Wateree Community Actions Inc.                   



Phone: (803) 807-9811/(803) 807-9812/(803) 807-9813
  Fax: (803) 807-9809/(803) 807-9810

 Wateree Community Actions, Inc. is a private, non-profit, multi-county, representative organization. The tripartite structure of its 15-member governing board is in accordance with standards and requirements cited in the law which gave it creation authorization, The United States Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (EOA), as amended and successors Acts.

Our agency currently addresses these anti-poverty goals as set forth in Section 675 (C)(1) of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act to assist the poor and disadvantaged: 



  • To secure and retain meaningful employment.
  • To attain an adequate education.
  • To make better use of available income.
  • To obtain and maintain adequate housing and a suitable living environment.
  • To obtain emergency assistance to meet immediate individual and family needs, including the need for health services, nutritious food, housing, emergency childcare and employment.
  • To remove obstacles and solve problems which block the achievement of  self-sufficiency.
  • To address the need of children and youth in low income communities.
  • To make a more effective use of other programs related to the purposes of the Community Services Block Grant Act.

   Mission Statement

Wateree Community Actions, Inc. is committed to enhancing the social and economic self-sufficiency of low income people and their environment of Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Richland, and Sumter Counties, through coordinating and partnering relationships and by conducting a range of custom designed services and activities geared toward reducing poverty problems and making the community a better place to live.

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