Mission: Partnering with individuals and families to encourage independence through community-based solutions.
Programs: Head starthead start promotes the school readiness of low-income preschool children (ages 3 to 5), including children of federally recognized indian tribes, alaska natives, and migratory seasonal and farm workers, and infants and toddlers (birth through age 3) by enhancing their cognitive social and emotional development in learning environments that support their growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional functioning, creative art, physical skills, and approaches to learning. Parents receive social services and participate in various decision-making processes related to the operation of the program.
supportive services for veteran families (ssvf)the ssvf program provides supportive services to very low-income veteran families who: (i) are residing in permanent housing, (ii) are homeless and scheduled to become residents of permanent housing within a specified time period, or (iii) after exiting permanent housing within a specified time period, are seeking other housing that is responsive to such very low-income veteran family's needs and preferences.
commodity supplemental food program (csfp)csfp provides a package of usda foods to low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, women up to one year postpartum, infants, children up to age 6, and elderly people at least 60 years of age.
provide relief to those in poverty by providing support to the low-income population in the area served through the means of the administration of community action programs and assistance.