About South Shore Community Action Council

In FY2020, South Shore Community Action Council’s helped 27,474 low-income people living in 121 villages, towns and cities throughout the South Shore, Cape Cod and, the Islands.

Since 1965, the South Shore Community Action Council, Inc. (SSCAC), a private
not-for-profit organization, has provided a range of critical services to low-income individuals and families on the South Shore of Massachusetts, and has toiled to combat the root causes of poverty in those communities

SSCAC runs many programs in the areas of Youth and Family Development, Income Maintenance, Nutrition, Emergency Assistance, Self-Sufficiency, Energy Assistance, Employment, and Transportation Assistance.

SSCAC is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for demonstrating "substantial compliance with nationally recognized Criteria for high-quality early childhood programs."

SSCAC is funded through federal, state, private and local sources.