Growing Along with Our Community Needs

Welcome to Community Action of Skagit County. With services that reach people in all corners of the county, we have offices in Mount Vernon, Burlington, Concrete, Anacortes and NAS Whidbey, as well as facilities in Sedro-Woolley.

Please see the services button up above for the most direct information about what you need help with. We look forward to working with you.

Our mission is to foster and advocate for self-sufficiency among low-income people in Skagit County.

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Our Mission

Vision: Our vision is a community in which everyone works together to end poverty in Skagit County.
Mission: Community Action’s mission is to stabilize lives, equip people to meet their goals, and build a stronger, more equitable Skagit County.
Equity Statement: Guided by those we serve in our community, we believe that all of us can change the values, beliefs, and policies that create equitable systems. We recognize that the roots of poverty are embedded in trauma, oppression, and inequity. We have a lot to learn by listening to people with this lived experience in poverty, homelessness, and inequity based on race and other identities. We support and encourage increased leadership and representation by people who have not had an opportunity to be a voice at the table.

Stabilizing Lives

We believe in the strength and potential of people and offer several programs that provide basic needs, from housing to energy assistance.

Equipping Families for Success

We believe in the power of neighbor helping neighbor to help move people beyond a crisis and towards a more self-sustaining life.

Building Stronger Communities

We create a thriving community for all when we work together.