Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council (CDCAC) is a private not-for-profit corporation primarily serving the residents of Chelan and Douglas Counties since 1965. CDCAC also serves Okanogan, Grant, Adams, and Lincoln Counties through their AmeriCorps program. CDCAC assists individuals and families to move out of poverty into a lifestyle that promotes a safer and healthier living environment.
CDCAC offers the following programs and services: Energy Assistance, Weatherization, AmeriCorps, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), the Literacy Council, an asset building program that offers tax preparation and financial education training, and a Food Distribution Center that delivers food to ten area food banks in Chelan & Douglas counties. CDCAC also owns and operates 50 units of affordable housing.
CDCAC MISSION: “Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council’s mission is to end poverty by helping people and changing lives.”
CDCAC PROMISE: “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.”