UniBank supports WCAC Emergency Fuel Fund

As the Central Massachusetts region faces a ongering, bitter blast of winter cold, Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. was pleased to accept a $20,000 dollar donation from UniBank to support the agency’s Emergency Fuel Fund. Read more here.

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Cornerstone Bank donation to keep WCAC clients warm

Cornerstone Bank recently presented a donation of $40,000 to the Worcester Community Action Council (WCAC). This major financial contribution will go toward assisting local residents with home heating costs. The donation will support the agency’s Emergency Fuel Assistance Fund. Every year, this fund provides critical support to clients who are most vulnerable to high home heating costs and whose needs often extend beyond what they receive in federal assistance. Read more here.

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January 2020 Enews

Kick off 2020 with WCAC! From tax news, beating home heating blues and frosty brews we’ve got all that and more for you in WCAC’s January Enewsletter. Check it out here.

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Community generosity keeps kids warm

Each year WCAC undertakes a Coat Drive in order to provide new winter coats to all of the children enrolled in the agency’s Early Head Start, Head Start, and Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County programs, as well as for the children of the teen parents enrolled in the agency’s Job & Education Center. Read full story here.

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WCAC needs your help

In Worcester County, more than 13,000 children live below the poverty line, and in under- resourced neighborhoods that lack access to affordable housing, high quality childcare, health services, and opportunities for pathways to good jobs. Let’s do more, together, and keep poverty issues at the forefront of community conversations. Click here for details on how to support WCAC.

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Meet & Greet

As a component of its ongoing Strategic Plan process, Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. extends an invitation for community partners and others to attend a Meet & Greet with new Executive Director Marybeth Campbell on Friday, December 13th from 8:30-10 a.m. on the first floor of the Denholm Building, 484 Main Street, Worcester. Learn more about the agency’s programs and services while providing input into WCAC’s future role as an influential and innovative force in combating poverty. Free to attend but advanced RSVP requested.
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November Enews

Let’s do more to fight poverty together! Home heating help, reading for the record, volunteer for VITA and so much more. Read WCAC’s November 2019 Enewsletter here.

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Berkshire & Fidelity join BankOn Collaborative

Fidelity Bank and Berkshire Bank have joined Bay State Savings Bank, Commerce Bank, Cornerstone Bank, DCU and UniBank in offering the official Bank On Worcester County product. Bank On Worcester County seeks solutions to increase access and decrease barriers to banking through the development of safe and affordable products and options, as well as financial education opportunities to meet the needs of individuals and families in Worcester and Southbridge. Read more here.

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IMPORTANT NOTICEPLEASE READ

IMPORTANT NOTICE: WCAC's main office remains closed. All staff are working remotely. Fuel clients can now call 508-754-7281 to check on the status of your application by entering your social security number and/or to leave a voicemail for staff to call back. For all other home heating inquiries please contact For all other matters contact    (Updated 4/6/2022)