Through a wide array of programs and services, the Frederick Community Action Agency provides food, shelter, medical care, housing, and other forms of assistance to families and individuals that are low-income or homeless.
Started in 1968, the Frederick Community Action Agency is sponsored by the City of Frederick and the Friends for Neighborhood Progress, Inc. with support from the United Way of Frederick County. The Frederick Community Action Agency is administered by a fifteen-member Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Frederick.
The Frederick Community Action Agency, the federally designated Community Action Agency for Frederick County, Maryland, administers programs and services to assist disadvantaged and low-income people, thereby, ameliorating the causes and effects of poverty.
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little”
-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt