Community Action Marin is excited to announce a partnership with Homeward Bound of Marin to support job placement in the food services industry. The agencies will work together through existing program models to strengthen the successful Fresh Starts Culinary Academy and Economic Justice SparkPoint services by offering career coaching, financial literacy skill building, as well as […]
Dealing with Rising Gas, Energy, and Water Bills?
With a cold fall and even colder winter in our county, heating costs have been on the rise. So why are costs going up for customers such as renters and homeowners? “We know it’s tough,” says Director of Safety Net Services, Laurel Hill. “Particularly for clients of low income and people on a fixed income, […]
Commercial Driver’s License Training Academy Celebrates its First Graduate
Community Action Marin is offering free training to help people obtain a commercial driver’s license. The program is operated in partnership with Vivalon, a non-profit serving seniors and people with disabilities in Marin. Together, the non-profit partners are providing a first-of-its-kind opportunity for people in Marin County to benefit from bundled services aimed at supporting […]
Building a Road to Careers—Learn More Today!
A new workforce program in Marin has launched! Community Action Marin’s, “A Road to Self-Sufficiency” is a six-month program designed to help participants to overcome barriers as they find their pathway to secure meaningful employment. The program focuses on an individual’s strengths and supports them through job training and wellness support, as well as financial […]
Do You Know the Origins of Head Start?
Head Start and Early Head Start programs are free, federally funded programs designed to promote school readiness for children from families of low-income. Early Head Start serves pregnant women and families with children under age 3. Head Start programs serve children between 3 and 5 years old. These programs are part of what makes Community […]