Community Needs Survey

Skyline CAP is the designated community action agency for Greene, Madison and Orange counties. We are conducting a Community Needs Assessment and need your help with the survey below. Your feedback will assist us in developing services to help meet the needs of our communities.

Please tell us what you believe are our communities' greatest needs based on what you know or from your personal experience.

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* 1. Support for Children

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I Know Not Sure
Affordable daycare
(0-5 years old)
Affordable pre-school and after-school care (6-12 years old)
After-school activities for children
(6-12 years old)
After-school activities for teens
(13-18 years old)
Apprenticeships and job skill development programs for high school students not going to college
Parenting classes
Summer meals program

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* 2. Homes and Housing

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I know Not Sure
Affordable houses or apartments to rent
Affordable homes to purchase
Programs to help first-time homebuyers
Affordable housing for the elderly and people with disabilities (homes with ramps, handrails, widened doorways)
Basic and affordable home repairs for quality and safety
Renter counseling 
Home foreclosure prevention assistance
Programs to lower utility costs (ex. weatherization)

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* 3. Adult Employment and Education

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I know Not Sure
Affordable evening college classes
Technical school, apprenticeships, on-the-job training opportunities 
(plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, IT, etc.)
Job skill training
(hair styling, medical technology, nurse assistant, dental assistant)
Resume writing, interview skills/ clothing
Affordable evening childcare (0-12 years old)
Transportation for work or education
Business start-up assistance
English as a second language
Adult reading and literacy classes
GED high school diploma

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* 4. Household Budget and Expenses

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I Know Not Sure
Making a home budget
Saving money for a rainy day (unexpected expenses, vacations, etc.)
How to build equity in a home
Credit repair
Help preparing taxes

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* 5. Seniors

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I Know Not Sure
Transportation
Help with daily chores
(house cleaning, laundry, meals, yard work, etc.)
Help with paying bills on time (writing checks, mailing, etc.)
Social activities
Taking medication correctly
Running errands
(grocery shopping, pharmacy pick-up)
Adult day care
Healthy life activities
Meal delivery

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* 6. Emergency Services

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I Know Not Sure
Emergency utility assistance
Emergency food assistance
Emergency shelter assistance/homeless shelter
Thrift shop for clothes and household necessities
Legal services

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* 7. Skyline CAP offers programs and services to local residents. Please rate the importance of these programs to the local community.

  Great Need Some Need Little or No Need Applies to Me or Someone I know Not Sure
Head Start - preschool program for 3- and 4-year-old children from income eligible families and children with disabilities. Focus is on preparing children for kindergarten and providing services to their families to improve their ability to be self-reliant.
Project Discovery - helping public school students in Madison and Orange overcome issues that could prevent them from graduating high school and exploring options for life after high school.
Housing Choice Voucher (Rental Assistance) - HUD housing programs to assist low-income individuals and families who can't afford to pay all their monthly rent.
Housing Counseling - help with obtaining or maintaining a residence, including homeownership and rental housing, tenant rights and responsibilities, etc.
1st Time Homebuyer - finding solutions for income-eligible families who want to buy their first home but need help with credit repair, down payment assistance, etc.
Rental Housing - income-based rental housing in Greene and Madison counties.
Emergency Home Repairs - improvements/repairs to existing homes for aging citizens and people with disabilities.
Healthy Families - voluntary home visit program focused on improving child welfare, health and development.

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* 8. Please indicate if you live or work in one of the following counties:

  Live Work
Greene County
Madison County
Orange County
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