Helping People.
Changing Lives.

Action Inc. is here to help

Action Inc. is about helping people and changing lives. We’re dedicated to empowering people and building a stronger, more productive community. We offer affordable housing and homelessness prevention, fuel assistance and energy conservation programs, and education and job training. We are a welcoming place where you can find help, hope, and support when you need it most.

Project Uplift

Our annual holiday toy and clothing drive, Project Uplift, is back for its 28th year!

Applications open November 18th and will be accepted through December 13th. Our Holiday Store will open on December 14th. Click here for more information.

Help Spread Joy this Holiday Season by donating, becoming a collection site, or volunteering to help.

Having an impact in our community

Action Inc. supports programs that bring positive change to people’s lives and strengthen our entire community. Our mission is to create opportunities that promote a thriving Cape Ann for all. Action Inc. is always at the forefront of addressing local community needs.

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households maintained or worked to secure stable housing last year


households received emergency heating assistance last year

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students in our COMPASS Youth Program gained full-time employment or enrolled in post-secondary education

Matthew in his apartment

Gloucester, MA Matt: Getting Better Every Day

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