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Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama

From time to time, EVERYONE needs help.

We help.

Welcome to the Web site of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama!

Our Mission
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.



Parent Training

Sheila Weaver, Professor Bavelok

Congratulations to Sheila Weaver, Mothers Parenting Coordinator, for completing a week-long certification in Nurturing Parenting curriculum. Shown here with Nurturing Parenting creator, Professor Bavelok.

United Way Kick Off

Agency staff participated in the recent United Way kick off and food packaging event.  Meals are given to local food pantries for distribution.  United Way supports Meals on Wheels and emergency housing efforts at Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama.

Utility Assistance Ends for Season

All utility assistance has ended for this program year.  Please check back in November for updated information.

Success to Tell

Mary Beth Taft, Nick, Jackie Baker

Congratulations to Nick as he has completed the Responsible Parenting Program then successfully acquired his CDL! His desire is to provide a loving and stable home life for his daughter and son.  Very proud of you Nick!

"Your Community" Survey

Please take our 5 minute Community Survey.  Click - Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama Community Survey  Thank you for your help!

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  • Unique Visitors: 60822

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Our on-line utility scheduler has been added for your convenience.  Please click on the link below and follow the instructions.


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