From time to time, EVERYONE needs help.
Welcome to the Web site of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama!
To reduce the causes and adverse consequences of poverty and to empower low-income individuals, families and communities to achieve self-sufficiency through advocacy, resource utilization and service delivery.
You can aid in the battle to eliminate child abuse and neglect in Alabama.
Use the tax return check off box to donate all, or a portion, of your income tax refund to the Alabama Children's Trust Fund, administered by the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention (ADCANP).
Children Trust Funds are returned to the community to combact child abuse and neglect on a local level.
Community Action Agency Northwest receives ADCANP funding for the Fatherhood and Mothers Parenting Programs.
In the last fiscal year the Northwest Alabama Responsible Parenting - served 163 Fatherhood participants and the Mothers Program served 213 Mothers.
Additional ways to help fund the fight; Purchase a Children's Trust Fund car tag.
visit www.ctf.alabama.gov for more information.
Free seeds, plants and fertlizer to grow your own garden.
Garden Seed Sign up will begin February 6th - March 17th.
Colbert & Lauderdale residents call 256-762-9330
Franklin residents call 256-332-7534
ALL CALLS should be made between 1-4 PM.
Income eligibility -
1 in household gross monthly income $1,485
2 in household gross combined monthly income $2,002
3 in household gross combined monthly income $2,520
Each additional person adds $520 to gross.
Thank you for your patience as we first served our elderly households this past month. Our on-line utility scheduler has been added for your convenience and is open to the general public. Please click on the link below and follow the prompts.
Please read "what to bring" under our Guidelines tab.
Please visit our "Housing" tab to take a brief consumer housing satisfaction survey.