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Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program updates

November 15, 2021

The CFCE program has November and December calendars available to the public, updated information and new flyers about the program! Please visit the Departments page and click on the link to the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement link to learn more! Greater Lawrence Educational Opportunities Network – CFCE Greater Lawrence Community Action Council 305 Essex St. 3rd. Floor

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November Board Meeting

November 9, 2021

The GLCAC, Inc. meeting of the Board of Directors will take place in person at 6:00 PM on November 18th at 305 Essex Street in the Large Conference room. A Zoom link will also be provided for Board membersunable to attend in person. Open to the public via Zoom.

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stressandcovid19seminar

November 9, 2021

Join GLCAC, Inc. staff member Koa Goode as she presents a unique and helpful workshop for people coping with the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic. Join her onNovember 9 @ 9:00 am-10:00 amEST at the Global Learning site! Link:Practical tips and tools to reduce stress experienced during COVID-19 - Global Learning Festival

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GLCAC Offers Fuel Assistance

October 27, 2021

The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc. is accepting fuel assistance applications for the winter heating season from Nov. 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022. Funding is available to help pay a portion of winter heating bills for income-eligible households in Lawrence, Methuen, Andover, North Andover, Reading and North Reading. New this year is an option for water and sewe

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Health Insurance Enrollment Open

October 27, 2021

LAWRENCE –The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is available to help residents sign up for health and dental insurance starting Nov. 1. Open enrollment for plans offered through the Massachusetts Health Connector runs from Nov. 1, 2021 through Jan. 23, 2022. This is the time of year when anyone without health insurance can sign up for coverage, and when existing Health Conne

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HOUSING LOTTERY

Housing Lottery

October 8, 2021

The random lottery for 39 units of housing at the Essex Street Apartments in Lawrence took place in public and via Zoom on Oct. 1. A list of the numbers selected in order and a video of the lottery conducted by Trinity Management is available here: https://trinitymgmt.sharefile.com/share/view/1e6774fd1a604c85. The first 100 people on the list will be contacted the week of Oct. 11 to

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The Power of Empathy: Reduce Stress and Build Better Adult/Child Relationships

The Power of Empathy: Reduce Stress

September 29, 2021

Stress is alarmingly pervasive in daily life. We all need tools to deal with tension in healthy and productive ways. In this webinar, with Keynote Speaker Koa Goode, we’ll explore the lasting benefits of learning to walk a while in someone else’s shoes, of exercising compassion in our interactions with others. This is especially important with family members, including our children. It

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Stop & Shop Stop Hunger

Stop & Shop Stop Hunger Donation

July 16, 2021

The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council’s weekly food pantry has been selected by the North Andover Stop & Shop as the July beneficiary of its Bloomin’ 4 Good Program which donates money to fight hunger in the community. Every month at every Stop & Shop location a different local hunger organization is selected to benefit from the sale of the Bloomin’ 4 Good Bouq

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Heal Lawrence amps up Insurance after spate of June fires

July 1, 2021

LAWRENCE --A grandmother jumped from a second floor window to escape the fire spreading in her Lafayette Street home. It was after that blaze a decade ago, which was fueled by a driedup Christmas tree,that veteran Lawrence firefighter Juan "Manny" Gonzalez knew more had to be done. For10 years now, Heal Lawrence, co-founded by Gonzalez, has been helping Lawrence fire victims. Af

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GLCAC Hires Staff for Three Key Positions 

March 2, 2021

The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council is pleased to welcome three new employees, who will play a key role in the agency’s immigration services, consumer protection and lead poisoning prevention programs. Dayanna Moreno, an immigration attorney, is the agency’s new director of legal services. In this position, Moreno will bring her legal expertise to oversee the immigration s

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