Since 1981, Community Action Agency of Somerville has worked to end poverty where we live.


Working To End Poverty Where We Live


CAAS' programs include Head Start, Homelessness Prevention Program, and Community Organizing & Advocacy.


Give your child a Head Start by enrolling them in preschool today.

Head Start serves Somerville and Cambridge residents. Contact CAAS today to learn more.


Issues in your building? CAAS can help you organize!

Contact CAAS for Community Organizing & Advocacy today.



Are you being evicted? We will advocate for you!

Are you a Somerville resident? Contact CAAS for help today!

Your neighbors need your help! Support CAAS’ work in your community today.

Become a CAAS Champion! Donate today!

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About Us

Learn more about CAAS' programs, our leadership team, and our mission to end poverty where we live.

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Ready to help fight poverty in Somerville? Find out how you can be a part of our work.

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We speak your language

CAAS staff works with Somerville residents from many countries, making programs available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and other languages.

Call our office at 617-623-7370