What CSBG Services are Available?

Community Action Agencies use CSBG funds to address the following six conditions of poverty:

  1. Securing and Retaining Meaningful Employment
  2. Securing Adequate Education
  3. Making Better Use of Available Income
  4. Obtaining and Maintaining Adequate Housing and Suitable Living Environment
  5. Obtaining Emergency Assistance Through Loans, Grants, or Other Means to Meet Immediate and Urgent Family and Individual Needs
  6. Improving Nutrition

Each Community Action Agency develops local programs that respond to the needs of low- income families and communities. Typically Community Action Agencies use CSBG resources in conjunction with other federal, state and local resources to provide the following range of services: