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Group of Americorp volunteers at Community Action Allegan

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 […]

Hearts and Hands October 25

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 […]

Head Start Student Plants Vegetables

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 […]

GSRP & HS Round Up Social

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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