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The Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program, or LIHWAP, is a new emergency program administered by the Office of Community Services (OCS) that helps low-income households pay water and sewer bills to maintain access to drinking water and wastewater services. CAPLAW created this online guide to help the network navigate the program and better understand the role that CAAs may play in facilitating the funding.
This step-by-step compliance guide is intended to help the Community Action network navigate the employee vaccination mandates announced by OSHA, Head Start, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). We describe the planning process your CAA should consider as you develop and update your policies to reflect the new requirements.
As organizations across the Community Action network resume operations and services disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak, it is critical to thoughtfully consider issues that are likely to arise and plan carefully to adjust to the new normal. This FAQ attempts to anticipate and address many of the questions on the forefront of CAAs’ planning efforts.
This Sample Attorney Consultant Engagement Letter is an example of the type of agreement a CAA could enter into with outside counsel to obtain assistance on particular legal matters.
CAPLAW's Sample Board Applicant Questionnaire for CAAs with Head Start Programs helps CAAs track the Head Start required qualifications for the governing body, as well as determine a board applicant's relevant experiences for board service.
Use this Head Start Board Checklist to assess your board composition and board responsibilities to ensure compliance with the Head Start Act.