May is Community Action Month
 
 
 
Community Action is a national network of locally controlled, flexible organizations which empower families and partners with the community to alleviate poverty.  Community Action, Inc. was incorporated in 1965 and continues to work closely with local government, churches, business, schools, civic organizations, and service providers to empower families to become self-sufficient and help the community solve local problems and prosper.

Community Action sincerely thanks the Commissioners for recognizing the national Community Action network and supporting our local Community Action Agency for the past 49 years. 

Volunteers Complete Successful Tax Season
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Community Action, Inc. and Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging honored volunteers who served over 2,000 hours as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) preparers in Clarion and Jefferson Counties. This tax season 1,387 returns were successfully e-filed bringing federal refunds and Earned Income Tax Credits totaling $1,050,213 into local communities.

The VITA Program offered free tax...

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Community Action, Inc. Names JEFFERSON County Senior Corps-RSVP July Volunteer of the Month
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Community Action, Inc. announced Faith Bryan of Brockport was selected to be the Jefferson County Senior Corps-RSVP Volunteer of the Month for July. Faith has been a member of the Senior Corps-RSVP since October 2013 volunteering for Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging's Brockwayville Depot Senior Social Center.

When asked why she volunteers, Faith stated, “I love helping people. Now...

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Community Action, Inc. Names CLARION County Senior Corps-RSVP July Volunteer of the Month
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Community Action, Inc. announced Betty Merchant of New Bethlehem was selected to be the Clarion County Senior Corps-RSVP Volunteer of the Month for July. Betty has been a member of the Senior Corps-RSVP since April 2010 volunteering for the New Bethlehem Area Valley Thrift Store.

When asked why she volunteers, Betty stated, “volunteering gets me out of the house, I enjoy the fellowship...

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Community Action, Inc. Names JEFFERSON County Senior Corps-RSVP August Volunteer of the Month
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Community Action, Inc. announced Eva Palmer of Brockport was selected to be the Jefferson County Senior Corps-RSVP Volunteer of the Month for August. Eva has been a member of the Senior Corps-RSVP since November 2013 volunteering for Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging's Brockwayville Depot Senior Social Center and the Saint Vincent DePaul Thrift Shop.

When asked why she volunteers,...

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Senior Corps-RSVP - Halloween Fest
Senior Corps-RSVP - Make a Difference Day
Senior Corps-RSVP - Brush Valley Food Pantry
Senior Corps-RSVP
Clarion Volunteer Recognition

Senior Corps-RSVP
Jefferson Volunteer Recognition

Senior Corps-RSVP - Warm Hands, Warm Hearts
New Choices Career Development Graduation
March 20, 2014

NCCD Commencement Speaker
State Representative Donna Oberlander

NCCD Perfect Attendance Acknowledegement

Partner Websites

Clarion Link Resource Directory



www.clarionlinkrd.com

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Mission Statement

To provide and coordinate activities which alleviate poverty, promote family self-sufficiency and advance community prosperity.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community.

Contact Information

105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767-1209
Phone: (814) 938-3302
Toll Free: 1-800-648-3381