our mission

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. The Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (CAAP) is a statewide nonprofit association representing 42 Community Action Agencies in Pennsylvania. CAAP strengthens, advocates for, and empowers the state network of Community Action Agencies to effectively address issues of poverty.

  • People Served
    People Served

    964,514

  • Children Supported
    Children Supported

    120,965

  • Seniors Helped
    Seniors Helped

    70,896

  • Amount leveraged for every $1 of CSBG funding
    Amount leveraged for every $1 of CSBG funding

    $17.74

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