Our Danbury office has moved to 78 Triangle Street, Danbury CT 06810


Meet the Team


Welcome To Our Website!

At CAAWC, we are committed to providing holistic programming that strengthens and supports families. Here you will find information about all the programs and services we offer to the communities of Western Connecticut. If you are looking for a career where you can help individuals in their time of need, or looking for an organization that you can provide support to and have the assurance in knowing that that your donations are accomplishing exactly what you want, then our website should help you in making these decisions.

As Executive Director, I am committed to helping to build on existing programs, expand into new territories and maintain as well as develop strong relationships with the community. Our programs provide a wide array of services to our clients, such as housing assistance, energy assistance, case management, job training, child care and other services which are designed to help low-income individuals and families to achieve independence and self-sufficiency. There is a great need in this world and we are fortunate to be part of the Community Action Network in providing assistance to meeting some of those needs.

It is our hope that the information shared on our website will give you the answers you are looking for. I invite you to stay connected and check in with us regularly to learn more about the work we are doing in the community.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to inquire about any of our programs.

Best Regards,

Michelle H. James
Executive Director

Administrative Staff

Gloria Sanchez

Human Resources Director

Nancy J. Grabowski

Planning & Performance Specialist

Mini Santosh

Child Care Director

Junior Mendez

Energy Director

Andrew Drap

Finance Director

Jane Bucher

Assistant Finance Director

Sonya Van Norden

Site Director, Stamford

Kristen O’Dell

Executive Assistant

Hermy Castro

Program Manager – Case Management