Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.

MCAA Facts & Figures


Program Highlights and Accomplishments.
  • Behavior Intervention Services - 105 children screened for behavior issues; 94% of children enrolled in the behavior intervention program improved their behavior

  • CATCH (Speech Screenings, Assessment & Therapy) - 913 children screened (28% increase from 2008); 131 children identified with speech concerns and referred out for additional services.

  • FSS - Family Self Sufficiency
    • Manatee County - 10 clients currently enrolled; All clients in advanced degree program or vocational training
    • Desoto County - 6 clients currently receiving short term tuition assistance; 23 clients total served.
    • Hardee County - 30 clients served

  • FEP (Family Empowerment Project) - 1698 developmental screenings administered to children age birth to five.

  • Head Start - 616 enrolled children 3-4 years of age

  • Early Head Start - 50 enrolled infants and toddlers

  • Healthy Families Manatee - 218 families enrolled with 200 targeted children and 236 non-targeted children served

  • HIPPY - 108 families enrolled (35% increase from 2008); 98% of children graduating demonstrated appropriate kindergarten readiness skills

  • Housing Counseling - 346 clients served (11% increase from 2008)

  • LIHEAP (Energy Assistance) - 2341 energy payments made to clients. (81% increase from 2008)

  • Weatherization - 45 homes weatherized in Manatee and Sarasota counties (114% increase from 2008); allowing for a 50% reduction in client's electric bills

  • Weatherization ARRA - 24 homes weatherized in Manatee and Sarasota counties; allowing for a 50% reduction in client's electric bills; NEW PROGRAM running from late 2009-early 2011)

  • Whole Child Manatee - 114 clients received complete tax return service resulting in combined $200,000 refunds to clients. Over 416 clients received information through the Whole Child Profile system.

Source - Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc. 2009 Annual Report.

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