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

Great Lakes RCAP Network

Midwest Assistance Program
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project
RCAP Solutions, Inc. (serving northeastern US, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands)
Community Resources Group, Inc. (serving central-southern states)
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (serving western US)

WSOS Community Action Commission, Inc. (home of GLRCAP central offices)

Federal Agencies, Programs and Information

US Federal Government Official Web Portal
USDA Rural Development
Health and Human Services - Office of Community Services
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Census 2000 Demographic Profiles
Davis Bacon Wage Determinations
Debarred contractors - U.S. Treasury Excluded Parties List System 

Industry News and Educational Resources

National  Environmental Service Center
Rural Information Center
Capital Reports Environmental News Link

National Organizations

Water Environment Federation
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Association of Metropolitan Sewer Agencies (AMSA)
Water Infrastructure Network (WIN)
National Tribal Environmental Council
Consortium of Institutes for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment
NEW! The RCAP Security and Emergency Response Planning Toolbox for Small Water and Wastewater Systems
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
Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool (VSAT)
Other Resources
On-line random numbers generator (for large income surveys)