Helping People. Changing Lives.


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?


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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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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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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  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • We are very excited to roll out our first Strengthening Families program! The first session will begin January 22, 2018 at the ACATEC. SFP is one of EHS’s comprehensive programs and the SFP team is asking for help with childcare from all agency departments willing to assist. A meal will be served at the beginning […]

  •   We are thrilled that last weekend Michigan State Police’s Wayland Post raised $1,000 and collected new, unwrapped toys, gifts and non-perishable items and paper products at their Annual Stuff the Blue Goose for Community Action Allegan Clients! We’re asking your help to match the dollars raised last weekend so that we can serve even […]

  • Public Service Announcement Community Action of Allegan County has Funds available for Deliverable Fuel Assistance August 2017

  • Community Action of Allegan County Notice of Public Comment Notice of Public Comment on Proposed FY 2018 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 2018. Public comments will be accepted on […]

  • Community Action of Allegan County RFP for Marketing SECTION I: GENERAL PROPOSAL STIPULATIONS A. PURPOSE AND SCOPE Community Action of Allegan County (CAAC) is soliciting proposals for a Marketing Specialist to assist with a variety of media campaigns, print publications, informational or educational communications, promotional items and video presentations covering various programs offered by CAAC. […]

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