A big year for Action Inc., the organization now owns and operates affordable housing for individuals. Action Inc. also begins a housing program for people living with HIV/AIDS. Action Inc.’s COMPASS Youth Program awards high school diplomas to its first graduating class. The organization moves to its current location at 180 Main Street in Gloucester.
Action Inc. builds housing for homeless families in Gloucester. The agency also creates a Housing First program to provide housing and services for chronically homeless adults. The Northeast Institute for Quality Community Action gives Action Inc. one of its highest ever assessment ratings. Action Inc.’s Energy Services department expands dramatically as National Grid provides funding for work on housing developments across Massachusetts. Action Inc. partners with North Shore Community College on adult education classes.