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...
Privacy Rights of CAA Clients

Public CAA Boards

Tripartite boards of public Community Action Agencies (CAAs) face unique challenges in overseeing programs funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and other sources. While their relationship with local government provides lines of communication to...
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...
Privacy Rights of CAA Clients

The New Public Charge Rule and its Implications

After a lengthy comment process and the litigation of several preliminary injunctions attempting to block its implementation, the Department of Homeland Security’s new “public charge rule” is currently in effect in all states. With the COVID-19 pandemic and...