April Enews: Youth at Work

Celebrating youth at work! Engaging young people in positive work experiences, mentorship support & work-readiness skills ensures their success & supports stronger community engagement. Read more.

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2023 Resiliency Award Honorees announced

Please join us on Thursday, May 4th for WCAC’s 2nd Annual Resiliency Awards, recognizing partners and people striving to make every day better for the lives of those in our community, and celebrating the wonderful legacy of heroes who have helped support WCAC’s work in moving individuals and families out of poverty and towards economic mobility. Buy tickets now.

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March Enews

March Madness arrived at WCAC with a resounding splash. Our spring calendar burst with upcoming events and important dates that we want to make sure we share and invite you to join. Read more here.

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Scholastic Sports Zone Foundation donates AEDs to WCAC Head Start

WCAC’s Head Start program was the recipient of a donation of two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) from the Scholastic Sports Zone Foundation. Members of the foundation presented the two life saving devices, valued at approximately $4,000, to WCAC as part of the program’s professional development day for early education staff at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 25 Cole Avenue, Southbridge. Read more here.

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WCAC bringing free tax prep to Webster

Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. will be offering its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Webster for households earning less than $60,000, on Saturday, March 11th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 18th from 2 – 6 p.m. at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 116 School Street, Webster, Read more here.

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February Enews

Shortest month bustling with programs and services – free tax prep, home heating help, youth jobs and more! Read more here.

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State Fuel Assistance Help Timely with Temperatures Falling Below Zero

“Today’s frigid temperatures bring into sharp focus the need for state support for fuel assistance. We are so grateful to the Legislature and the Governor for allocating $57 million at the end of 2022 to help our vulnerable friends and neighbors cover their heating costs,” said Joe Diamond, MASSCAP Executive Director. Read more here.

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