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Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama

From time to time, EVERYONE needs help.

We help.

Welcome to the Web site of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama!

Our Mission
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.

 

Our Vision
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

Garden Program Sign Up Begins

 

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

 

Lauderdale/Colbert Residents

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

Need Utility Assistance?

Our on-line utility scheduler has been added for your convenience.  Please click on the link below and follow the instructions.http://caanw.cascheduler.com

 

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Need Utility Assistance?

Our on-line utility scheduler has been added for your convenience.  Please click on the link below and follow the instructions. http://caanw.cascheduler.com

 

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