Partnership For Community Action, Inc.


About Us

Partnership for Community Action, Inc. is a private nonprofit agency born out of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty initiative. Established after the passage of the Economic Opportunity Act in 1964, Partnership is the designated community action agency for DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale, and Newton counties.

The organization works to create opportunities leading to family self-sufficiency by providing services to low-income individuals and families in its service community. The agency serves more than 23,000 families per year using grant funding from county/local/state/federal government.

The Family Support Program provides emergency assistance services to individuals and families in crisis. Other programs under the umbrella of family support include transportation services, a variety of employment and career services, energy assistance, and other supportive services. The energy services offered include LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program) heating and cooling and LIHWAP (Low Income Home Water Assistance Program).