LIHWAP and Community Action

LIHWAP and Community Action

In this webinar, the federal Office of Community Services (OCS), CAPLAW, and the National Community Action Partnership discuss the critical role that the Community Action network can play in facilitating the Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). With over...
LIHWAP Primer for CAAs

LIHWAP Primer for CAAs

LIHWAP: A Primer for the Community Action Network Overview Structure + Administration LIHEAP Comparison Vendor Agreements Client Eligibility Renter Benefits + Emergency Assistance Use of Funds Administrative Costs CSBG Supports for LIHWAP Calculation of Benefits +...
Privacy Rights of CAA Clients

Privacy Rights of CAA Clients

A community action agency (CAA) cannot serve its clients without gathering important details about them. Information provided by clients forms the basis for key decisions about program eligibility and the provision of services, and allows the agency to communicate...
COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Templates

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Templates

CAPLAW has drafted the following template policies to assist CAAs in planning their approaches to vaccines in the workplace while maintaining compliance with applicable federal mandates issued by Head Start and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)....
Privacy Rights of CAA Clients

CSBG Eligibility

The federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds local Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to carry out a variety of activities designed to reduce poverty, revitalize low-income communities, and empower low-income families and individuals to become...