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Describes partnership between Office of Economic Opportunity, the State Library and Public Libraries.

Describes partnership between Office of Economic Opportunity, the State Library and Public Libraries.

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  • 1. Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity Online Application Project Proposal Louise Cooper, Director Bertie McKie, Senior Manager for CSBG/LIHEAP Demarius Gaither, Senior Manager for IT
  • 2. Office of Economic Opportunity Overview
    • Administers and distributes funds for local initiatives in all 46 counties through 14 Community Action Agencies that are designed to appreciably impact the causes of poverty
    • Programs sustain the entire range of life necessities, including health care, education, employment, and housing assistance
  • 3. Office of Economic Opportunity Programs
    • The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides an array of funding for local community initiatives, including assistance for program-eligible households in areas such as education, employment, emergencies, housing, nutrition and health care.
    • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides home energy assistance to help eligible low-income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs.
    • General Emergency Assistance Program (GEAP) The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) also provides assistance with general emergencies to program-eligible households in areas such as utility bills, food, clothing and medical services.
  • 4. Office of Economic Opportunity Programs
    • Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESGP) is a competitive grant issued each year to community-based shelters and traditional housing facilities; non-profit organizations that provide housing and counseling assistance to the state's homeless population and to those at-risk of becoming homeless.
    • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides home weatherization assistance to improve the quality of life for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities and children by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.
  • 5. Online Application Project Scope
    • Goal : Develop a web-based application for services accessible by all South Carolinians.
      • Target most vulnerable populations (Elderly, Disabled and Households with children under age 6) and areas
    • Proposal : Establish a partnership with the State Library system to provide Internet access for prospective clients throughout South Carolina
  • 6. Community Action Agency Map
    • Aiken/Barnwell
    • Beaufort/Jasper
    • Carolina
    • Charleston CHSC
    • Chesterfield/Marlboro
    • Darlington
    • GLEAMNS
    • Lowcountry
    • OCAB
    • Pee Dee
    • Piedmont
    • SHARE
    • Waccamaw
    • Wateree
  • 7. Action Items
    • Provide consistent and accessible Internet connectivity to potential applicants
    • Marketing and promotion
    • Equipment
    • Monitor impact of additional computer/Internet usage within library branches (see 2009 Program Statistics)
  • 8. Project Logistics
    • Formalize the partnership
    • Establish a timeline with milestones
    • Equipment needs assessment
      • Procurement of computers
      • Possibility of Mobile Internet Service
    • Identify Pilot Sites
    • Advertising
    • Statewide deployment
  • 9. Project Outcomes
    • Raise awareness and visibility to State Libraries across the state
    • Increase accessibility to OEO funded programs and services for targeted population
    • Demonstrate the effectiveness of partnerships designed to improve the lives of every South Carolinian
  • 10. Questions and Answers
  • 11. Thank You
    • Louise Cooper, Director
    • South Carolina Guardian ad Litem Program and
    • Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity
    • 1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 330
    • Columbia, South Carolina 29201
    • Bertie McKie
    • Senior Manager for CSBG/LIHEAP
    • SC Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity
    • 1205 Pendleton St.
    • Columbia, SC 29201
    • Demarius Gaither
    • Senior Manager for IT
    • SC Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity
    • 1205 Pendleton St.
    • Columbia, SC 29201