NEWS

Updates on Services Postponed or Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Head Start Locations: Our Head Start locations operated by Community Action Agency of OKC will be closed indefinitely to children beginning March 30, 2020. Head Start staff will provide to-go meals, including lunch and the next day’s breakfast for Head Start enrolled children. Staff also will provide weekly home-packs of activities. These items can be picked […]

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We provide free tax assistance!

CAA of OKC has provided free tax assistance since 2002 to residents of Oklahoma and Canadian counties. In 2019, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program served 1,465 families with free tax preparation and returned $2,082,339 in federal tax refunds to our clients! CAA of OKC is offering free tax preparation for filing 2019 taxes through […]

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Welcome to our New ED!

 OKLAHOMA CITY — Jessie Thompson has been named the new Executive Director of Community Action Agency of OKC & Oklahoma/Canadian counties beginning Jan. 1, 2020. She is replacing James Sconzo, who had been Executive Director there for more than 30 years. Jessie has been with CAA of OKC for 14 years. She started as Assistant […]

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Open Enrollment for Head Start Classes at All Locations!

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Enroll Your Child in Head Start Today!

Enrollment is open at our Free Head Start and Early Head Start locations!  The free Head Start program provides high-quality early childhood education for children ages 3-5. This program helps students develop self-confidence and strong social skills, and better prepare them for kindergarten. Early Head Start focuses on infants up to age 3. It provides […]

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Winter is coming! Is your house drafty?

Low-income households spend 16% of their income on heating and cooling costs, compared to 3.5% of other households. This leaves less money for medical expenses, groceries, and other necessities. CAA of OKC’s Weatherization program reduces heating and cooling costs, and makes homes healthier, safer, and more comfortable. Weatherization Fast Facts: Weatherization can lead to fewer […]

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A Winning Program

Aminat Olowora is an award-winning track and cross country athlete for Oklahoma City University. She also successfully completed CAA’s Matched Saving Program recently, which helped her fund a new organization. Aminat, a native of Nigeria, not only broke several records at OCU, she also has been named national champion for the 10,000 meter and holds […]

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