Press Release

1Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Community Kids Learning Center incorporates Early Head Start classroom

JANESVILLE—Community Kids Learning Center, a program of Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties, is pleased to begin a partnership with the local Early Head Start program.

“This is a unique opportunity for our staff to teach alongside the Early Head Start staff,” says Jennifer Webb, Community Kids manager. “The collaboration will also help provide early […]

17Thursday, December 17, 2015

Brothers in Chains donates gifts for 500 kids

The holidays will be a bit brighter for families served by Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties. Brothers in Chains, a motorcycle club based in Janesville, donated gifts for 385 children in Community Action’s Fresh Start, Fatherhood, PATHS and Community Kids Learning Center programs. The group also donated $1,500 for additional gifts for children […]

25Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Community Action to co-host World AIDS Day event

(Beloit, 11/25/2015) Community Action, Inc. of Rock & Walworth Counties announces its World AIDS Day community awareness event on Tuesday, December 1. The nonprofit agency is partnering with Beloit Public Health Initiative (BPHI) for the program.

“Eliminating the stigma surrounding people with HIV is our mission,” says Marc Perry, director of community programs for Community Action. […]

13Friday, November 13, 2015

YWCA Rock County Presents Dorothy Height Award to Community Action, Inc.

Released from YWCA Rock County:

Janesville, WI. – The first annual YWCA Rock County Racial Justice Conference “Building Bridges through Cultural Competency” was held on November 12, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Express/Janesville Conference Center with 230 in attendance from around the region. During the sold out conference, the YWCA Rock County awarded Community Action, Inc. […]

20Monday, July 20, 2015

Golf Outing Raises Nearly $30,000 for Shelter

(Darien, WI 7/20/2015) Walworth County’s only 24/7 homeless shelter is receiving an outpouring of support from its friends and neighbors. Preliminary numbers from Monday’s 17th Annual Twin Oaks Golf Outing show community members contributed nearly $30,000 for the shelter. The total includes sponsorships, golf and dinner tickets and general donations. The amount does not include […]

1Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Unity in the Community

BELOIT (7/01/2015) —Part pep rally, part block party, organizers of the second annual Unity in the Community event are excited about the way this year’s family- and community-oriented happening is coming together.

On Saturday, July 25 from noon to 6 p.m., several blocks of Beloit’s Switchtrack Alley (located in the Merrill neighborhood on the city’s near […]

21Thursday, May 21, 2015

Community Action seeks Walworth County landlords

DELAVAN, WI (5-21-2015)

Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties is expanding its partnership with landlords in Walworth County for the agency’s Transitional Living Program (TLP).


“We’ve operated this program in Walworth County for nearly two years,” says Sue Katzer, Housing Services Manager. “The biggest benefits for landlords are guaranteed rent and weekly home monitoring by […]

30Thursday, April 30, 2015

Women’s Fund awards new mentoring program $3,500 grant

BELOIT, WI (4-30-15)

Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties is pleased to announce that the Women’s Fund of the Stateline Community Foundation is supporting a new mentoring program with a $3,500 grant.

Community Action staff formed the Young Women’s Mentoring Program to mentor, teach, and encourage teenage women at Beloit Memorial High School. The program […]

21Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Emergency Food Assistance Available in Rock & Walworth County

BELOIT, WI (4-21-15) – Community Action, Inc. announces food assistance services available in both Rock and Walworth counties.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that provides food assistance to low-income households through the distribution of food commodities from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). TEFAP is […]

21Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Prom Event Scheduled For Saturday

Proud choices. Respectful decisions. Community Action is partnering with other local organizations to encourage teens to choose wisely despite the temptations of prom season. The FREE one-mile walk on Saturday, April 25 will begin and end at the Hendricks Center for the Arts in downtown Beloit. The event is open to the public. We are also […]