About Us

Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs (LACCA) was founded in 1993 to serve our community in meeting the needs of both young and old in Allen County. After nearly three years of effort by the United Way of Greater Lima, the Black Ministerial Alliance, the City of Lima’s Mayor, and Allen County Commissioners. LACCA was designated as the community action agency for Allen County, Ohio, on February 1, 1994.

Upon opening, LACCA operated two emergency assistance programs, the local Federal Emergency Management Assistance and the Home Energy Assistance Program, with four employees and a budget of $345,000.00. On September 12, 1994, a Micro Enterprise Coordinator was hired and the Allen/Lima Enterprise Assistance Program became the first program created by the new Community Action Agency. In 1995 Head Start became the biggest funded program in the agency serving 422 children.

Now Hiring

Educational Teacher:

LACCA Head Start is seeking qualified candidates interested in working with and educating children to their fullest potential by utilizing the latest curriculum. Candidate must possess a BA degree in Early Childhood Education

Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and access to a privately own vehicle during scheduled work hours.

A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered. Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to:
LACCA (Lima/Allen Council on Community Affairs)
540 S Central Ave
Lima, Ohio
Attn: Human Resource Coordinator
Email: employment@lacca.org
Click Here To Apply Online


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Did you know that LACCA is also active on Social Media? All of our updates are posted to Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and we have our own YouTube Channel!
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Community Survey

The Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs would like your input about the things that are important to our community. L.A.C.C.A. has developed an online survey to ask the community for input about the types of services that are needed to support low and moderate income families as they work to achieve economic security.

Please take a few minutes to visit our website and completed the survey.

Your input is key to our success!

Click HERE To Take Survey

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