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Community Programs

Marvin D. Cox, Program Director

A mom, dad and two children

The Metropolitan Action Commission Community Programs division provides educational opportunities and various support services to help with the basic household expenses of families with low-incomes in an effort to maintain or establish stable living conditions.

Areas of Support

Utility Assistance

Help with utility payments to local energy providers/companies and cooling units for medically eligible residents.  Also this program provides free fan and air conditioners to the elderly, disabled and residents with medical conditions

Household Assistance

Assistance with mortgage and rental payments, property taxes, rental deposits and other essential household expenses

Adult Education

GED Preparation Classes and College Entry Assistance

Food Service for Children and Youth

Summer Meals for Children and Youth and meals for after school programs 

MAC 4 Jobs: Metro Action, Making A Change for Jobs!

Finding resources, trainings and greater employment opportunities for families