Oregon Coast Community Action (ORCCA) - The Community Action Network

Community Action Partnership of Oregon (CAPO) is the State Association for Oregon’s Community Action network of 17 Community Action Agencies and Oregon Human Development Corporation, a statewide agency serving farmworkers. CAPO and its members are part of the national Community Action Network – a network made up of more than 1,100 local, private, non-profit, and public agencies that work to alleviate and eliminate poverty. The vast majority of these agencies are Community Action Agencies (CAAs) created through the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. CAAs were the first social service agencies to involve lower-income people as members of their Boards of Directors to help set policies, design programs and evaluate services intended to reduce or eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty.

Each CAA uses a community-based needs assessment to develop advocacy and service priorities to provide the most relevant, most effective services for its own community. Located in the areas of greatest need, local CAAs offer an extremely wide variety of programs that serve low-income children, families, and seniors. This community-based approach, in conjunction with the statewide network of CAPO members and resources, creates a unique and effective system for fighting poverty in Oregon.

Services Offered by Community Action Agencies: To see which services the CAA in your area offers or more information, download our Map, Programs and Services Matrix (PDF) or CAA Stats Matrix (PDF). Additional assistance for individuals and families may be available through www.oregon.gov.

  • Advocacy
  • Affordable Housing Development
  • Child Care
  • Commodity Distribution
  • Community Development
  • Domestic Violence Victims Assistance
  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Food & Shelter
  • Employment Training
  • Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • Family Shelters
  • Food Banks
  • Food Gleaning
  • Head Start
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Information & Referral Service
  • In-Home Care
  • Lifespan Respite Care
  • Warmline
  • Life Skills Training
  • Migrant/Farm Worker Service
  • Neighborhood Centers
  • Parent Training
  • Public Transportation
  • Second Chance Renters Program
  • Self-Help Programs
  • Self-Sufficiency Programs
  • Senior Services
  • Special Transportation
  • Transitional Housing
  • Transportation
  • Veterans Services
  • Volunteer Services
  • Weatherization
  • Youth Services

CAPO Board

The CAPO Board of Directors is made up of the Executive Directors from each of the 17 Community Action Agencies and Oregon Human Development Corporation.

Executive Committee

  • Dan Brown, Board President – Community Action Team
  • Kemp Shuey, Board Vice President – Community Action Organization
  • Paula Hall, Treasurer – CAPECO
  • Scott Cooper, Immediate Past President – NeighborImpact
  • Jimmy Jones, Legislative Vice President – Mid-Willamette Community Action Agency
  • Martin Campos-Davis, At Large Member – Oregon Human Development Corporation
  • Alexandra Hendgen, At Large Member – Yamhill Community Action Partnership

CAPO Staff

  • Janet Allanach – Executive Director
  • Norah Owings – Operations and Grants Manager
  • Raynie Lindsay – Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
  • Drew Sizemore – OTI Director
    • Suzanne Gray – OTI Workforce Development Manager
    • Lara O’Brady – OTI Lead Instructor
  • Benedikt Springer – Utility Policy Analyst
  • Rose Bradshaw – SSVF Program Manager
    • Scott McKee – SSVF Program Coordinator
    • Allie Collins – SSVF Healthcare Navigator
    • Misti Scott – SSVF Housing Navigator
    • Fae Zastoupil – SSVF Housing Navigator
  • Brooke Matthews – ROCC Program Manager
  • David Mulig – Data Systems Manager and HMIS Lead

Download a complete list of Oregon Community Action Agencies and their contact information.

Community Action Agency Directory


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Oregon Coast Community Action (ORCCA)
Coos & Curry Counties
Location/Address: 1855 Thomas Avenue Coos Bay, Oregon 97420 United States Office: (541) 435-7080 Website: ORCCA Website