Welcome to the Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency

RKCAA has been providing a broad array of anti-poverty services in Racine and Kenosha counties since 1967 under the guidance of a Board of Directors comprised of representatives from government, the private sector and the low-income community.    

 
 

For ResCare Emergency Assistance please call 262-637-9774

 

 

 

 

Now Accepting Donations and Applications for the Holiday Food Basket

Holiday Food Basket Program

 

 

 Weatherization

Come Visit our Weatherization Staff & Learn About How Our Work Benefits You!

 

 Flyer - English

 

Flyer - Spanish

 

 

 

 

Onsite Farm Stand at the Kenosha Office: (2000 – 63rd Street)
        
The farm stand is operated by Green Acres Farm
When: Every Wednesday: July 2nd – October 29th
Time: 8 am – 4 pm
Open to the Public: Use your WIC Farmer Market Nutrition Program checks, Senior fruit and vegetable vouchers or cash to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables.
Everyone is welcome to participate in kitchen activities in our Teaching Kitchen located on the 2nd floor. Each week a recipe using produce being sold will be prepared. Stop by for a taste test or help prepare the recipe!   
This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.

Kenosha County Community Food Security
10 Things You Can Do Now!

 


1. Stay connected to the effort – fill out the Interest Card

2. View the movie A Place at the Table

3. Donate to local food pantries. Emergency Services Network

4. Go to www.takepart.com/table

5. Read A Place at the Table: The Crisis of 49 Million Hunger Americans and How to Solve It. Ed. Peter Pringle. (Los Angeles: Participant Media, 2013)
    Information about the book can be found here 

6. Find local volunteer opportunities at GetConnected

7. Encourage physical activity in your family

8. Work with local schools to support food security efforts

9. Read The Grocery Gap: Who Has Access to Healthy Food and Why It Matters by Sarah Treuhaft & Allison Karpyn - Download PDF

10. Download a copy of the Kenosha County Community Food Security Snapshot 2013 and share with others. (10MB)

 

 

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News

WX Events

Come visit with our staff & learn about how our work benefits you!

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RKCAA Community Assessments

Two community needs assessments were carried out by the Planning Council for Health and Human Services, Inc., in spring of 2010 to assist RKCAA in its mission to enable low-income individuals, in rural and urban areas, to attain the skills, knowledge and motivation to achieve self-sufficiency.

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Kenosha Events

Please join us as we welcome warmer weather with some springtime fun & activities!

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Breastfeeding

WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding as the ideal method of feeding and nurturing infants! Research has shown that there is no better food than breast milk for the baby's first year of life

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Rent Smart

The Rent Smart curriculum was developed by staff from the University of Wisconsin-Extension in coordination with the Wisconsin Apartment Association, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, the Tenant Resource Center, the Apartment Association of Southeast Wisconsin, and other housing and tenant support groups.

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Kenosha County Health Department Wellness Center

Kenosha County Health Department Wellness Center at the RKCAA Kenosha site.

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This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider

 

SNAP-Ed 

 

The SNAP-Ed Connection is a dynamic online resource center for State and local SNAP-Ed providers. SNAP-Ed Connection is funded by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (link is external) (FNS) and maintained at the National Agricultural Library's (link is external) Food and Nutrition Information Center.

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navtype=FT&navid=NON_DISCRIMINATION

 

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) 

 

http://www.fns.usda.gov/usda-nondiscrimination-statement

 



 

 
   
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