Programs in Preble County
Preble County is one of the six counties that comprise the diverse service area for the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area. In this county, there is specific programming and services that have been developed and implemented to meet local needs. Preble County has a local facility, served by a County Director and staff, with input from a local Advisory Board. Please take this opportunity to learn more about the services we provide in this county. You will see that we care about this community and are truly dedicated to helping people, changing lives.
The Benefit Bank helps to connect low and moderate-income individuals and families with potential public benefits they may be entitled to by removing barriers. The Benefit Bank is a free web-based computer software program that makes applying for many state and federal benefits easier.
Homeless Shelter The shelter provides short-term emergency shelter and supportive services for homeless and transient people.
Donations of functional household items and clothing are accepted. Donations are matched with the customer’s specified needs.
Children throughout Preble County can benefit from the getting on the right track towards success through Community Action Partnership’s Head Start Program.
Ohio V.E.T.S. (Vocation, Education, Training and Services) will assist veterans in obtaining education, training and meaningful employment while providing them and their families with other supportive services to help them attain self-sufficiency. Ohio V.E.T.S. will provide assistance and coordinate services to address emergency needs, housing, health, personal finance, education/training and employment.
Community Action Partnership will gladly enroll eligible households into the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) Plus to help them manage their utility bills and maintain services. HEAP provides once per season assistance to low-income families who are having difficulty paying heat and fuel bills.
Weatherization is a residential energy efficiency program, that reduces energy use by reducing air infiltration and heat loss in homes. . Homeowners and renters may be eligible to receive free services on their home to make it more safe, comfortable and energy efficient.
Community Action Partnership is the managing agent for the Preble County Metropolitan Housing Authority and administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This program assists low-income individuals and families afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market.
Preble County TRAC is an informational resource where Preble County residents can call to obtain information on all transportation resources available in the county.