Community Action, Inc.

Since 1965

"Helping People. Changing Lives."

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Mission Statement

Utilizing our vast knowledge of community resources and networking capabilities, Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. provides a wide range of quality services in a fair, equitable and compassionate manner.


Values Statement

By providing quality community services in a compassionate, respectful manner, Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. strives to empower individuals and families to become self-sufficient, thereby enriching the quality of their lives.



Welcome to Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc.

Our Agency Motto is...

"Helping People. Changing Lives."

This is accomplished by assisting low-income individuals, families, the physically challenged and the elderly in achieving self-sufficiency. The Agency programs are designed to provide a range of services and activities that will have a measurable and potentially major impact on the causes of poverty in our area. Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. (JVCA, Inc.) was incorporated on September 25, 1965. The Board of Trustees consist of 18 members and meets at 5:00 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. The Executive Director is Cheryl Thiessen.

JVCA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/provider of services.









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* Agency hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

* Call Toll FREE!!! 1-800-686-4339

* 2014 Winter Crisis begins November 3. Call (740) 384-6421 Ext. 10 for more info.

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