From time to time, EVERYONE needs help.
Welcome to the Web site of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama!
To reduce the causes and adverse consequences of poverty and to empower low-income individuals, families and communities to achieve self-sufficiency through advocacy, resource utilization and service delivery.
We view ourselves, the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama, Inc. as a unified, results oriented, community services partnership committed to increasing economic justice among the people who live in our community. We will accomplish this vision through a capable, dedicated, and compassionate staff implementing carefully chosen programs which reduce the causes and adverse consequences of poverty and increase the self-sufficiency of those being served.
What's New at Community Action
Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama’s
Gerald Williams Cooperative Garden Program
Free vegetable seeds, plants and fertilizer are provided to help qualifying local residents wishing to grow their own gardens
Sign up EXTENDED TO March 27, 2015
To participate in the program applicants must:
- reside in Lauderdale/Colbert or Franklin Counties
- must not exceed gross monthly income as defined
Maximum income of $1,458 for single household
two-person households - $1,966
three-persons - $2,473
For each additional person in the household add $508 per month
call 256-386-3601 1-4 pm M-F
Residents of Franklin County
call 256-332-7534 1-4 pm M-F
The Cooperative Garden program is a partnership of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama, TVA Retirees, Bicentennial Volunteers Inc. and many others