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Community Action Study Examines Impact of COVID-19 on Low-Income Families and Communities in North Carolina

Financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are hitting low-income families in North Carolina especially hard, according to a new report released today by the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA).

September 14, 2021

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NCCAA Announces Staff Changes and Promotions

North Carolina Community Action Association Executive Director Sharon Goodson announced several recent staff changes in the organization.

August 31, 2021


The Hunt Institute Announces the Hunt-Lee Commission | Group to Study and Synthesize Innovative Practices to Inform Education Policy 

Patricia Beier, Executive Director, Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, Inc, joins the Hunt-Lee Commission

August 27, 2021


History made with CHS food pantry

A major achievement was celebrated recently at Clinton High School, as people gathered for a ribbon-cutting of the first-ever food pantry on school grounds in Sampson County.

August 26, 2021

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CADA family mourns loss of board member

Mr. Marcelle O. Smtih, 43, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021. Marcelle was a long-time member of the Board of Directors of Choanoke Area Development Association of N.C. (CADA). He was also a Halifax County Commissioner, representing District 2.

August 24, 2021

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Emergency Broadband Benefits Available for Families and Individuals!

The Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) helps cover the cost of internet for qualifying families. Flyers are available in English and Spanish.

August 24, 2021

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The Office of Community Service Provides Energy Bill Aid

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Community Services provides Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding to all 50 states

August 10, 2021

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Sallie Surface retires after 38-year service with CADA

Martin County Commissioners declare August 22 as Sallie Surface Day

August 3, 2021

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Christopher S. Moody appointed CADA Executive Director

July 1, 2021

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New Research from North Carolina For Better Medicaid shows drastically low awareness of the Medicaid Managed Care Transformation beginning July 1

June 9, 2021

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New Certification Opportunity in the IT Field

The IT field is a high-paying, fast-growing field with jobs in every city in the virtually every company in both rural and urban communities. The greatest barrier to obtaining roles in  the IT field is proper training. We are excited to announce a new Red Hat certification opportunity for our agencies and their clients on training that will help them break into the IT field.

June 4, 2021

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Night of Hope: Success, Hope and Music by NEW Reentry Council

The words “epic” and “transformative” best describe the recent Night of Hope event organized by the NEW Reentry Council as part of its annual Reentry Week awareness campaign.

May 28, 2021

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NCCAA launches “Sleeves Up North Carolina” COVID vaccine campaign 

The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) has launched Sleeves Up North Carolina—a statewide public education campaign aimed at dispelling common myths and providing factual information about the COVID-19 vaccines. 

May 12, 2021

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Trademark pending for The Big Pop Up™

We have successfully filed an application with the United States Patent Office (USPTO) to trademark our signature event. April 22, 2021

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Underserved Communities in North Carolina Can Now Call 1- 844-771-RIDE For Access To Free Roundtrip Transportation To COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Provided by RIDE UNITED NC, the free service supports communities of color, seniors, and uninsured individuals across North Carolina.

April 20, 2021

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Medicaid Managed Care Plan Enrollment is Now Open

North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care helps patients obtain the most from their Medicaid benefits, offering a number of health plans from which to choose. The Medicaid Managed Care plans go into effect on July 1, 2021.

March 30, 2021


NCCAA launches ‘first-of-its-kind’ think tanks to explore solutions to social determinants of health barriers

NCCAA will launch a series of community-wide think tank groups focused on eliminating obstacles to the social determinants of health (SDOH)

March 23, 2021

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I-CARE, Inc. to sponsor drive-through distribution event at Signal Hill Mall

The second Big Pop Up event is taking place on April 1st in at the Signal Hill Mall!

March 9, 2021

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NCCAA to sponsor drive-through distribution event at PNC Arena

The Big Pop Up event is set to aid up to 1,000 families on January 26th.

January 14, 2021


12 Days of Christmas Challenge

This Christmas season we are providing 1,200+ North Carolinian's with Christmas presents and food.

December 4, 2020


NEW Grounds Coffee: The For-Cause Coffee Blend Supporting NCCAA

Learn how you can donate to the NCCAA just by drinking coffee everyday

December 2, 2020