About Community action
Helping people reach self sufficiency
In Missouri, our 19 Community Action Agencies exist in every county to help people achieve self sufficiency. Community Action provides direct services to low-income Missourians:
About Missouri CAN
A Voice for Low-Income Families
Missouri Community Action Network - Missouri CAN - is the state association of Missouri's 19 Community Action Agencies, Allies and Supporters united to help people and change lives. We are the statewide voice for Missourians struggling with poverty and the Community Action Network.
Our Vision: A state where all people and communities thrive.
Our Mission: To advocate for low-income Missourians and strengthen the Community Action Network.
Missouri CAN and our 19 Community Action Agencies are all nonprofit, nongovernmental, and nonpartisan organizations.