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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Community & Neighborhood Development, Economic Development

Mission: Christian community action, inc. Is an ecumenical social service organization that expresses faithful witness by providing help, housing, and hope to those who are poor in new haven.

Programs: Shelter agency has 17 apartments to house homeless families and provide food and counseling. Average stay is 60 days, and agency also places families in temporary housing

stepping stone transitional housing program provides 18 units for families staying 18-24 months

advocacy and education project addresses issues concerning welfare, health care, jobs and housing. Provides supplemental monies for approximately 25 individuals for education and training programs.

core-agency maintains food pantry to provide emergency food bags to families, seniors and disabled. Assists people with eviction/utility shut off problems. Distributed approx 5,200 bags of groceries/food baskets to eligible individuals. Arise- startup of program to to prevent a first experience with, or a return to homelessness.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Donor

Rating: 5

Christian Community Action of New Haven is a truly amazing organization. They motivate the members of the community to help each other out while also accomplishing so much for the families in need. They truly make the most of out their resources and make a real difference in the New Haven Area. They have been achieving this wonderful work for over 40s! It is always a pleasure to make donations (clothing, food, money) since I know it is truly getting to the people who need it. Keep up the great work!

Donor

Rating: 5

I am pleased to have the opportunity to support the mission and work of CCA. I have been actively involved with the agency for twenty years. Most recently8 members of my family worked with the staff and other volunteers on the Thanksgiving Food Drive. My 7 year old Grandson has been working at this operation since he was 3. He looks forward to coming and works diligently. It is a fantastic opportunity for him to be involved with various groups in the community. i am also on the Fund Development Committee. Economics times are tough and providing needed services is a challenge.