401 SE 6th Street Suite 001
Evansville, IN 47713
The Community Action Program of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Inc. (CAPE) is a private non-profit corporation which was established in 1965. Providing services to customers in Vanderburgh, Posey, and Gibson Counties in southwestern Indiana, both CAPE services and funding have grown immensely during the past 45 years. Programs include the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, Weatherization, child care, homeless housing services, Foster Grandparents, and the state of Indiana's Energy Assistance Program. Also provided are tutoring services at the Learning Center for those wishing to enhance their reading/math/computer skills or prepare for GED testing, as well as the Individual Development Accounts (IDA) program, whereby qualified customers may save earned income that will be matched on a 3:1 basis to be utilized to buy a home, start a small business, or continue their education. Homeownership Counseling/Down payment Assistance programs and Financial Literacy classes are also available to make homeownership a reality for customers who previously may not have qualified for homeownership.
Children & Youth, Education – Preschool, Hunger & Poverty