CACOST receives federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grant

CACOST receives federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grant

                    On July 1st, CACOST’s Community Services and Development staff (pictured above) was awarded a 5-year grant to continue their efforts to promote positive youth development and reduce the rates of teen pregnancy and STIs. The project, South Texas Teen Leadership & Develop (STTLD), will utilize evidence-based curricula to positively impact roughly 3,000 youth in the counties of Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg & Jim Wells. STTLD is a $3,749,995...

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Homebound Senior Meals

Homebound Senior Meals

Home delivered meals to hungry, homebound seniors, age 60 and older, through Meals on Wheels program. CACOST joins the national movement to end senior hunger by serving our communities in South Texas. Learn more about our Meals on Wheels program for seniors.         Walmart’s State Giving Grant Thanks to Walmart’s State Giving Program, CACOST’s Senior Meals Program was able to serve over 8,000 additional meals to home bound seniors throughout our service area.  CACOST received $50,000 from Walmart to help reduce senior...

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Reduce Your Use For Good!

Reduce Your Use For Good!

In October 2014, CACOST was awarded $5,000 from Direct Energy via its Reduce Your Use For Good grant program! The Reduce Your Use For Good grant assists nonprofits with becoming more energy efficient so they can lower their energy bills. With the funds provided by Direct Energy, CACOST was able to purchase a new energy efficient A/C system at a site in Alice, TX. The site is a kitchen used to prepare daily meals for CACOST’s Head Start & Senior Nutrition Program. CACOST thanks Direct Energy for their...

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Community Health Center

Community Health Center

CACOST makes healthcare affordable and accessible for families through the enrollment plan and the multiple locations of health centers in South Texas. Services include: Pediatrics, Dental, Mental Health, Women’s, Family, and Pharmaceutical. Learn more about our Community Health Center.

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Project Ninos ECI Program

Project Ninos ECI Program

Statewide program for families with children, birth to three years old, with disabilities and developmental delays. ECI supports families to help their children reach their potential through developmental services. Learn more about our Project Niños ECI Program.

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Heroes Housing Assistance

Heroes Housing Assistance

To decrease the rate of homeless or at risk of becoming homeless veterans by providing comprehensive case management and rental payments based on household income, unit selected, and applicable rent.    

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