Our annual Chimney Drop Toy Drive held in December was a major success! SCCAA’s goal to give hope and purpose to children and families of domestic violence and grandparents raising children was met with contributions and donations from the community. We received over 1,000 items including, toys, winter wear, sports equipment, and games. The generosity […]Read More
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Mission Statement South Central Community Action Agency through its services assist and empower at risk individuals and families meeting their needs, increase their independence in efforts to become self-sufficient “helping people, changing lives."
Who We Are
In 2001, The South Central Community Action Agency, Inc. (SCCAA), a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt community service corporation was open for business. The founding community leaders were concerned about the rapid closing of major manufacturing companies which resulted in the loss of over 4,000 jobs. The early organizers of SCCAA were passionate about helping families who were losing their ability to be economically self-sufficient.Read More
Assists older individuals ages 60 and above and their caregivers in identifying their needs, types of assistance, as well as provide solutions to service problems.
Provide services and activities addressing employment, education, housing, nutrition and health services.
Offers free tax preparation services for low-income, elderly, and disabled residents.
Provides mobile access for individuals in non-urbanized areas to health care, education, employment, public, social, and recreation through coordinated services.
Provides financial assistance to help reduce high energy burdens for qualified residents.
Provides cost-effective energy efficient measures for existing residential and multifamily housing with low-income.
Provides services in job skills, life skills, high school retention, and parenting for recipients in Simpson and Copiah counties.
News & Info
South Central Community Action Agency has partnered with Families First of Mississippi to incorporate a Families First Program in Simpson and Copiah Counties.Families First For Mississippi is expanding its core services to incorporate additional components designed to stimulate employment, support family financial stability, promote literacy, and increase graduation rates while continuing to support positive youth […]Read More