About Us

Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs (LACCA) was founded in 1993 to serve our community in meeting the needs of both young and old in Allen County. After nearly three years of effort by the United Way of Greater Lima, the Black Ministerial Alliance, the City of Lima’s Mayor, and Allen County Commissioners. LACCA was designated as the community action agency for Allen County, Ohio, on February 1, 1994.

Upon opening, LACCA operated two emergency assistance programs, the local Federal Emergency Management Assistance and the Home Energy Assistance Program, with four employees and a budget of $345,000.00. On September 12, 1994, a Micro Enterprise Coordinator was hired and the Allen/Lima Enterprise Assistance Program became the first program created by the new Community Action Agency. In 1995 Head Start became the biggest funded program in the agency serving 422 children.

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Did you know that West Ohio CAP is also active on Social Media? All of our updates are posted to Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and we have our own YouTube Channel!
We also frequently share items of community interest posted by our Facebook Friends!

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Now Hiring

Finance Assistant
Full time position
Accounts payable, accounts receivable and transportation billing.
Back-up payroll clerk and other agency confidential related projects as assigned.
Job duties include, managing vendors, ordering supplies, calculating and completing reports

BA Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
Knowledge of non-profit agency.
Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and access to a privately owned vehicle during scheduled work hours.
Ability to check electronic mail, entering data into program specific software for required reports and internet skills are required.

A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered. Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to:
West Ohio CAP
540 S Central Ave
Lima, Ohio
Attn: Human Resource Coordinator
Email: employment@lacca.org
Click Here To Apply Online

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Community Survey

West Ohio CAP would like your input about the things that are important to our community. West Ohio CAP has developed an online survey to ask the community for input about the types of services that are needed to support low and moderate income families as they work to achieve economic security.

Please take a few minutes to visit our website and completed the survey.

Your input is key to our success!

Click HERE To Take Survey


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