Programs & Information
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Through a wide array of programs and services, the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) provides food, shelter, medical care, housing, and other forms of assistance to families and individuals who are low-income or homeless. Started in 1968, the FCAA is sponsored by the City of Frederick and Friends for Neighborhood Progress, Inc. The major programs operated by the FCAA can be categorized into six (6) broad program areas: Health Care Programs, Housing and Weatherization Programs, Food and Nutrition Programs, Outreach and Transportation Programs, Homeless Assistance Programs, and Energy Assistance Programs. Programs under each area are described below.
Health Care Programs Community Action Health Center: In 2015, the FCAA was designated a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and expanded primary health care and dental services for lower-income adults and children. Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants provide health care services to adults and children who are uninsured, ineligible for other public health care programs like Medicaid, and have a total household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL), as adjusted for the size of the family. In addition, the FCAA continues to serve adults and children who are experiencing homelessness or are recipients of Medical Assistance.
FCAA Program Facilities and Offices