Helping People. Changing Lives.

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Welcome. We are here to provide you with help and hope.

If you have found yourself on hard times and need assistance, we will do all we can to help you. If you have children, are in need of food or utility help, are a Senior who needs meals, or want to weatherize your home, please look through our Services.

What would you like to do?

GET HELP

We are here to assist with many services for children, older Americans and families during times of need. Please click on any of our programs at the left side of the screen, or the button below.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteering at Community Action is a rewarding experience with many opportunities available throughout our community programs. You’re sure to find one that’s just right for you.

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DONATE

Donations and grants are the lifeline of our ability to help Allegan community residents. There are many ways to donate and you can tell us exactly how you’d like to help.

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Testimonials

  • C. Guyton

    "Thank You for the wonderful opportunity."

    I just want to say thank you to Community Action of Allegan for all your help and this will be a wonderful Christmas for all the children this year. Thank you."
  • D. Wiggins

    "The gift program, was an amazing experience."

    This Christmas, your gift program really helped with presents for the kids they would not have had."
  • T. Lynch

    "God bless all the work you do for our community."

    Your Christmas gift program helped us with gifts and meals.If not for your program, the children wouldn't know the true gift of giving. Thank you."
  • testimonial-bobBob

    "Volunteering as a driver is a lot of fun."

    Older people are very appreciative of everything you do for them, and that's a rewarding feeling. I feel better when I help them get what they need."
  • Lorien Butler

    "Head Start has helped my child with speech."

    She went from being behind to being advanced in her speech skills. She also learns faster and listens better thanks to her time in the classroom."
  • Head Start Parent

    "Community Action Head Start has helped my daughter gain social skills and gain an enjoyment for learning."

News & Stories

  • The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit full service weatherization contractors to be determined qualified and selected to be on the Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC) Weatherization Program Roster serving Allegan County. A full-service weatherization contractor is a contractor possessing a State of Michigan Residential Builder’s or Maintenance and Alteration […]

  • Community Action of Allegan County’s (CAAC’s) mission is to serve, advocate, and engage individuals, families, and communities to overcome the effects of poverty and encourage self-reliance. “Hosting AmeriCorps in our community is an excellent opportunity to further our mission and the mission of AmeriCorps in strengthening communities and developing leaders through team-based national and community […]

  • For more than fifty years Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC) has provided services to eliminate the conditions of poverty and support self-reliance. The foundation of their mission is Hope … Help and Change for Allegan County families. With help from staff, volunteers and community partners the families they serve work to find hope for […]

  • Notice of Public Comment on Proposed FY 2019 Community Services Block Grant Plan. Community Action of Allegan County will accept public comments as required by the Department of Health and Human Services for the CSBG State Plan for FY 2019. Public comments will be accepted on the FY 2019 CSBG proposed plan beginning 8:00 a.m. […]

  • Why Should You Be Involved Parent? Tips from a former Head Start Policy Council Parent! #1 For Your Child! Being an active participant in your child’s school program increases their confidence. When students feel supported at home and school, they develop more positive attitudes about school, have more self-confidence, and place a higher priority on […]

  • Stacey has 3 kids, ages 22, 18 and 5. When her littlest was a toddler, Stacey knew her son needed more. “There came a point when I couldn’t give him everything he needed,” remembers Stacey. She knew her son could benefit from more social interaction and structure. Searching for options, Stacey called around and looked […]

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