Clinton County Community Action’s statistical impact for 2018
The agency manages four senior housing projects – Blanchester Senior Villas, located on Madalyn Loftin Drive in Blanchester; Clinton Commons I, located on Commons Lane in Wilmington, Clinton Commons II, located on Jeanie Wilson Way, located in Wilmington and Community Commons on Community Drive, also located in Wilmington. In addition the agency manages two family housing projects – Clinton Glen, located off of Thorne Avenue and Wilmington Apartments located on Howard Street, both complexes are in Wilmington. The properties combined consist of 262 apartments. In 2018 housing was provided to 455 individuals. The complexes are Tax Credit funded which is housing for individuals who make too much for subsidized housing but not enough for market rate housing.
* The food pantry served 1,474 boxes, assisting 2,626 individuals with food valuing $110,550.
* 54 gas cards were distributed to assist clients with medical transportation for appointments outside of Clinton County.
* The Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) weatherized 69 dwellings with an average value of over $7,261 materials installed.
* The Home Delivered Meals program delivered 25,881 meals across Clinton County, while 6,796 meals were served to senior participants in the Congregate Meals program. In addition 4,320 Passport meals were delivered.
* 6,609 rides were provided to seniors for a variety of needs such as medical appointments and grocery shopping.
* Other senior assistance programs include: 40 households received monthly food boxes providing food assistance to 50 individuals, 1,013 hours of wellness activities provided to senior participants, and 314 seniors were assisted with Supportive Services such as Medicare Part D/Medicaid applications and assisting with bill payments.
* Cleaning services were provided through the Homemaking Program to 180 different clients on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
* Head Start provided high quality preschool to 118 children, including 18 children with disabilities (identified by the school district). 97 of the 118 children were eligible because their family income fell below 100% of the Federal poverty guidelines. 11 children were identified as homeless, four were in foster care and three were children who were living with someone other than their parents and the family was over-income (Kinship Care). 34 children were enrolled in our 7.25 hour/4 days a week program, 68 children were enrolled in our 3.5 hour/4 days a week program attending either the morning or afternoon session.
* 4,688 applications were completed to assist families with their heating and cooling bills through the home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP), Winter Crisis Program (WCP), and Summer Crisis Program (SCP).
* At the end of 2018 the CARS Program had 12 current loans for a total amount of $77,565.66 with an outstanding balance of $49,178.81. During 2018 eight individuals were able to pay off their vehicle and obtain the title.