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Helping People. Changing Lives. Turning hope into reality. Making our service area a better place to live. This is what the Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission achieves for individuals, families, and vulnerable populations. Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission has been your local partner for 52 years. May is National Community Action month and we invite you to learn more about our agency.  Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland provides vital and innovative services to Knox, Holmes, Coshocton, and Ashland counties.  With over 30 satellite offices covering nearly 2,000 square miles, we attempt to provide service to every far reaching corner of our service area.  KHCA serves thousands of individuals and families each year. Specifically, in 2016 we served our communities as follows:

  • 92 homes were weatherized reducing energy usage by an average of 23%.
  • 131 households received energy partnership services improving electrical energy efficiency.
  • 241 community apartment units provided decent, safe, and affordable housing in 6 housing communities.  In addition, 25 single family homes built in Centerburg continue to afford families the American Dream of homeownership. 
  • 2,092 patients received health care at 3 clinics which provide reproductive health care and family planning services.
  • 2,085 patients were served at our state-of-the-art dental clinic in Ashland where a full range of dental services are available including cleanings, x-rays, dental exams, fillings, and most all dental care procedures including pediatric dentistry..
  • 290 children and their families were enrolled in the Head Start program.  These children received kindergarten preparedness pre-school services including education; nutrition; health, dental & vision screenings; and other supportive services.
  • 1,985 senior citizens received services in Coshocton County.  Services include hot meals served at the senior center or delivered to homebound seniors.  Exercise, transportation, health screenings and assessments, prescription assistance, commodities food distribution, and numerous daily socialization activities were also provided.
  • 10,867 applications were processed and approved for the various HEAP programs including Winter Crisis, Summer Crisis, Regular HEAP, and Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) keeping families warm in the winter, vulnerable populations cool in the summer, and affordable heating and cooling options with payment plans. 
  • 664 households avoided homelessness through rental and utility assistance via the various Emergency Services Programs.
  • 36 households avoided homelessness through the Homeless Crisis Response Program.
  • Over 5,500 nights of shelter are typically provided to the homeless each year in our homeless shelters.

 

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