Vision & Mission


We provide opportunities for all people to achieve personal and economic independence to strengthen our community.


We envision all individuals having the support and resources needed to attain a quality lifestyle and self-sufficiency.

Our Purpose

South Central Community Action Program is a not for profit organization designed as the Community Action Agency for Monroe, Morgan, Owen, and Brown Counties.

Since 1965, the purpose of SCCAP has been to reduce the extent and impact of poverty in this service area. SCCAP carries out this purpose by completing the following:

- Provide support and opportunity for self-development efforts by the low-income community and its members.

- Engage in advocacy and representation of the interests of the low-income community, while facilitating self-representation.

- Network with public and private agencies concerned with improving the quality of human life.

- Demonstrate innovative and effective approaches for dealing with causes and effects of poverty.

- Operate state and federal programs designed to meet specific needs of low-income individuals and families.

Our Promise

The South Central Community Action Program is one almost 1,000 Community Action Agencies. These agencies serve 98 percent of all counties in the country. Here is our promise: Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and are dedicated to helping individuals help themselves and each other.


All SCCAP services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, national origin, ancestry or status as a veteran.