East Central Illinois Community Action Agency

"Helping People, Changing Lives"

News & Events

2018 Annual Report


Gateway To Ownsership Workshops
Head Start

Emergency Assistance Available

Scholarship Application

Our Mission Statement

"To provide information, training, education, and other services that engage and empower families and communities to become self-sufficient."

Our Vision Statement

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency is a premiere organization which fully understands and responds to the social and economic needs of the families, individuals, and communities we humbly serve. By working with our community partners and accessing a diversified stream of funding, we serve our customers and our neighbors with compassion, inclusiveness, and respect.

A Message from the Chairman and the CEO

Welcome to East Central Illinois Community Action Agency! At Community Action, our motto "Helping People, Changing Lives" is exactly what we do. We are the premiere Community Action Agency that provides services that guides individuals and families with low incomes to self-sufficiency and economic stability. Through partnerships and collaboration with local businesses, corporations, faith-based organizations, and local government, we provide "pathway out of poverty" services for our families and communities in Ford, Iroquois, and Vermilion Counties.

Enjoy your visit to our website and during your visit, consider joining us in our Community Action Movement. You may contact us at any of our listed locations.

We are proud members of:

Community Action Partnership Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies