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Woodmen Life Fundraiser to Benefit CCSCT Home Delivered Meals Program

Woodmen Life is sponsoring a fundraising campaign to benefit CCSCT as part of RedBaskets Community Improvement Project. RedBasket.org Community Improvement Projects are projects that benefit the community at large. Woodmen Life has selected CCSCT’s Home Delivered Meals as the recipient of these funds. 100% of the money raised through RedBasket.org for this campaign will be used to benefit CCSCT’s home delivered […]

CCSCT Participates in Local FEMA Disaster Meeting

Following Hurricane Harvey, a FEMA Disaster Meeting was held for residents in Karnes County. Individuals who were present at this meeting include CCSCT County Coordinator Mary K Lopez, CCSCT Board Member Katherine Gonzales, Karnes County Emergency Manager Shelby Dupnick,  National FEMA Representative Nancy, and Outreach Coordinator for Congressman Vicente Gonzalez’s office Albert Martinez and residents of […]

CCSCT Receives Additional Funding to Provide Disaster Relief Assistance to Hurricane Harvey Victims

CCSCT has received additional funding to provide disaster relief assistance to Hurricane Harvey Victims. If you have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, you may request assistance from CCSCT. In order to receive assistance, you must by an evacuee from the affected areas and be housed in CCSCT’s  service area. Disaster relief assistance can include any of the following […]

Members of CCSCT Management Team Receive Certified Community Action Professional Designation

Bobby Deike, CCSCT Executive Director and Carol Delgado, CCSCT Community Services Program Director received their designations as Certified Community Action Professionals (CCAP) in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The ceremony was held during the Community Action Partnership National Convention Awards Gala. To accomplish the CCAP designation, individuals working in leadership positions in the […]

CCSCT Opens New Administrative Office

CCSCT recently moved its Administrative Offices to 801 N. State Hwy 123 Bypass. To celebrate this milestone, CCSCT held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Friday, August 18th so that individuals throughout the community could visit its new location. Visitors included Judge Kyle Kutscher, Mayor Don Keil, Albert Martinez-Representative for Congressman Vicente Gonzalez, a […]

CCSCT Receives Rotary Club Grant

CCSCT was recently awarded a $1,300 grant from the Rotary Club of Seguin. In order to be considered, CCSCT had to identify a specific project or event the money would be used towards. Executive Director, Bobby Deike and County Coordinator, Ernest Leal, attended the Rotary Club luncheon on Tuesday, August 1st to accept the award on behalf of CCSCT. CCSCT has elected […]

CCSCT Program Director Earns National Certification

Community Services Program Director, Carol Delgado, recently completed the requirements of National Peer to Peer ROMA Certification in order to become a Nationally Certified ROMA Implementer. The process to become a ROMA Implementer involves demonstration of understanding of the basic concepts related to Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA), demonstration of experience using ROMA in […]

CCSCT Earns Recognition at Texas State Conference

CCSCT staff recently attended the Texas Association of Community Action Agencies Annual Conference held on May 10-12, 2017. The overall theme of the conference was “Promoting Opportunities in a Changing Environment”. CCSCT had over 25 staff in attendance who participated in numerous workshops on topics such as Soft Skills for Professionals, Soft Skills for Clients, Needs Assessment, Weatherization and a […]

Seguin’s Mayor and Other City/County Officials Join CCSCT in Celebrating Community Action Month

The Community Council of South Central Texas is celebrating 52 years of delivering services to low-income families and individuals on May 11, 2017. In addition, Community Action Month is being recognized across the United States during the month of May. Several cities and counties throughout CCSCT’s service are have chosen to take part in the […]

Bealls 30 Days of Giving

Bealls in Guadalupe County will host its 30 Days of Giving beginning April 1, 2017. All customers who visit the Seguin store will be invited to donate to CCSCT, a valued non-profit organization in the community.  CCSCT serves low-income individuals and families in Guadalupe County and offers services including utility assistance, rental assistance, case management and Senior Nutrition. […]

One of CCSCT’s Own Receives the Daniel Rodriguez Community Service Award

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, CCSCT staff attended the Seguin-Guadalupe County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Banquet. The Annual Banquet recognizes individuals who have made contributions to their community.  One of CCSCT’s own, Ernest, Leal, CCSCT County Coordinator for Guadalupe County, was the recipient of the Daniel Rodriguez Community Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in community service. Ernest has contributed […]

CCSCT Raises Money so that Low-Income Families Can Provide Christmas Gifts for their Children

Terry Lopez with CCSCT’s Child Care Services Program and Vangie Garcia with CCSCT’s Community Services Program partnered together to raise $2,175 so that low-income families in Medina County could provide Christmas gifts for their children this year. In addition, Colonel Jesse Perez made a personal donation to the cause. After funds were raised, CCSCT staff […]

Woodforest National Bank Collects Donations to Benefit Senior Nutrition Program

Woodforest National Bank recently organized a food drive to help benefit CCSCT’s Senior Nutrition Program in Guadalupe County and made their first drop off to the Seguin Senior Center the week of December 5th. Woodforest National Bank has set up bins at both the Seguin and Schertz bank locations (located in Walmart) and will be accepting donations until the end of December. […]

Children’s Coat & Heater Drive

The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc. (CCSCT) Community Service Division held its annual children’s coat/ heater drive on December 9, 2016 which provides assistance to low-income families in Guadalupe County. As a result of the community’s generous donations, CCSCT was able to provide 183 coats and 107 heaters to low-income families in Guadalupe […]

CCSCT Recognized by Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

On Thursday, September 28th, CCSCT Executive Director and staff attended the Corporate Power Luncheon hosted by the Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. CCSCT was one of six local organizations presented with an Honorary Award and recognized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for its dedication and commitment to the community. CCSCT was selected as the non-profit recipient and currently serves […]

CCSCT Spirit Night at Willie’s October 5, 2016

CCSCT has partnered with Willie’s Grill & Icehouse in New Braunfels and will be holding a Spirit Night, which will be held on Wednesday, October 5th, from 4pm to close. To show your support, come out and mention that you are there to support Community Council of South Central Texas and 15% of your check […]