Please Join Us for a Public Hearing! 

Community Action Opportunities (CAO) will receive $952,913 from the CARES NC Program (NC’s allocation from CARES Act Community Services Block Grant Supplemental Award) to serve Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Polk and Transylvania counties.

The purpose of the public hearing is to share CAO’s plan for use of the funds and anticipated impact. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions. The hearing will be held via webinar using the GoToMeeting platform. Attendees can join the public hearing via computer, tablet, smartphone or phone. Please note there will be a presentation shared during the meeting so using a device with visual capabilities is ideal. 

Meeting Date/Time: Friday, May 29, 2020 – 12:00pm

Computer/Tablet/Smartphone Access:

Phone Access: +1 (571) 317-3112 Access Code   829-983-413

Notice of Intent to Apply

CAO’s Board Executive Committee met on May 21, 2020 and approved the $952,913 CARES NC Program grant application to provide crisis stabilization, education and employment services to individual/families.

Also, in collaboration with community partners, CAO will address food insecurity and shelter needs as well. The grant application will be submitted to the Office of Economic Opportunity (the CARES NC Program administrator) on May 22, 2020.