Celebrating 60 years of Community Action!

Celebrating 60 year of Community Action in 2024! Throughout the year ahead, we plan to celebrate the positive impact community action has made in supporting thousands of individuals, children and families across Worcester and Southern Worcester County. Read more here.

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Annual Board Meeting

WCAC will hold a meeting of its Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on Monday, February 12th at 5 p.m. in the Walnut Wing  Conference Room (basement level), 18 Chestnut Street, Worcester. Full agenda available here. Meetings are open to the public. Please contact Ellen Ganley for teleconference information.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Opens for Season

Worcester Free Tax Service Coalition hosted a Kickoff for the 2024 season of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program today. This is the twenty-first year the coalition has offered free tax preparation to eligible households throughout Central Massachusetts. Requests for free tax preparation are accepted for individual taxpayers or households making $64,000 or less. Read more here.

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WCAC opens new Head Start classrooms

Worcester Community Action Council’s Head Start program is actively recruiting children ages 3-5 for enrollment in new classrooms the agency recently opened in East Brookfield and Leicester. Read more

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Webster Five donates $25K to Emergency Fuel Fund

Webster Five is helping the Worcester Community Action Council’s (WCAC) Emergency Fuel Fund get ahead of the cold with its recent donation of $25,000. This contribution marks the first significant gift the Fund has received for the 2023-24 heating season. Read more here.

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September Enews: Back to School, Back to Basics

On August 17th, WCAC unexpectedly lost a dear friend, long time Board Member, and passionate Head Start advocate Steven M. Desmarais. To honor Steve’s tremendous service to WCAC, we are dedicating this month’s newsletter to him and his tireless work to support early education and care programs.  Read more here.

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September Board Meeting

WCAC will hold a meeting of its Board of Directors on Monday, September 11, 2023 at 5 p.m. via Zoom teleconference. Full agenda available here. Meetings are open to the public. Please contact Ellen Ganley for teleconference information.

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