Our Community Services programs are what makes OWBC a Community Action Agency. The programs and services provided by our Community Services department help transition low-income community members out of poverty through financial assistance, education, and coaching.


Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program+

Our Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) provides financial assistance for qualifying households who need help covering their energy bills (electricity, gas, and propane).

View the income qualifications here

Learn more about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program.

View our Accepted Vendors for CEAP.



Self-Sufficiency Program (Community Services Block Grant/CSBG)+

Our Self-Sufficiency Program administers case management services to households that are looking to transition out of poverty.

Services: Education/Back to Work, Coaching, Supporting, and Advocating

View the income qualifications here.

Learn more about the Community Services Block Grant.

The 2024 Application is now open, to find out more click here.

Please come into the office or give us a call (512) 255-2202 for more information.