MVCAA is recognized as a viable, working solution to moving people out of poverty. MVCAA began in 1966 through the initial funding provided by the office of Economic Opportunity grants.
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA) works with many families throughout Herkimer and Oneida Counties who are struggling to maintain a safe, healthy home for their families. These families are often victims of circumstances that are beyond their own control. MVCAA works with families to find housing, utilizing its own services and programs and those of numerous partner organizations; howe Read More
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Community Champions Awards. The awards will be presented at the Agency's 2015 Community Champions Luncheon to be heldThursday, May 14th, at the Radisson Hotel beginning at noon. Awards will be presented in 4 categories:
Treva Wood Community Activist Award
Presented to an individual who has dedicated themselve Read More
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc. is conducting a Personal Hygiene Product Drive, “Up Close & Personal” for its Runaway and Homeless Youth Program. The Agency is collecting personal size items to distribute to youth that come in to the program. These youth are on the streets, perhaps sleeping on a friend’s couch, in the streets, or in a shelter. They don’t hav Read More
Community Action was formed 50 years ago as the main arm of attack for President Johnson’s “War On Poverty.” All Community Action Agencies live by 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 Read More