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

Upcoming Events

We are currently scheduling HEAP Winter Crisis Appointments (program begins Nov. 1)
Thursday, 10/25/2018 – Rocky Fork Lake Mobile Food Pantry
Thursday, 11/1/2018 – Start of HEAP Winter Crisis
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News Updates

We’re Hiring!
Early Head Start Visits Mighty Museum
Head Start & Early HS Staff Find Success at School!

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

Many programs have income eligibility requirements; call for details.

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

Eligibility Requirements apply, call for details

Senior Meals

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

Please contact us for program eligibility requirements.

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