Action Opportunities is a catalyst for individual, family and community
change. We help hundreds of people each year to transform their lives.
As a Community Action Agency, founded in 1964 by the Economic Opportunity
Act, we work with citizens who live on limited incomes, elected public
officials and private sector representatives to confront and solve
the problems that cause poverty.
Head Start -
provides comprehensive health, education, and family support services in Buncombe and Madison Counties
for children ages 3-5 years and their families who live on limited incomes. Head Start serves children with disabilities.
Works - assists adults who live on low incomes in making the necessary changes to improve their lives and strengthen their families; now serving McDowell County, as well as Buncombe and Madison Counties.
Weatherization - offers services to improve the health, safety and energy efficiency of the homes of people who live on low incomes in Buncombe, Madison, Henderson and Transylvania Counties
Family Development Credential - promotes mutual
respect and collaboration among community organizations as they work
to help families become self reliant.
Community Action Opportunities Whistleblower Protection Policy
Community and Procurement Complaint Resolution Procedure