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A daily meal service provided to clients age 60 and over, regardless of income. 

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Helps individuals age 55 and older to participate in their community through volunteer services up to twenty hours a week. 



Sponsored by HARCATUS C.A.O., Inc, CACFP is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and administered by the Ohio Department of Education  in Ohio.


HARCATUS Tri-County C.A.O., Inc, is a private non-profit corporation located in New Philadelphia, Ohio, which serves Harrison, Carroll, and Tuscarawas Counties.  HARCATUS Tri-County C.A.O., Inc contracts with federal, state, and local governments and other groups to develop, manage, and deliver human and social services for the betterment of our communities.  Many of its programs, including Head Start, are designed to assist people in need to help themselves and to become self-sufficient.   

HARCATUS 2019 Annual Report 

2019 Community Assessment Report available upon request.  Please call the main office at (740) 922-0933 or email a.kerns@harctaus.org to request a copy 

COVID-19 Web Posting

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many HARCATUS programs have moved to teleworking or have limited all but essential human services:

Family Support: 

Consumers should call our hotline at 1-855-806-9650 to schedule a telephone appointment for Winter Crisis or PIPP and to receive additional information regarding how to submit required documentation. Consumers may begin their application online at www.development.ohio.gov; however, they will still need to schedule a telephone appointment to complete their application. For additional information about HEAP, PIPP Plus and Winter Crisis Programs including required documentation go to our Emergency Home Energy Assistance page, or visitwww.energyhelp.ohio.gov or call 1-800-282-0880.

Consumers needing emergency assistance from the HARCATUS FAMILY SUPPORT Offices should call the following numbers to check on availability and how to apply:

Harrison County Food Pantry call 740.942-8886

New Philadelphia Nest call 330.343.8770  

Dennison Cubby call 740.922.3600    

Carroll County Clothes Closet call 330.627.4101

Senior Meal Delivery:  HARCATUS will continue meal delivery to our Passport and Senior Nutrition consumers as long as we are able.  Contact the Nutrition Department for information at 740.922. 6880   

CACFP providers in operation should contact the Nutrition office at (740) 922. 6880 to discuss submitting and processing claims.  


We have returned to work and are working on production.  We are following our state guidelines for safety and using PPE.  Applications are being accepted for all programs.  If you have any questions you can contact the office at (740) 922-6692 Monday through Thursday.

Head Start:  Our Centers are back up and conducting staggered classes for the 2020-2021 school with safety protocols in place for the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you have any questions, please call our Administrative Office at 740-922-0933.

RSVP- The RSVP Director is teleworking and may be contacted via email at p.leslie@harcatus.org or you may leave a message at 330.364.9251  

Youth Employment Services:  YES employees are teleworking.  The YES Coordinator may be reached at 330.432.8515 with questions.

Administrative Office:  Only minimum basic operations will occur at this time. The majority of staff are teleworking.  You may call 740.922.0933 Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and follow the prompts.  You may also email the Executive Director with urgent matters at a.kerns@harcatus.org. 

Career Opportunities 

HARCATUS Tri-County C.A.O., Inc. Employment Application