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Our Mission
The Great Lakes Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) assists rural low-income individuals and underserved populations in developing and maintaining community infrastructure to improve rural quality of life through a network of community action agencies.

Contact Info

Great Lakes RCAP Regional Office
WSOS Community Action Commission
219 South Front Street, P.O. Box 590
Fremont, OH 43420
Fax (419) 334-5124
Call Toll Free 800-775-9767

RCAP Links

National Rural Community Assistance Partnership http://www.rcap.org/index.html

Great Lakes RCAP Network

 
Midwest Assistance Program http://www.map-inc.org/
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project http://www.southeastrcap.org/
RCAP Solutions, Inc. (serving northeastern US, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands) http://www.rcapsolutions.org/
Community Resources Group, Inc. (serving central-southern states) http://www.crg.org/
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (serving western US) http://www.rcac.org/
 
 
Illinois                  http://www.iacaanet.org/rcap.php
Indiana                http://www.in-rcap.org/
Michigan             http://michigan-rcap.org/
Ohio                    http://www.glrcap.org/ohio  
 

WSOS Community Action Commission, Inc. (home of GLRCAP central offices) http://wsos.org/home/
 
 

Federal Agencies, Programs and Information

US Federal Government Official Web Portal  http://www.us.gov/
US EPA  www.epa.gov
USDA Rural Development  http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
Health and Human Services - Office of Community Services  http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) http://www.hud.gov/
Census 2000 Demographic Profiles http://censtats.census.gov/pub/Profiles.shtml
Davis Bacon Wage Determinations  http://www.access.gpo.gov/davisbacon/
Debarred contractors - U.S. Treasury Excluded Parties List System http://epls.arnet.gov/ 
 
 

Industry News and Educational Resources

National  Environmental Service Center http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/index.cfm
Rural Information Center http://www.nal.usda.gov/ric/
Capital Reports Environmental News Link http://www.caprep.com/
 
 

National Organizations

Water Environment Federation http://www.wef.org/
American Water Works Association (AWWA)  http://www.awwa.org/
Association of Metropolitan Sewer Agencies (AMSA) http://www.amsa-cleanwater.org/
Water Infrastructure Network (WIN) http://www.win-water.org/
National Tribal Environmental Council http://www.ntec.org/
Consortium of Institutes for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment http://www.onsiteconsortium.org/
 
  
Security
NEW! The RCAP Security and Emergency Response Planning Toolbox for Small Water and Wastewater Systems http://www.rcap.org/toolbox/
Password Protected National RCAP Security Toolbox Templates in MS Word format are available.  Contact your State RCAP Coordinator or  John Rauch to request the password.
 
The National RCAP Office website also has an outstanding list of resources with descriptions at http://www.rcap.org/resources/waterlinks.html
Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool (VSAT) http://www.vsatusers.net/
 
 
 
Other Resources
 
On-line random numbers generator (for large income surveys) http://www.random.org/sform.html