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Community Needs Assesment

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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Make Connections and Explore More Careers!

Make Connections and Explore More Careers! The Wayne County Career Expo is a wonderful opportunity for the unemployed, underemployed, or anyone simply seeking a career change. Network with area businesses, employers and skilled job seekers from our community. We encourage you to join us in celebrating our region as an exceptional place to live, work…

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Transportation Survey

If you are a parent with children ages 17 and younger, please fill out this survey about how you get your children to medical and health-related appointments. If you are pregnant, please fill out this survey to let us know how you are getting to your medical and health-related appointments. We want to know if…

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WCCF Supports CAW/M’s Getting Ahead Self-Sufficiency Program

In efforts to significantly move the dial on lasting self-sufficiency for families, Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) launched Getting Ahead in Wayne County. Begun this fall, the program received a boost for its own sustainability for 2017 through a $10,000 grant from both the Marjorie B. Newland Memorial Fund and the Florence L. Rice Community Fund…

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Community Action Wayne/Medina Moves Medina Office

Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M), is moving its Medina service office to expanded space at 799 North Court Street, Medina. CAW/M’s public entrance will be next to St. George Church. The office will be closed on moving day, Wednesday, Oct. 26. “The North Court Street site provides a much more inviting environment for families and individuals…

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Help Available to Beat the Heat

Weather reports indicate that temperatures will reach almost 90 degrees in the coming days. Community Action Wayne/ Medina and Ohio Development Services Agency want to remind Ohioans that help is available to stay cool during these hot summer days. Ohioans can contact their local Energy Assistance Provider for resources to cool their homes. A list…

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Celebrating 50 Years of Success

Community Action Wayne/Medina Is Celebrating 50 Years of Success With a Family Fun Event in Wayne and Medina Counties. Please Join Us as we honor our Successful Families.  More information can be found here.

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Community Action Wayne/Medina Observing 50 Years of Service

When Community Action Wayne/Medina opened its doors 50 years ago, the agency was launched at the front end of the anti-poverty movement. Today, CAW/M has grown to a multi-faceted service provider, using a two-generation approach to leadership in family education and self-sufficiency with a budget over $9 million. On August 20, 1964 President Lyndon B.…

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CAW/M Launches Getting Ahead Self-Sufficiency Program

In efforts to significantly move the dial on lasting self-sufficiency for families, Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M) is launching Getting Ahead in Wayne County. Designed to support individuals in emerging from poverty, the Getting Ahead program has been shown to be a game changer as participants identify challenges, learn how to overcome them, establish and then…

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