Community Action Agencies Celebrate National Community Action Month

Updated 5/30/13

 Here are some of the Community Action Agencies across the country that plan to celebrate National Community Action Month in May. *CAAs – To add your agency to the list, please send an email to

National Community Action Month is a public awareness campaign created by the national office of the Community Action Partnership to highlight Community Action Agencies’ role helping 20 million low-income families and individuals achieve economic security each year through a variety of targeted programs, such as Head Start, Weatherization, and, housing.

During National Community Action Month, Community Action Agencies highlight their success stories and personal achievements, while also focusing attention on local and national poverty-related issues.  Some governors, mayors, and other elected officials even proclaim May “Community Action Month” in their states, cities and counties.


  • Mobile Community Action – Mobile, AL


  • Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. – Anchorage, AK


  • Coconino County Community Services Department – Flagstaff, AZ


  • Colusa-Glenn-Trinity Community Action Partnership – Willows, CA
  • Community Action Partnership of Riverside County – Riverside, CA
  • Community Services Employment Training – Visalia, CA


  • Community Action Agency of New Haven, Inc. – New Haven, CT

 District of Columbia

  • United Planning Organization – Washington, DC


  • Clayton County Community Services Authority, Inc. – Forest Park, GA
  • Concerted Services, Inc. – Waycross, GA


  • C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation – Effingham, IL
  • Sangamon County Community Resources – Springfield, IL
  • Shawnee Development Council, Inc. – Karnak IL


  • TRI-CAP – Jasper, IN


  • Iowa Community Action Association (state association)
  • Community Action of Southeast Iowa – Burlington, IA


  • Community Action, Inc. – Topeka, KS
  • ECKAN – Lawrence, KS
  • Southeast Kansas Community Action Program, Inc. – Girard, KS


  • Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties – Lexington, KY
  • Community Action of Southern Kentucky – Bowling Green, KY


  • Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin Regions, Inc. – Greenfield, MA


  • Hinds County Human Resource Agency – Jackson, MS


  • Blue Valley Community Action Partnership – Fairbury NE
  • Central Nebraska Community Services – Loup City, NE

New Hampshire

  • Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. – Concord, NH
  • Community Action Partnership of Strafford County – Dover, NH
  • Southern New Hampshire Services – Manchester, NH
  • Southwestern Community Services, Inc. – Keene, NH
  • Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. – Berlin, NH

New Jersey

  • North Hudson Community Action Corporation – Union City, NJ
  • Somerset Community Action Program – Somerset, NJ
  • United Community Corporation – Newark, NJ

New York

  • Commission on Economic Opportunity for the Greater Capital Region, Inc. – Troy, Rensselaer County, New York
  • Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. – Schenectady, NY
  • Niagara Community Action Program, Inc. – Niagara Falls, NY
  • Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. – Bath, NY

 North Carolina

  • Coastal Community Action, Inc. – Newport, NC
  • Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency – Salisbury, NC


  • Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area – Dayton, Ohio
  • Highland County Community Action – Hillsboro, OH
  • Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission – Defiance, OH


  • Community Action Agency of OKC/Canadian Counties, Inc. – Oklahoma City, OK
  • KI BOIS Community Action Foundation, Inc. – Stigler, OK
  • Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group, Inc. – Altus, OK


  • Community Action – Hillsboro, Oregon


  • Community Action Development Commission – Norristown, PA

South Carolina

  • Charleston County Human Services Commission – Charleston, SC


  • Community Action Partnership of Utah (state association)


  • West CAP – Glenwood City, WI

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