About QCAP

Mom and son readingQuincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is a leading private nonprofit organization in the Greater Quincy area dedicated to reducing poverty and helping low-income people achieve self-sufficiency. QCAP was incorporated in 1965 and is one of 23 Community Action Agencies in Massachusetts. QCAP serves more than 22,000 unduplicated people annually. Our service area includes Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton, Hull and surrounding Norfolk County and South Shore Communities. (For individuals and families outside of this area, find the Community Action Agency nearest to you at Massachusetts Association for Community Action - MASSCAP.)

QCAP delivers multiple services that are designed to support people in crisis, as well as provide low-income households with a path for reaching economic self-sufficiency. QCAP's programs are focused on:

  • Preserving existing and creating new affordable housing options
  • Improving the energy efficiency of low-income households
  • Preparing young children for success in school and beyond
  • Providing parents with quality early education and care options so they can work or pursue education and training
  • Helping adults improve their education and job skills so they can get good jobs that pay a living wage
  • Supporting households in crisis and working with them to stabilize their living situation
  • Helping adults manage their money and save towards an asset such as a home, education or small business
  • Helping low income people increase their incomes and move towards financial self-sufficiency.

 Recent News:

QCAP's 50th Anniversary Annual Report


QCAP's 2015-2016 Annual Report


QCAP's 2016-2017 Annual Report


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