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Oakland Press: Neighborhood Stabilization Program helping to revitalize Pontiac


PONTIAC — Kiesha Jones was all smiles as she showed friends around the new ranch house on Paddock Street in Pontiac she hopes to close on within the next month.

“It’s been a long road.".... Click here to read the full story.


Press Release: Governor declares May 31 as Michigan Community Action Day

Recognizes accomplishments in alleviating economic suffering among low income residents

Pontiac, Mich., May 23, 2012 – Governor Rick Snyder has declared May 31 as Michigan Community Action Day, recognizing the state’s 29 Community Action Agencies that provide programs and services in all 83 counties to support Michigan residents in becoming more economically self-sufficient.

OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, is part of this celebrated team that...

Media Alert: OLHSA to offer services by appointment only starting June 1


OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, will begin offering Welcome Center services on an appointment-only basis starting Friday, June 1, 2012. OLHSA provides services in Oakland and Livingston counties to help the low-income, elderly and those with disabilities become self-sufficient. The services affected by this change include weatherization intakes, utility assistance, MI Bridges applications, Head Start enrollments and other general inquires. This adjustment affects the...

News release - Free food available this June

Pontiac, Mich., May 21, 2012 – OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, will be distributing free food through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in Oakland County during June. All people who are income eligible may receive food by bringing proof of current address, proof of family size and photo I.D.  Local distribution sites and dates are listed...

Oakland Press VIDEO: Yanke 'Spring' piece lengthens artwork to 25 feet of abstract canvas

Pontiac, Mich., May 15, 2012 -- Tim Yanke returned to OLHSA, A Community Aciton Agency, for the second leg in a painting adventure designed to expose 3-5 year old Head Start preschool children to the world of art. See the video here.