Communtiy Action Agency of St. Louis County, Inc.

A Community Action Agency
providing low-income people with
emergency and crisis intervention services.

Community Action Partnership
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CAASTLC Communiqúe

CAASTLC publishes a bi-monthly electronic newsletter.  It features staff-written articles with useful information to help you succeed. Here you can find individual articles grouped according to our programs. If you would like to read the very latest, please subscribe to receive our ‘e-newsletter’ by clicking on the link to the left.
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About Our Agency

CAASTLC Begins Strategic Planning Process!, by Doug Eller

Affordable Care

Family Fun, Home, Energy, and Affordable Health Insurance Festival!

The Community Action Agency Affordable Healthcare Kick-off, by Kathi Lucas-Johnson

CAASTLC Takes Major Role With the Affordable Care Act In St. Louis
County and City

Winning the War on Poverty, by James Bellamy

Community Farms and Gardens

CAASTLC Announces Teen Farmer Internship at its Seeds of Hope Farm, by Deidre Kelly

Seeds of Hope Farm Underway, by Gabriel Hahn

Employment Readiness

Avoiding the Student Loan Blues, by Cedric Jackson

Retire or Rewire?, by James Ingram

Job Search Tips for Ex-Offenders, by James Ingram

Finding the Right Job For You, by James Ingram

Government Shutdown Stings Nonprofits, by James Ingram

Energy and Water Conservation and Education

Weatherization Services and Energy Conservation Classes assist County Residents with utility Bills, by Rich Krueger

Eighteen Tips that Reduce Water Use and Cost, by Rich Krueger

Do You Know?, by Rich Krueger

Family Development

Keeping Perspective, by Andre Bradley

Financial Literacy

Match Savings Program Puts Her On the Road to Success, by Janice McKinney-Gage

CAASTLC Financial Literacy in KDHX Nonprofit Spotlight, by CAASTLC Editorial Team

Health and Fitness

What’s Your Fitness Personality Like?, by Cedric Jackson

In a Perfect World, by Cedric Jackson

Tale of Two Summers, by Cedric Jackson

Safety Tips for Kids, by Keith Robinson

Just Around the Corner, by Cedric Jackson

Past Newsletters

CAASTLC Summer Newsletter 2014

CAASTLC Spring Newsletter 2014

CAASTLC Summer Newsletter 2013

CAASTLC Spring Newsletter 2013


A Weatherization Success Story, by James Trout

Can You Name One of the Top 5 Environmental Risks to Public Health?, by James Trout