CAA OF CC NEWS 

Free Fares Offered for Public Rides from CARTS

Lisbon, Ohio - As leaders across the county are working to ensure that residents are practicing physical distancing, they are also trying to balance a difficult task: ensuring that transportation options remain open for those who need them while safeguarding...

Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus)

Due to the State of Emergency declared by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to protect the well-being of Ohioans from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been...

Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program

Our agency is utilizing some of our small business revolving loan funds for emergency loans for non-essential small businesses that continue to incur expenses.  The funds will not be able to be used to provide for wages or benefits.  CAA has been administering small...

COVID-19 Update: Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Extended to May 1st

Due to the State of Emergency declared by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to protect the well-being of Ohioans from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been...

CARTS reducing schedule beginning March 23; Additional cleaning, hygiene measures underway

Lisbon –The Community Action Rural Transit System (CARTS), including Make the Connection, is operating with caution to prevent the spread of germs, the novel coronavirus, and to protect the safety of its passengers and employees.  Our passengers can rest assured that...

COVID-19 Update: CAA Healthier Food Pantry Adjustment to Services

To protect the health and well-being of our community and staff, the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Healthier Community Food Pantry has adjusted its system of providing food for those in need.  Until further notice, pantry staff will have bags of food...

COVID-19 Update: Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Due to the State of Emergency declared by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to protect the well-being of Ohioans from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been...

Temporary Changes Due to Covid-19 by Department

TRANSPORTATION

As of March 23rd until further notice…

  • CARTS Public fares will be Free until further notice.
  • Service will end at 6:00 pm county wide Monday through Friday.
  • The Make the Connection Shuttle will only run from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, with a final pick up at Walmart at 3:45 pm.
  • The Make the Connection Shuttle will not be operating on Saturdays.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Columbiana County Healthier Community Food Pantry will have bags of food already prepared for distribution.
  • All interviews and appintments for HEAP, PIPP, etc. will be done by telephone.
  • The Winter Crisis Program will be extended until May 1st

HEAD START

  • Classrooms are closed. Staff is staying connected with parents.

HEALTH &  DENTAL

  • All patient and visitor tempertaures are taken. (Only one visitor per patient permitted)
  • Walk-in appoinmtnts are not being accepted.
  • Only completing emergency dental services and exctractions