About South Shore Community Action Council
In FY2012, South Shore Community Action Council’s service area spanned over
70 communities and impacted 27,574 individuals.
Since 1965, the South Shore Community Action Council, Inc. (SSCAC), a private
not-for-profit organization, has provided a range of critical services to low-income individuals and families on the South Shore of Massachusetts, and has toiled to combat the root causes of poverty in those communities
SSCAC runs many programs in the areas of Youth and Family Development, Income Maintenance, Nutrition, Emergency Assistance, Self-Sufficiency, Energy Assistance, Employment, and Transportation Assistance.
SSCAC is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for demonstrating "substantial compliance with nationally recognized Criteria for
high-quality early childhood programs."
SSCAC is funded through federal, state, private and local sources.