Mission: The mission of mahube community action council, inc. Is to work for the success of the people we serve by helping them gain the knowledge to live, work, and govern themselves.
Programs: Low income energy assistance:provided primary heating funds to 17,994 individuals living in 7,374 households. Provided 3,518 households with emergency and crisis payments. Provided heating system repairs to 233 households.
head start:provided comprehensive early childhood education and health services to 481 children ages birth to 5 years living in 455 households. Provided immunizations, health services, and dental exams to 481 children. Offered 426 parents social services support to improve their education and obtain and retain jobs. Provided training on literacy, financial management and budgeting, and parenting skills. Provided head start child care to 149 children to assist parents work or attend school. Provided training to 288 fathers to support their role as a father.
weatherization assistance:provided energy conservation measures through home weatherization to 233 homes which resulted in a decrease of their energy costs by an average of 20%; 165 of those homes were inhabited by disabled or senior citizens. 53% of the homes weatherized were considered high energy usage homes. Used $156,251 from local utility companies for conservation improvement programs (cip). These funds were combined with weatherization funds to maximize benefits to families and homes.
senior programs - 22 retired senior volunteers donated 6720 volunteer hours to complete federal tax returns for 4624 low income and elderly clients; 2726 property tax refunds or rental rebates were completed; senior citizen chore and home maintenance provided 2427 services to 227 elderly clients; 5 volunteers assisted 272 elderly clients sign up for medicare part d and health insurance; the catholic health work camp completed 50 community projects with 200 youth and 60 adult volunteers. Child care aware - 72 safe and affordable child care slots were created in region 2 and 5; 26 friends, family and neighbor caregivers received training and home visits; 518 child care provider enrolled in parent aware training in an effort to receive a 4-star rating to become a high quality child care provider; 5 families received crisis care services and were referred to 42 different community organizations for assistance; 44 caregivers raising 70 related children participated in monthly support groups in 5 locations. Family development - provided emergency of food suport or food vouchers to 8546 individuals; 578 households received rent or mortgage assistance; 48 households received monthly rental vouchers; 492 households received supportive services to maintain their housing; 12 households received supportive services at the west river townhomes; 875 individuals received child passenger seat safety training with 164 car seats being distributed. Family health- 1482 individuals received health care education; 526 individuals signed up for mn care, medical assistance, or other health care program.