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August letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

August 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on August letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

Dear Central Community House Family and Supporters, My first month has been an exciting one, mostly spent learning from those who work or receive services at Central. There has been an incredible opportunity for conversation and enthusiastic brainstorming.┬áJuly and August were filled with events, celebrations and small group learning sessions. Summer camp has filled our […]

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Fun-for-All Saturdays begin at Central

March 30, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Fun-for-All Saturdays begin at Central

No matter your path in life, all people benefit from social interaction and activities to promote life-long learning, physical/mental health and personal development. For this reason, we are now offering Fun-for-All Saturdays on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. Session One runs March-June 2017. Activities for teens and adults vary weekly and include […]

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Read about plans to use Central’s former facility for art programs, community-building and social enterprise.

February 07, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Read about plans to use Central’s former facility for art programs, community-building and social enterprise.

Social enterprise is the practice by not-for-profit entities to offer products, programs and/or services as a business arm that raises profits to be re-invested in their work and missions. Read all about the CCH Social Enterprise being created at our former facility at 1251 Bryden Rd.

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Summer Day Camp an Important Tool to Combat Summer Screentime

August 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Summer Day Camp an Important Tool to Combat Summer Screentime

Children and teenagers spend an average of four hours a day just on television time, according to the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Add in computer time, time spent on the Internet or smart phone, and video game playing, and it’s easy to see how teens can spend a significant chunk of their waking time plugged […]

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Columbus boasts one of the lowest poverty rates among Midwest cities

June 17, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Columbus boasts one of the lowest poverty rates among Midwest cities

According to a recent report released by the Brookings Institution and presented in a recent Columbus Business First, Columbus has the lowest poverty rate among Ohio cities at 23.9% and falls under the average for the entire Midwest which is 25.1%. However overall Middle Class households are shrinking while poverty is increasing.┬áThe main service area […]

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