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Transportation Survey

Mar 8, 2017

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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Medina Office Open House

Feb 7, 2017

Please Join Us in Celebrating Our New Medina Office on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 4pm – 6pm. Click here for details

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Bridges Out of Poverty Training Coming to Medina County

Feb 7, 2017

Bridges Out of Poverty training coming to Medina County March 16, 2017. Click here for more information.

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

Feb 1, 2017

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

Oct 19, 2016

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

Jul 19, 2016

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

Jul 1, 2016

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

Jun 27, 2016

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

Jun 27, 2016

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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CAW/M Historical Timeline

Jun 27, 2016

1964, Athens, Ohio: “And with your courage and with your compassion and your desire, we will build the Great Society. It is a Society where no child will go unfed, and no youngster will go unschooled.” – President Lyndon B. Johnson. 1964, Ann Arbor, Michigan: “We are going to assemble the best thought and broadest…

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