responds well to constructive criticism, and makes a great product.” His enterprise is changing lives while building a successful business with a profitable bottom line. See more…


Contractors Wanted

Jun 14, 2018

Community Action Wayne/Medina is seeking contractors interested in work by subcontract under the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and utility weatherization and home repair programs. The specific types of work to be performed are insulation, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and roofing. Interested contractors must show proof of liability insurance, workers compensation coverage, and must own the…


Wooster Transit New Route

Feb 27, 2018

Check out Wooster Transit’s new route with service hours starting on   Monday, February 5!  Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.,    Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Rides are free for anyone enrolled in the City of Wooster’s Transportation Program and who has the new program…


Community Action Wayne/Medina Receives North Canton Medical Foundation Grant to Provide Out-of- County Medical Transportation

Sep 13, 2017

PRESS RELEASE – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 For more information, please call Donna Holmes at 330.264.8677 x 1006. Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the North Canton Medical Foundation (NCMF). The funding will be used to provide free out-of-county medical transportation to those who…