Serving the following Pennsylvania counties: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Mifflin, and Somerset

Our Mission and Vision

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The Promise of Community Action

"Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other."

Our Mission Statement

Center for Community Action coordinates, partners, and provides services and resources to low-income individuals and families, to promote self-sufficiency; and fosters community and economic development in our service area.

Our Vision Statement

Center for Community Action will serve as a catalyst for economic, educational, social and workforce development to assist low-income individuals and families through collaboration and cooperation in communities we serve. Center for Community Action provides diverse resources that promote self-sufficiency, reduce poverty and foster community and economic development.

National Community Action Network Goals

Center for Community Action, as part of the National Community Action Network, also shares the national goals developed by the office of Community Services related to families and communities:

  • Helping low-income people become more self-sufficient.
  • Improving the conditions in which low-income people live.
  • Helping low-income people own a stake in their community.
  • Creating and maintaining partnerships among supporters and providers of services to low-income people.
  • Increase agency capacity to achieve results.
  • Strengthen family and other supportive systems in low-income people’s lives, especially vulnerable populations so they achieve their full potential.
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