CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority receives $10.9 million grant for early childhood education

...in the Augusta area, a move leaders say will ultimately pay off in educational and economic gains.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is getting the grant money from the Department of Health and Human Services to help fund area Head Start...

Augusta workers see benefits of minimum wage increase

...gradually works into the business system."While in recovery, Nicholson receives rent assistance from CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, which helps the homeless afford housing. To save on insurance and gas, Nicholson bought a motorcycle...

CSRA Economic Opporunity accepting applications this week for Energy Assistance Program

Applications for home energy assistance for low-income residents will be accepted this week.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is taking applications for its Energy Assistance Program through Friday. Only 200 applications will be...

Funding delays limit heating assistance to emergency cases only

...be left in the cold this month until more federal funding is available for home heating assistance.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority delayed the application period for its Energy Assistance Program until January. Initially, low-income...

Elderly can apply for home heating assistance next week

As cold weather approaches, the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is preparing to help those in need stay warm.Elderly, low-income residents needing assistance to pay home heating costs can...

Vet article needs clarifying

...massive grant that has made huge inroads in solving the problem of veteran homelessness. In Augusta, the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority holds this grant, and the Augusta Warrior Project provides the outreach and other services.If the writer...

On the move

MARY HARRISONNew job title: Deputy director CSBG DepartmentEmployer: CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority Inc.Work experience: She was previously SHP housing director

CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority to take applications for help with heating bills for elderly

...and Friday.All household members must be 65 or older to qualify for the Energy Assistance Program of the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority. Limited money is available, and applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.Homebound...

Heating aid program accepting more applicants

An additional allocation of federal funds is allowing the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority to accept more applications for its heating assistance program.Beginning Monday. the public can apply to be placed on a waiting...

Agencies see more seeking homeless aid

...triggered the situation to create the problem," said Lynda Suarez, a resource development coordinator for the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority.MacDonald has noticed changes in the demographics of those coming to Interfaith for help.Since 2009...