908 Seavers Way P.O. Box 2500 Sandusky, Ohio 44870

419-626-4320

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves. ~Lyndon B. Johnson~

Fighting Poverty Together.

 

Changing Lives in Our Community 

Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties, Inc., in Sandusky, Ohio, believes that fighting poverty in America starts with implementing community service projects. For us, this is the true embodiment of a cooperative society at work. Lead by our CEO Janice W. Warner, CCAP, we formally welcome you to our website!

The Promise of Community Action
"Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other."

Humble Beginnings 
Community Action Agencies began in 1964. Our nonprofit organization became a recognized entity after the enactment of the Economic Opportunity Act legislation, following President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the "War on Poverty." We were established as Erie-Huron Counties Community Action Commission, Inc. We changed our name to Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties, Inc. (CACEHR), on January 1, 2012, after the agency expanded into Richland counties. 

Mission Statement 

To promote self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of those in need.

Vision Statement 

CACEHR is a leading agency embracing a diverse community with outstanding arms uplifting individuals to their highest potential by empowering all to a more successful life in an ever changing world. 

CORE VALUES

Accountability Ensures that what is done is best for the organizations; staff ensures they are doing what is expected and required; they meet standards.      
Integrity  Trustworthy; truthful; doing what is right when no one is looking.
Listening The person receiving the message holds judgment and focuses on understanding what is being communicated.
Loyalty  CACEHR comes first; staff does what it takes to get the job done including going the extra mile; there is a unified front.
Team Work Focus in on ''we'' and ''our''; there is no ''I'' in team; team members respect and can count on each other.
Humble Beginnings 
Community Action Agencies began in 1964. Our non-profit organization became a recognized entity after the enactment of the Economic Opportunity Act legislation, following President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the "War on Poverty." We were established as Erie-Huron Counties Community Action Commission, Inc. We changed our name to Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron & Richland Counties, Inc. (CACEHR) on January 1, 2012 after the agency expanded into Richland counties.

Committed to Serve
As a certified member of the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies™, we are committed to eliminating poverty and promoting self-sufficiency. We offer a head-start today by implementing various programs for individuals and families in Erie, Huron, and Richland counties. We are governed by an 18 member Board of Directors that equally represents public, private, and clientele sectors of all three counties.