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Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut has been helping people, improving lives and strengthening communities since 1965. Get connected with one of our programs as our overall mission is to serve low-income families and individuals by identifying and using community resources and services to promote long-term self-sufficiency and independence.

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CAAWC 4th Annual Wine Tasting

Join us at the 4th Annual Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.  Proceeds will benefit our Food Pantry and Diaper Program.

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State Republican Michael Ferguson Visits AELC

Rep. Ferguson Reads to Preschoolers in Danbury to Support Early Childhood Education Programs DANBURY – State Rep. Michael Ferguson (R-138) visited Action Learning Center in Danbury last week to read a book to preschoolers and encourage them to love reading.  He...

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One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing

Jean Vanier

Community and Growth