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PRESS RELEASE: OLHSA provides Pontiac residents with tools to improve job security and satisfaction

Pontiac, Mich., September 28, 2015 – OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, is currently offering services to help local residents overcome employment barriers and see career success. The increase in available services is made possible by grant funding and OLHSA’s official designation as Community Ventures service provider for Pontiac via the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).


THE OAKLAND PRESS: OLHSA recognizes Grandparents Raising Grandchildren as part of Kinship Care Month

By Dave Phillips, The Oakland Press

Posted: 09/22/15, 4:34 PM   

A state representative was on hand this month for a celebration for grandparents raising grandchildren organized by the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) as part of Kinship Care Month.

As part of the celebration, State Rep. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, visited OLHSA, which offers a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. Kesto learned more about the...

PRESS RELEASE: Grandparents raising grandchildren the focus of celebration

Pontiac, Mich., September 22, 2015 – As part of Kinship Care Month, which was recently recognized in September by the State of Michigan, OLHSA, a Community Action Agency, celebrated its Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) program participants with tributes from state representatives and a celebration.

Representative Klint Kesto, representing the 39th district of Michigan, visited the OLHSA office to learn more...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: Enrollment, availability in proven early childhood programs increasing

By John Turk, The Oakland Press

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Enrollment numbers have shown that interest in state-funded preschool programs continues to grow in Oakland County, which filled more than 99 percent of its classrooms last year, education officials said.

And Joan Firestone, director of Early Childhood programs at Oakland Schools, said she expects the same this year, due to more slots available for the free programs and a marketing push that began last year...

PRESS RELEASE: OLHSA clients complete Getting Ahead course


OLHSA clients complete Getting Ahead course
Creating an understanding of poverty and manifesting life improvements

Howell, Mich., August 25, 2015 - OLHSA, a Community Action Agency, recently held a celebration ceremony for four participants who completed a 20-session course, spanning over 16 weeks, based on the book “Getting Ahead in a Just-...