GET TO KNOW - LFCAA
You may be surprised at what you find!
The Social Services Department addresses basic needs issues of Fairfield County individuals and families through LFCAA pantries and a variety of programs.
The goal is to help adults acquire skills for successful outcomes in post-secondary education, training and employment or earn the GED.
We provide comprehensive services to pregnant women and children up to 5 years of age through a variety of early childhood programs.
The Food Pantry is primarily funded by United Way and community donations. Emergency food boxes are available weekdays from 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eligible households may receive food once a month. Customers requesting assistance should bring income verification and Social Security cards for all household members.
Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency is committed to assisting low- and moderate-income individuals and families with their need for safe and affordable housing.
The Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) offers income-qualified homeowners and renters the opportunity to lower residential utility costs by adding weatherization efficiencies. The program helps applicants understand energy audits and provides informational resources to help people make cost-effective, realistic decisions concerning weatherization.
For HWAP eligibility guidelines, click here.
RECYCLING & LITTER PREVENTION
There are many opportunities for recycling right here in Fairfield County. We offer both commercial and residential recycling. With multiple drop off locations including our main recycling center, we actively educate both young and old about ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and to make our cities and towns litter free.
Through a partnership with Mid-Ohio Food Bank and local farmers, LFCAA operates a drive-through Farmers’ Market monthly in the spring and summer. Dates will be announced on the agency Facebook page and through local media.
The agency partners with Charity Newsies, Firefighters Toys for Kids and various churches, businesses and private donors to provide holiday assistance in our community. Individuals interested in Christmas Assistance through Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency need to apply for this program.