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

  • 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 […]

  • Early Education Services is accepting applications for fall enrollment! Community Action of Allegan County Early Education operates the Early Head Start and Head Start programs for the county. Our program serves income-eligible families across the county, including pregnant women and children through up to age 5, providing high-quality child development and preschool to qualified families […]

  • Community Action Month was created by the national office of the Community Action Partnership to highlight the role of Community Action agencies helping low-income families achieve economic security.  It is also an opportunity to call attention to poverty related problems both on a national and local level, as well as showcase the various programs that […]

  • Community Action of Allegan County Head Start & Great Start School Readiness Program (GSRP) Preschool Round Ups begin the week of June 25th. Locations include: Wednesday June 27th, Wayland City Park  – 10am-6pm Thursday June 28th, Fennville Elementary – 11am – 7pm *Se habla español* Friday June 29th, Plainwell Library –10am – 3pm Monday July […]

  • REQUEST FOR BIDS The Community Action of Allegan County is requesting sealed bids for: ONE  2018 OR NEWER 30 PASSENGER SCHOOL BUS Bids will be received at Community Action of Allegan County, 323 Water Street, Allegan, MI until 12 P.M. on Friday, June 15 2018, at which time the bidding process will be closed. The […]

  • Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC) announces the launch of the Dual Community Development Program; a project to address the need for affordable housing and workforce development in Allegan County. Through this program, CAAC will connect high schools students and adult learners to career opportunities in building trades and construction; one of the fastest growing […]

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