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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Civil Rights, Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Job Training

Mission: Action Inc.'s mission is to create opportunities that promote a thriving Cape Ann for all.

Results: In 2018, through our client and housing services programming 223 adults accessed shelter and services through our Emergency Shelter, 79 individuals received housing and supportive services through our Supportive Housing programs, and more than 500 local residents received help from our Advocacy program. Through our Education and Training center, we helped 75 individuals work towards completing their High School Equivalency, and more than 91% of Nurse Aide students successfully acheieved certification. Our Energy Services team provided utilities assistance to help more than 3,100 families pay winter heating bills, improved 441 local homes with energy efficiency measures, and improved a further 13, 212 through our state-wide multifamily program. Through our community initiatives, Project Uplift provided holiday gifts and clothing for 738 children, and the Our Place Recovery Community provided more than 500 hours of supportive programming for individuals recovering from substance use disorder.

Target demographics: low-income families and individuals

Direct beneficiaries per year: 5,508 individuals.

Geographic areas served: Cape Ann, Massachusetts

Programs: affordable housing, emergency shelter, supportive housing, homelessness prevention, benefits advocacy, adult education, career training programs, alternative education for youth, recovery community, emergency utilities assistance, and energy efficiency programming.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Rating: 5

Action Inc. does amazing work. I am constantly impressed by their ability to act with agility to serve the evolving needs of our community. Keep up the good work!



Rating: 5

Action Inc. does wonderful work for the community.