Program areas at Nicholas Community Action Partnership
Senior services program: homemaker program, family alzheimer's in-home respite care, senior nutrition programs, lighthouse program, medicaid personal care program aimed at serving senior citizens in Nicholas county, west virginia.nicholas county head start: quality pre-k experiences have proven to reduce the rate of children being held back a grade, and increase their chances of graduating high school. Nicholas Community Action's school readiness program provides comprehensive learning for Nicholas county children 3 and 4 years old; years critical to cognitive, social, and emotional development. Nicholas county head start programs provide a learning environment that supports development in the following disciplines: language and literacy, cognition & general knowledge, physical development and health, and social and emotional development. Nicholas county head start emphasizes the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. The head start programs build relationships with families through family engagement framework:- family well-being and positive parent-child relationships- families as learners and lifelong educators- family engagement- family connections to peers and Community- families as advocates and leadersweatherization assistance program: the nation's largest residential energy efficiency program. Its mission is to reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, children, high energy users, or households with a high energy burden, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.. technicians utilize energy audits to determine which energy efficiency measure that are most appropriate and cost-effective for each home.. crews also address energy-related health and safety concerns, particularly carbon monoxide and combustion safety.