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Community Action Agencies

Community Action Agencies are non-profit private and public organizations established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's war on poverty. These agencies help people to help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency. Some of the services that may be provided include: child care, education, energy assistance, emergency assistance, financial and legal services, food programs, health services, housing services, prevention programs, self-reliance programs, and youth services. Below is a list of some of the agencies in California.