EightCAP Community Needs Assessment
Every three years, EightCAP surveys the community to learn more about issues affecting area residents. We use this information to guide the implementation of programming to help alleviate the causes of poverty and help our communities become self-sufficient. Your responses are confidential and anonymous.
What is your county of residence
What is your Zip Code
Prefer not to answer
Living with a partner
Highest level of education completed
High School Graduate
Trade or Technical Certificate
Race (check as many as apply)
White or Caucasian
Black or African American
Asian or Asian American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Some other race
Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
What is your annual household income
Between $15,000 and $29,999
Between $30,000 and $49,999
Between $50,000 and $74,999
Between $75,000 and $99,999
How many people live in your household?
More than 5
What is your employment status?
What is your current housing status?
Staying with friends or family
Nursing home or assisted living facility
Pick the one that best describes the condition of your home?
Good shape, no repairs needed
Needs minor repairs
Needs major repairs
Poor condition and is not safe
Needs weatherization measures (insulation, air sealing, weatherstripping)
Needs disability access improvements (wheelchair ramp, wider doorways, etc.)
Have you ever been behind more than 30 days on your rent or mortgage payments?
Have you ever lost a job or not been able to accept a job because of transportation issues?
Do you have running water in your home?
If you have a septic tank, is it working?
Do you have children under the age of 5?
If you have children, who provides childcare most of the time?
Do not have children in daycare
Do not have reliable daycare
Have you ever lost a job or been unable to accept a job because you did not have reliable daycare?
How do you normally receive medical care?
Primary Care Physician
I don't normally seek medical care
What type of insurance do you have
Employer provided plan
Self-paid health insurance
I don't have health insurance
In the last year, have you or anyone in your household not been able to afford to receive medical care because of the cost?
In the last year, have you or anyone in your household not been able to afford a prescription because of the cost?
Do you visit the dentist?
Yes, for emergencies
If you have been pregnant in the last five years, did you receive regular pre-natal care?
If you did not receive regular pre-natal care, why not?
In the last year, have you or anyone in your household had to choose between buying food or paying a bill to meet other basic needs (housing, heat, electricity, water, etc.)
What are the most important community concerns right now for you and your family or friends? (may choose multiple options)
Available Rental Units
Cost of Food
Low paying jobs
Reliable or available transportation
Services for Veterans
Services for Seniors
Drug or Alcohol Abuse
Affordable Assisted Living centers
Access help or services (unsure where to go to get help)
Homes are in need of repairs
High Utility Bills
Cost of Medical Care
Cost of Prescriptions
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