Lynchburg Community Action Group, Inc.

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Treney Tweedy President & CEO
Main Address:
1010 Main Street
3rd Floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Lyn-CAG- Programs & Services
1010 Main Street
2nd Floor
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Hand-Up Lodge (Shelter)
618 Fifth Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

What We Do

Lyn-CAG assists low-income people to become self-sufficient through supportive services, housing and education. Hand-up Lodge houses homeless families; The Gateway houses homeless men in recovery from substance use disorder. Children & Families provides early childhood education. The Center for Employment Training helps the unemployed gain skills and find work. VA CARES gives ex-offenders returning to the community referrals for housing and employment, provides transportation and work supports. Emergency Services and Homeless Prevention assist those about to lose their utilities or be evicted from housing. Weatherization performs home repairs to keep the elderly housed safely. Childcare helps mothers find childcare for their children so they can work or return to school. Lyn-CAG also has a tax preparation program during tax time to help low income families file their taxes for free. The CNA Program trains certified nursing assistants and helps them get jobs.

Interesting Info

Lyn-CAG serves over 3,500 persons in Central Virginia each year.
We seek to make a difference in low income people's lives, helping to eliminate poverty in Central Virginia.

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