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We are thrilled to partner again with Michigan State Police’s Wayland Post for Stuff the Blue Goose. Join us this Saturday, December 8th at the Walmart in Plainwell for the Annual Stuff the Blue Goose! Michigan State Police will be stuffing cruisers with donated food and toys to brighten the holidays for families in need. All […]

Community Action of Allegan County is the provider for both Allegan and Barry County as it relates to the Michigan Energy Assistance Program.  Our contact information is 269-673-5472;293 or e-mail info@communityactionallegan.org for all applicants that may need assistance. Assistance to low-income households is available through State Emergency Relief and the Michigan Energy Assistance Program. Community […]

Christmas Drive for Seniors 2018

Join Community Action of Allegan County in supporting our Senior Service Clients by helping stuff the bag!  CAAC will be delivering Christmas bags to over 100 homebound senior citizen households throughout Allegan County. Many seniors in Allegan County do not have family or friends to celebrate the holidays with. Sometimes the only contact they have with […]

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 […]

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