Head Start is a national early childhood development program that was initiated by the federal government in 1965. Head Start programs provide comprehensive child development for children birth to 5 years old depending upon the program option available. (Early Head Start serves children birth-3 years old; Head Start serves children 3-5 years old.)The purposes of the Head Start program are to enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development; to support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and to help families move toward self-sufficiency.... Click Here to read more
The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services is a cabinet-level agency within state government and acts as the lead entity for programs serving older West Virginians. The Bureau along with Metro Area Agency on Aging administers funding to Coalfield Community Action Partnership, Inc. to provide services to our senior citizens in Mingo County. Coalfield Community Action Partnership Inc. takes great pride in our senior services because we are assisting one of our county’s most valuable resources, our senior citizens... Click Here to read more
The Supportive Services for Veteran’s Families (SSVF) grant provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families. The services are for Veteran families who are 1) residing in permanent housing, 2) homeless and scheduled to become residents of permanent housing within a specific time period, or 3) exiting permanent housing within a specific time period and seeking other housing that is responsive to their needs. The funding is provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.... Click Here to read more
Energy Express is a summer program that focuses on literacy activities for program participants. Enrollees are involved in a variety of activities that include reading, arts, crafts, etc. Participants also receive take home books for their own personal use. Mentors work with a small group of children to make reading meaningful in their lives by creating an enriching environment. Community coordinators connect parents and community members to the site. Click Here to read more
The West Virginia Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) manages the state’s low-income Weatherization assistance program. OEO contracts statewide with 12 local community action agencies that employ trained weatherization crews to install in low-income homes energy efficiency and conservation measures prescribed by energy audits and diagnostic testing.... Click Here to read more
Coalfield Community Action Partnership, Inc. is the recipient of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) in Mingo County. The West Virginia Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) administers this grant. Being a recipient of CSBG is what designates an agency as a community action agency.