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Meeting Notice: Community Action, Inc.’s all-volunteer Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the CAI Fox Center, 75 Elm St. in Haverhill, MA. Committees meet at 5:45pm - Board Meeting at 6:45pm. Please contact CAI’s AA/EO Mgr. in advance for information on physical accessibility and sign language interpreters, 978-373-1971.

Notice: CAI’s Northern Essex WIC Haverhill office has relocated from 10 Phoenix Row to our central office location at 3 Washington Square in Haverhill.


Our Mission and Service Area

Community Action, Inc. provides resources and opportunities for individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty. CAI envisions strong, thriving communities free of poverty. We build hope and offer assistance with respect and understanding.

Our programs serve the following cities and towns in Massachusetts: Amesbury, Boxford, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury. Some CAI programs also serve Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lawrence, Manchester, Rockport, Topsfield and Wenham.

View CAI Programs

Youth Mentor Needed – Presidential Gardens Neighborhood Association, Inc.

The Presidential Gardens Neighborhood Association, Inc. is seeking a Youth Mentor that will be responsible for planning activities and implementing daily activities including homework assistance and mentoring for youth aged 6 to 15 who live at Presidential Gardens.

Responsibilities include: participating in group activities such as board games, softball, basketball, arts and crafts; supervising youth during activities including field trips; maintaining daily attendance logs and incident reports; assisting Peer Mentors; attending workshops; assisting with cleaning and set up of program activities. Applicants must be over the age of 17. This is a stipend grant position with no benefits.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 2:30–5:30 p.m. during the school year and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the summer months. Pay: $11 per hour. Start: Immediately. Please contact: Gladys Melendez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Richard Lynch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Client Satisfaction Survey

Please let us know how we are doing. Your feedback is very important to us. You can take the survey by following above link or download and print a copy. 

Please contact DeAnna Tashjian to add/edit/remove listings from this resource guide. Visit our online Resource Directory


Tue Jun 27 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Day Shelter/Light Breakfast
Tue Jun 27 @ 9:00AM - 03:30PM
Amesbury Food Pantry/Clothing Bank
Tue Jun 27 @ 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Music Rocks - Newburyport
Tue Jun 27 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Kindergarten Ready - FULL (Call for waitlist)
Tue Jun 27 @ 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Infant/Toddler Playgroup (0-3 Years)
Tue Jun 27 @10:00AM -
HiSET Class Waitlist Registration
Tue Jun 27 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
Music Rocks - Haverhill
Wed Jun 28 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Day Shelter/Light Breakfast
Wed Jun 28 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Parent/Child Open Playgroup (3-6 Years)
Wed Jun 28 @ 6:45PM -
Board of Directors Meeting

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