Carolina Community Actions, Inc

Executive Director

Walter H. Kellogg


For 50 years, long before the recent economic challenges, Carolina Community Actions, Inc.(CCA) has been at the forefront of providing high-impact programs that assist low-wealth individuals, families and neighborhoods achieve self-sufficiency.

CCA provides invaluable assistance that positively impacts those who need us most in the piedmont region.  In South Carolina, CCA is the local Community Action Agency for Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union, and York counties

From providing early childhood education to helping a family in need of utility assistance, to preventing homelessness, CCA is designed to mobilize and build capacity for a better quality of life in low-wealth neighborhoods.  CCA serves families whose annual incomes are at or below poverty levels as defined by federal guidelines.  Services are based on need and available resources, without regard to race, color, creed or gender.

The mission of CCA is to promote eligible individuals and families by forming partnerships, which will provide a systematic reduction of the causes and conditions of poverty.  We are dedicated to maximizing resources and coordinating efforts with community partners to EMBRACE PEOPLE by equipping them with the tools they need to CHANGE their LIVES.

CCA's supportive board of directors, staff, community stake-holders and volunteers recognize the commitment and significant difference CCA makes in the counties it serves.  The dedicated staff is the engine that propels hope in the lives of our customers and promotes a reputation of caring, fairness and making a positive differnce in our communites.  Their support in partnership with numerous public officials, private organizations and individuals of goodwill is very much appreciated.

CCA accepts the challenge to continue the "War on Poverty;" by seeking additional opportunities to deliver customer-focused services that have a greater impact on the community we serve.  CCA is greatful to all who support our continuing efforts.

Walter Kellogg,

Executive Director