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News & Notes

3.6.2024 LEADS is currently accepting proposals for IT services. Please refer to the Contractors/Bids/RFP page for further details.

All proposals must be sent to LEADS in a sealed envelope. There will not be a public bid opening.

Submit proposals to: LEADS Attn: Nathan Keirns 159 Wilson Street Newark, Ohio 43055

Proposals due to LEADS by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, Proposals must be received at 159 Wilson Street, Newark, Ohio 43055, by this date and time to be considered.

LEADS Community Action wishes to announce the availability of its draft Two Year Budget and Work Plan for Calendar Years 2024 and 2025 under the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) for public review and comment. CSBG funding is used by Community Action Agencies to provide core funding for a wide variety of agency-operated programs designed to impact poverty in Licking County and will be submitted to the Ohio Department of Development in November 2023. 

Any individual wishing to review the application may contact the agency’s administrative offices at 740.345.0809 by visiting the offices located at 159 Wilson Street, Newark, Ohio, Monday-Thursday, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, or by contacting the agency via e-mail at

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