To work towards the elimination of poverty and to lessen the effects of poverty on low-income people.
First State's Mission
"People Helping People Build Community"  

Buy a Brick and Leave a Legacy!!  Purchase a brick tribute paver with your personalized message and join our efforts to improve the quality of life for low-income Delawareans.  Call 800-372-2240 for more information.
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The Promise of Community Action

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.
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People Helping People Build Community.
Community Action Agency
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Afterschool Program begins
Oct 1

Sign up today at one of our 7 sites at no charge.  Contact Sandy Hagans at 302-856-7761 for more info. Click here to download application.
Who's got your back?  We do!
Sussex County Homebuyer Fair -
Get the Keys to Home Ownership-
Sept 27th, 2014. 
Pre-Register TODAY!

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​Monday, November 17, 2014
​49th Annual Dinner & Recognition Ceremony
Dover Downs Conference Center
​Dover DE  
​Reception at 5:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Brendan O'Neill, Delaware Public Defender.
​Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
​For more information click here or call 302-856-7761