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OUR MISSION
Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) assists low income and underserved people in Henderson,Transylvania and Polk counties in achieving their full potential through quality services and advocacy that demonstrate compassion, respect, and the belief that all people are worthy.

OUR VISION
Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) will continue its leadership in providing life changing services. We build alliances that develop and support activities and services designed to increase human capacity. We promote an economically just, environmentally sustainable, and inclusive community where every resident can live in dignity with the opportunity to grow and contribute to a brighter future.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc. (WCCA) is seeking bids for the replacement of two copiers and the necessary maintenance agreement. WCCA is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania Counties. Please download the the PDF for the full RFP details:

WCCA 2015 Copier RFP

 


SINGLE-FAMILY REHABILITATION (SFR) PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) is soliciting qualified consulting firms to provide administrative services for its SFR 2015 Projects.  The Project will consist of the expenditure of $340,000 of HOME funds in Polk and Transylvania Counties and will perform rehabilitation of 6 dwellings compliant with all Federal requirements and NCHFA Standards, including abatement of lead in accordance with Federal standards.

Minority and female firms are encouraged to submit a proposal.

The deadline for submittal of a proposal is 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015.  Proposals should be submitted to:

Sheryl Fortune
Western Carolina Community Action
PO Box 685
Hendersonville, NC  28793-0685
sfortune@wcca.net
828-693-1711


5/20/2015

WCCA is accepting proposals for a fixed price contract from CPA firrms to provide an A-133 audit. Please contact Colleen at 828-693-1711 ext. 167 for a bid packet.


5/21/2015

WCCA is accepting bids for our banking services. Interested banks should contact Sheri at 828-693-1711 ext. 140 to receive a bid packet.


WELCOME TO OUR NEW SILVERMONT OPPORTUNITY
CENTER DIRECTOR, CHRIS PARKER

Introducing the new Silvermont Opportunity Center Director, Chris Parker. 

Chris has over twenty years of experience helping older adults remain active and healthy. A few highlights on her resume include helping to begin the Senior Games program at the Transylvania County Recreation Department, and developing and teaching aquatic exercise classes at Brevard Racquet Club for the past seven years. 

Please stop by and come and meet Chris. Her passion, knowledge, experience and connections will make you instant friends and lifetime participants at the senior center!

 

 


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
3/9/2015

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc. (WCCA) has developed its PHA 5-Year and Annual Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher Program for fiscal year 2015-2016.

It is available for review at WCCA's main office located at 220 King Creek Blvd., Hendersonville, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM and on WCCA's website: www.wcca.net.

A public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 6:00 PM at the Etowah Lion's Den on Etowah School Road in Etowah, NC.

PHA 5 Year and Annual Plan 2015


 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR NEW FLEET VEHICLES
3/3/2015

Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) needs to purchase seven compact cars.

The vehicles need to be four door models similar in size to a Ford Focus, Chevy Cruze, or Toyota Corolla.

WCCA would prefer to have cars with the equipment listed below:
• Air Conditioning
• Automatic Transmission
• AM/FM Radio
• Cruise Control

WCCA is eligible for fleet pricing. If you need a fleet number, please call David White at 828-693-1711.

Dealerships that are interested should submit vehicle and price information by March 17 to:

David White
Executive Director
Western Carolina Community Action
P.O. Box 685
Hendersonville, NC 28793

Or email the quote to david@wcca.net


December 10, 2014 Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) has been selected as one of 234 preliminary winners of the Office of Head Start’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grants.  This was a nationwide grant competition to determine who could best provide high quality early childhood services in partnership with existing child care centers.  WCCA was the only organization in North Carolina west of Charlotte to receive the grant.
WCCA met earlier this year with child care providers in Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, and Transylvania Counties to gather support for the grant and determine potential partners. The agency also collected letters of support from many educational, health, and human service organizations in the service area.
The grant will allow WCCA and its partners to serve an additional 100 at risk infants and toddlers each year for the next five years.  The program will be funded at approximately 1.5 million dollars annually.  Some of the goals of the program are listed below:

  • Increase education levels for teachers working with at risk infants and toddlers
  • Insure high quality learning environments for at risk children in child care
  • Expand the number of at risk infants and toddlers receiving high quality early childhood services before they reach kindergarten
WCCA currently serves over 560 children with high quality early childhood programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, NC Pre-K, and childcare subsidy wrap-around service.

Click for the Silvermont Calendar of Events

View the Head Start/Early Head Start report for 2013-2014

Agency Annual Audit Report for 2013

 

It is the policy of Western Carolina Community Action, Inc. to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. We seek to ensure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity operated by the agency. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact the WCCA Executive Director.

Click here to download a printable copy of the Discrimination Complaint Form.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later to view the application.

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