Western Arizona Council of Governments (WACOG)
Gina Whittington, is the Human Services and Aging Director, with Western Arizona Council of Governments (WACOG) the Community Action Agency serving Yuma, La Paz, and Mohave Counties. WACOG is the Area Agency on Aging and Head Start Grantee for this region. Gina directs programs and services that fall under the Human Services and Aging departments and includes, homeless prevention and rapid rehousing services, housing counseling and financial literacy, weatherization and home repair and renovation for caregivers, utility assistance. Additionally, she is responsible for the Benefits Enrollment Center assisting medicare beneficiary’s with core benefits including LIHEAP utility assistance and SNAP, among others. Gina has worked with low income, elderly, and special needs populations for the past 30 years, is a Yuma native and life-long Arizonan.