Agency Fact Sheet

Name of Organization: Lorain County Community Action Agency

Type of Organization: Private, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, community-based organization

Headquarters: 506 Broadway, P.O. Box 245, Lorain, Ohio 44052-0245

Acronym: LCCAA

Goal: Reduce poverty and help low-income individuals become self-sufficent

Mission Statement: "To serve and empower Lorain County residents in need"

Incorporation Date: 1966

County Served: Lorain

Current Annual Revenue: $11,551,582

Web Address:

Programs Offered:
- Early Childhood Education including Head Start (987 children), Early Head Start (40 children), and USDA Food Service for Child Care
- Educational Services including Computers & Technology, Job Readiness & Skill Development
- Energy Services including Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP/PIPP Plus), and Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP)
- Housing including Emergency Home Repair, Financial literacy training, and Buy Car Program

President & CEO: Jackie Boehnlein

Board of Directors: The 15-member Board of Directors is comprised equally of members of the public sector, private sector and community (low-income) sector.

Board Executive Committee:
Henry Patterson, Board Chair
Vassie Scott, Treasurer
Scott Broadwell, Secretary

Number of Employees: 156

Center Locations

502/506 Broadway Avenue (Administrative Offices), Lorain
Hopkins-Locke Learning Community (Head Start), Lorain
Hamilton Learning Community (Head Start), Elyria
401 Broadway Avenue (Energy Services Program Office), Lorain
Satellite Home Energy Assistance Program Office, Wellington

About Community Action Agencies:

  • Community Action Agencies were established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty
  • Today, there are approximately 1,1000 Community Action Agencies in the United States

Jackie Boehnlein, President & CEO
506 Broadway, P.O. Box 245, Lorain, Ohio 44052
(440) 204-3150 - Office
(440) 245-3085 - Fax