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UPSTART Summer Learning Path!

Up to 500 Escambia County children will receive free pre-kindergarten education this summer after Achieve Escambia partnered with a national nonprofit to offer the program.

The program will be available to Escambia County families with one or more parents laid off or those within 200% of the federal poverty level. Parents can call 1-888-982-9898 for more information on how to register or follow this link UPSTART.

Fighting Poverty. Changing Lives. Transforming Communities.

Our mission is to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency by creating solutions to poverty in collaboration with community stakeholders.

SCHOOL READINESS • FAMILY STABILITY • ECONOMIC SECURITY 

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

Upcoming Board Meeting

August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The regular meeting of the Community Action Program Committee, Inc.’s (CAPC) Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. via ZOOM Audio Conferencing.  Call-In Number: (312) 626-6799 / Meeting [...]

Census Summer

July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

We are all concerned about the turn of events lately with the COVID-19 Pandemic. All of us desperately NEED funding for hospitals, schools, housing, and social services. Especially in times like these. That is why [...]

The Florida Association for Infant Mental Health

June 17th, 2020|0 Comments

The Florida Association for Infant Mental Health (FAIMH) strives to build a community where all children in Florida will be nurtured, emotionally healthy and ready to learn, to develop, and to reach their full potential. [...]

SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM

Head Start and Early Head Start are preschool programs for children from birth to age five living in low-income families. The programs assist children in becoming physically, socially, intellectually and emotionally adjusted.

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FAMILY STABILITY PROGRAMS

Family Support Services include many programs supporting child and family development, as well as senior and disabled healthy living programs.

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ECONOMIC SECURITY PROGRAMS

Home Energy Assistance, Employment Support Services, and Education/ Training Assistance are a few programs offered to ensure economic security of individuals and families.

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WEATHERIZATION AND HOME OWNERSHIP

The CAPC Weatherization Assistance Program assists income eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating and cooling costs and addressing health and safety issues in their homes through energy efficiency measures. CAPC also assists qualified applicants with home ownership opportunities for new residential construction.

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VOLUNTEERS / COMMUNITY PARTNERS

With your help, we can strengthen even more and achieve our vision of making Northwest Florida a better place to live. Volunteers are a necessity for our programs to continue to run! We depend on community volunteers and partners to assist us in fulfilling our mission and achieve our anti-poverty goals.

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EMPLOYMENT

In supporting our mission to help individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency, we are seeking and encouraging people who share our vision and believe in our mission to join our team.

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To learn about how we can help you and our community, take a look at some of our videos.