Our Mission

Community Action of Allegan County will serve, advocate, and engage individuals, families and communities to overcome the effects of poverty and encourage self-reliance.

Our Values


Continuous Improvement

Quality Service




CAAC carries out its mission through a variety of means including:

Community-wide needs assessments.

Comprehensive anti-poverty plans and strategies.

Provision of a broad range of direct services.

Mobilization of financial and non-financial resources.

Advocacy on behalf of low-income people.

Partnerships with other community-based organizations to overcome poverty and promote self sufficiency.

Goals FY18 – FY21

Goal 1: Empowerment through solutions that advance healthier communities and economic opportunity.

Goal 2: Operations and infrastructure enhances efficiency & effectiveness.

Goal 3: Organizational Transformation into a unified, agile team known for leadership, innovation, and accountability.

Goal 4: Promotion, advocacy, and encouragement of all community members’ involvement in building opportunities.

Goal 5: Increased organizational support including funds, time, expertise, partnerships, and endorsements.