Currently, SERCAP has partnered with the Floyd Initiative for Safe Housing (FISH), a grass-roots organization serving Floyd County, to provide funding for water/wastewater needs for seven (7) households as part of the Floyd County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.
Currently, SERCAP is developing a Septic System Maintenance Education & Pump-Out Program that will promote water quality and local source water protection through public education and financial assistance, specifically focused in Franklin County, VA and Pittsylvania County, VA.
Giles County, located in southwest Virginia, owns and operates nine (9) different small water systems serving nearly 2,500 people (1,400 connections) across 13 separate communities.
Recently, SERCAP’s Certified CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) Loan Fund assisted a low-income family of three (3) in Augusta County, VA, to connect to the public sewer system.
Currently, SERCAP is providing Housing Rehabilitation Specialist Services to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Construction Improvement Grant (CIG) Project for the East Atlantic Street Neighborhood in the City of Emporia, VA.
Recently, SERCAP’s Housing Counseling Program delivered its first online group education workshops, as part of the agency’s plan to continue delivering quality services during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Recently, SERCAP’s Essential & Critical Needs Program assisted a low-income elderly woman in Henry County, VA, with replacing the water-line at her home. The client has been living in her home for over 30 years, but just recently noticed a terrible leak in her water system.
Recently, SERCAP’s Certified CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) Loan Fund assisted a low-income single man living in the City of Roanoke, VA, to make several critical repairs to his home following a house fire.
During this time of uncertainty, SERCAP’s dedicated staff members are continuing to provide Training, Technical, and Financial Assistance to both rural communities and low-to-moderate income (LMI) individuals for water, wastewater, housing, and community development needs.
SERCAP’s Regional Department, in partnership with Spring Point Partners and Mountain Empire Community College, is in the process of establishing a Water/Wastewater Operator Training Program in Virginia.