August 11th, 2014
Becky Gray
620-724-8204, ext. 1026
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GIRARD – The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), one of the recipients of Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant, announced that they will no longer accept applications for the TBRA program, effective at 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 18th, 2014.  SEK-CAP has received enough eligible applications to meet the funding capacity for this grant year.  No applications will be accepted after 4:30pm on Monday, August 18th.  SEK-CAP will issue another press release to notify the public when the application process and waiting list is reopened.

Grants are awarded through the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.  The TBRA Program assists qualifying individuals and families with rental subsidies and/or security and utility deposits.  The SEK-CAP TBRA Program funding will be used specifically to address the housing needs of those who are homeless or about to become homeless through no fault of their own in the SEK-CAP twelve county southeast Kansas service area.

For more information about this program or to obtain an application, please call (620)724-8204.  Please submit applications to the SEK-CAP Housing Department, 401 N. Sinnet, Girard, KS  66743.  This is an Equal Housing Opportunity. 

The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program is a 501 (c) (3) private, non-profit organization serving twelve southeast Kansas counties. SEK-CAP is headquartered in Girard, and was created in 1966 to combat poverty. The organizational mission is to unite staff, individuals, families, and community partners to provide quality, comprehensive services through compassionate, respectful relationships. Programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, Housing and Home Weatherization, Family and Community Services, Emergency Shelter, and General Public Transportation. Contact the SEK-CAP central office at 401 N. Sinnet or by dialing 620.724.8204. Visit the website at www.sek-cap.com

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SEK-CAP's Community Action Partnership programs are funded through a variety of sources including state and federal contracts, grants and local support. Ninety-four percent of total revenues are applied to direct program services.

With federal funding becoming harder to obtain, we continue to look at other sources for increased support. We are asking that you make a commitment to support the mission of community action so we may continue our commitment to serving communities and residents in South East Kansas.

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