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Our Mission: To improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals and families in Cape Ann and beyond by minimizing the effects of poverty, promoting economic security, and advocating for social change.

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ACTION's latest housing initiative


ACTION INC. has been providing human services for Greater Cape Ann since 1965. We serve Gloucester, Ipswich, Rockport, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Hamilton / Wenham. Our main offices are located in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Every day, we take action in our communities by providing life-changing social services and community programs. Click here to learn more about ACTION and visit our program pages to learn about our services.

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Pictured above: ACTION Executive Director Tim Riley, Senator Bruce  Tarr, Office of Congressman Tierney representative Rosalyn Frontiero, Cape Ann Motor Inn owner and Community Service Award honoree  Brad Pierce, and Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante at the 2014 Community Action Awards. Also awarded were Gloucester City Council President Paul McGeary and Volunteer of the Year Hathairat McClean.

Santa's Helpers promote the Project Uplift holiday drive

Local leaders honored by Community Action Awards

Cape Ann Beacon: ACTION's new affordable housing initiative

Gloucester Times: ACTION brings adult education to Gloucester

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ACTION INC. 180 Main Street Gloucester, MA 01930 Tel: 978-282-1000 Fax: 978-283-0523

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