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.

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Gloucester's new affordable housing community

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 build an equitable and resilient community by creating opportunities for all on Cape Ann. 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


people benefited from LIHEAP (Fuel Assistance) program

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Adults with improved educational outcomes through our Adult Education Program

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homes with improved energy efficiency and health and safety improvements

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individuals received workforce training and job readiness skills

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individuals received emergency shelter services

Donate to Action Inc.

You can help change lives by supporting Action Inc.’s numerous programs and services that reduce poverty, promote economic security, and advocate for social change. Our programs are successful because they provide people with opportunities for greater self-sufficiency and financial security as well as help during emergencies. We also collaborate with local civic and business leaders to advocate for resources that are vital for residents here on Cape Ann. With your contributions, Action Inc. is able to provide a range of essential services that make our communities stronger and help people to live better lives. Please consider giving a tax-deductible contribution today.


Action Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit with the federal tax ID Number 042389332.

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