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The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) is the sponsoring agency for CAPCA Head Start Programs (Regional and Migrant & Seasonal). CAPCA has been a leading partner providing community services in the central Arkansas region for many years.


In addition to its dedication to child development, CAPCA provides the following services to the community:

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
~Crisis and Regular Assistance: Provides assistance to households with extremely high utility costs.
Assistance is provided as funds become available.

Outreach
~Provides transportation to purchase food, medicine and health related services
to low income and elderly persons.
~Maintains one outreach worker per county served.

Emergency Aid
~One time assistance in utilities, rent or prescriptions.
~Funded through local donations.

Food Bank
~Guidelines: Based on HHS Poverty Income Guidelines.
~Referrals: From other Service Providers and emergency situations.

Commodities
~Distribution of government surplus food when available.

Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA)
~One-time assistance in utilities and/or rent.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
~Program designed to provide assistance to low-income, elderly and disabled.

Housing
~Weatherization
~Home Rehabilitation

Case Management
~Assists persons in ways to conserve on utility bills, learn to budget their income
and improve their quality of life.

Video Loan Program
~Provides educational materials in the areas of Drug/Alcohol, Health Education,
Nutrition and STD/AIDS on a regular basis to 25 schools.

Annual Projects

Letter Carriers' Food Drive
Christmas Food Boxes
Angel Tree

All donations for these projects are from local business, community organizations and individuals.

Search for over 100 articles about CAPCA in the Log Cabin Democrat.

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CAPCA
1014 Markham Street
P.O. Box 1044
Conway, AR 72033-1044

Phone: (501) 329-3891
Fax: (501) 329-8642

Email: rosemary@cyberback.com


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