The Community Action Center Mission:
Moving people & communities to a positive future
throughout Whitman County...

Our goal is to empower the people and communities of Whitman County to be self-sustaining by...
Promoting the stability & self-reliance of people with low to moderate income
Promoting cooperation between local communities to enhance social and economic resource development

Who We Are

Since 1988 Community Action Center (CAC) has been a primary resource for the more than 14,000 people living in poverty in Whitman County. As a private, 501(c)(3) charitable organization, we offer the following services:

Emergency Housing & Services
• Transitional Housing
Housing Development & Self-help Home Purchase
Ongoing Rental Assistance *Waiting list is open and accepting applications! Go to Rental Vouchers to apply.
Community Food Bank & Gardens
Energy Assistance
Home Weatherization

Whitman County Community Action Center fights to reduce poverty, build strong independent families, and a better community. CAC is one of more than 1,000 Community Action Agencies established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty. Community Action Agencies help people to help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency.

Healthy Food, Healthy Families...Donate!

You can help provide fresh food choices to our Whitman County community members by supporting the Food Bank Garden's Healthy Food, Healthy Families on the Donate button below to give a gift today! Or go here to find out more.