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David White Award
Circles® Initiative

SCCAP has nominated David White for national Community Action award.  Read Story


SCCAP is seeking applicants to have their homes weatherized. Learn more about the Weatherization Program

Energy Assistance
Energy Assistance

SCCAP has helped over 3,500 families for winter energy assistance. Learn more about the Energy Assistance Program

Head Start First Day of School
Head Start

SCCAP’s Head Start program begins its 2014 school year on August 4.  Enroll now.

Firefighters visit Head Start
Supporting SCCAP

SCCAP needs individuals & groups who enjoy new experiences and advocating for others in need. Learn more about How to Help

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  • Weatherization
  • Energy Assistance
  • Head Start
  • Firefighters visit Head Start


The South Central Community Action Program (SCCAP) is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Ind. that has served low-income people for more than 50 years. Our mission is to provide opportunities for low-income individuals and families to achieve personal and economic independence.

SCCAP administers Thriving Connections, Growing Opportunities and Head Start in Monroe County, and also operates the Energy Assistance, Weatherization, Health Insurance Enrollment, Individual Development Account and Section 8 programs in Monroe, Morgan, Owen and Brown counties. It serves more than 4,000 families annually, representing more than 9,000 individuals.

All SCCAP services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry or status as a veteran.

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Latest News

Support SCCAP on Giving Tuesday!
November 29, 2016
Receive tax credits and help people served by Growing Opportunities or Thriving Connections

SCCAP will be closed on November 24 and 25, 2016.
November 19, 2016
All offices of the South Central Community Action Program will be closed on the 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Head Start will accept Shop with a Firefighter applications from Oct. 31-Nov. 3
October 26, 2016
All applications must be turned into the SCCAP Head Start office at 1500 W. 15th St. no later than 5:30pm on Nov. 3. No late applications will be accepted.

Growing Opportunities to receive $58,000 grant from Indiana State Department of Agriculture
October 18, 2016
Funds will be used to expand Growing Opportunities impact in 2017-18

SCCAP will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
October 6, 2016
The South Central Community Action Program will be closed all day for agency-wide training. We apologize for an inconvenience this causes.

Insulation project will save low-income households tens of thousands in energy costs
September 26, 2016
Project made possible by partnership between Monroe County Energy Challenge, Vectren, SCCAP and volunteers.

Winter Energy Assistance Program to begin in November
September 22, 2016
Win a $20 gift card at these energy education events: Morgan County, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2-4 p.m. at the Morgan County Administration Building; Brown County, Thursday, Oct. 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Willow Manor Senior Apartments community center; Monroe Count

EnergyBus to promote energy conservation and weatherization
August 15, 2016
The EnergyBus, a former Head Start bus owned by the South Central Community Action Program, is a collaborative project of SCCAP and the Monroe County Energy Challenge (MCEC), a broad coalition of community organizations collaborating to reduce energy use.

Apply Now for Head Start in Monroe County
July 8, 2016
SCCAP taking enrollments for 2016-17 school year at 11 sites in Bloomington, Ellettsville and Stinesville.

SCCAP closed on February 15
February 14, 2016
The South Central Community Action Program will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 because of winter weather and road conditions.