Mission:  Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. strives to empower individuals and families through opportunities and support to achieve self-sufficiency.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 11/1/2018 – Start of HEAP Winter Crisis
Call today to schedule your appointment
[Required Documents Checklist]

Tuesday, 11/27/2018 – #GivingTuesday

Thursday, 11/29/2018 – Rocky Fork Lake Mobile Food Pantry
**Note: this is a week later than usual because of Thanksgiving**

News Updates

Head Start & Early Head Start 2017-2018 Annual Report to Public

Community Christmas Program 2018 – Applications Available

Early Head Start Visits Mighty Museum

Emergency Services

  • Emergency utilities payments, financial capabilities training, and help filing taxes
  • Food pantry on site and coordination with other providers in the community
  • Intensive work with families in need of extra support

Head Start & Early HS

Head Start: Comprehensive child development program for children ages 3-5 and their families

Early Head Start: Helps parents provide learning opportunities at home for expectant mothers and parents with children ages 0-3

Family Health Services

WIC, Family Planning and Reproductive Health, STI testing, Pregnancy testing, Breastfeeding Support, Tobacco Cessation support for pregnant women, and programs to help with Car Seats and Cribs!
Call the clinic directly at 937-393-3060.


Housing and Weatherization

  • Home weatherize to save on your energy bills
  • Sometimes can help with some repairs.
  • Limited low to moderate income housing available

Senior Meals

  • On-site congregate meals at our location in Greenfield
  • Home Delivered Meals to Homebound Seniors across the county

Workforce Services

  • OhioMeansJobs Center at 1575 N High St. in Hillsboro
  • Career training programs for youth and adults
  • Skills and employment workshops open to the public
  • Employer service

Find out more and check local job listings on our omjhighlandcounty.com website or call the center directly at 937-393-1933.


  • Recycling Outreach for Highland County Commissioners and the RPHF Solid Waste District
  • Information about public recycling drop off bins
  • Special recycling collection events
  • Litter cleanup supplies for interested groups and organizations
  • Recycling presentation available for schools and community groups

Community Resources Directory

If you having trouble knowing who to call, this directory includes a list of phone numbers and websites for many service providers throughout the county.

PDF Download:  Community Resources Directory

Ohio Benefit Bank

  • Apply for public benefits, file your tax return or FAFSA, access veterans services, and register to vote
  • Complete from home or our staff can assist you

Learn more



Contact Information

Please use our contact page or the info below.

Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc.
1487 N High St, Ste. 500
Hillsboro, OH 45133-8496

Phone: 937-393-3458
Fax: 937-393-7707

Many programs have income eligibility requirements; please call for details.


Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.