...Children and Families has awarded the $940,000 Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grant to the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc.Infants and toddlers in the new program will caregiving that will be developmentally enriching and promote...

Energy assistance funds now available

...been delayed for nearly four months has been released and should be credited to accounts by this week.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, which distributes the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to local residents, began mailing...

Glitch causes delay in federal energy assistance to some elderly Augustans

...federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funds to those who qualify.In Richmond County, the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority opens the application process to the elderly in November and to the general low-income population in December...

Georgia could see $22 million for early childhood care through grant

...education and care, which could bring Georgia $22 million in funding and $900,000 to Augusta-based CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority.The grant will be used to establish comprehensive child care services benefitting low-income families...

On The Move

KRISTA WILLIAMS MARSHJob title: Executive directorEmploy er: Family Counseling Center of the CSRA Inc.Work experience: She has previously worked in human resources at BaronHR and in purchasing at the CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority Inc.

Funds for home heating assistance depleted for year

...assist low-income residents with home heating costs during winter months have run out for the year.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority depleted its initial funds fulfilling requests from elderly residents, said Patricia Johnson, coordinator...

Low-income, elderly residents can apply for assistance with heating costs

...residents who need help paying to heat their homes this winter can apply for assistance beginning Monday.The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority will begin accepting applications for Richmond County citizens who are 65 years and older. Only 150 applications...

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...

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...