Working together is a hallmark of Fayette County Community Action Agency. FCCAA works inter-dependently with a number of partners, affiliates, corporations, and organizations to provide services to unemployed and underemployed adults in the county; provide post-secondary and adult education classes; help arrange childcare for consumers; provide financial education to consumers; provide fair, permanent and supportive housing services throughout the county; administer emergency assistance programs; and alleviate hunger through numerous services. By linking the partner agencies, developing collaborative information sharing agreements, and cross-training workers, Fayette County is poised to provide more efficient service to social service consumers.
Partners and Affiliates
FCCAA is a member of various organizations such as Community Action Partnership, the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania, CAPLAW, National Community Action Foundation, and United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. FCCAA is also a partner organization of Rural LISC.
Threshold Housing Development, Inc. is a regional affiliate that was established by FCCAA and Blueprints (formerly Community Action Southwest). Threshold’s goal is to provide affordable housing to low-income, elderly, and handicapped individuals and families in Fayette, Washington, and Greene Counties.
Republic Food Enterprise Center is a social enterprise of FCCAA that responds to the nutritional needs of the southwestern PA region by stimulating agricultural production, producing value-added products, distributing locally-grown produce and products, and developing retail outlets within food deserts throughout the region.