Community Assistance and Community Services Block Grant
What is the Purpose of this Service?
Community Assistance Programs provide emergency assistance through six Community Action Agencies (CAAs) located throughout the state using money from the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG). These programs include assistance for food, housing, medicine, work and education.
The six Community Action Agencies provide a variety of services, such as: Head Start, pre-school day care, adult day care, USDA programs, emergency food boxes, weatherization, home repair and rehabilitation, homeless prevention, housing, senior programs, migrant programs, emergency assistance, free tax preparation services and information and referral to other resources.