South Central Community Action Agency through its services assist and empower at risk individuals and families meeting their needs, increase their independence in efforts to become self-sufficient “helping people, changing lives."
In 2001, The South Central Community Action Agency, Inc. (SCCAA), a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt community service corporation was open for business. The founding community leaders were concerned about the rapid closing of major manufacturing companies which resulted in the loss of over 4,000 jobs. The early organizers of SCCAA were passionate about helping families who were losing their ability to be economically self-sufficient.
Organize local community assets and interests.
Develop new leadership capabilities.
Provide technical and financial assistance to individuals.
Build community infra-structure in support of personal initiative.