CPCA Red CAP Logo (no bg).png

Breaking Barriers Rapid Re-housing (RRH)

Assists with housing relocation and stabilization services and short-and or medium-term rental support as necessary to help individuals or families living in shelters or in places not meant for human habitation move as quickly as possible into permanent housing and achieve stability in that housing.

CARES NC (COVID-19 Assistance)

Assists low income individuals and families who have been impacted by COVID-19 to get back on their feet. Specifically, we will be providing emergency services and support to participants in Chatham, Durham, Orange and Randolph counties with income levels at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines with unmet economic needs due to COVID-19.

Community Services Block Grant Self-Sufficiency Program (CSBG)

Through intensive case management, guidance, and referrals, low-income individuals and families are assisted to transition from poverty to economic security. Services are intended to help participants achieve employment, adequate income levels, and stable and secure households.

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Assists low-income families and individuals improve their comfort level and lower energy costs through the provisions of energy conservation measures and heating/air repair and replacement.

Please reload


Our Mission

CPCA makes a vital difference in the lives of economically disadvantaged people needing jobs, nutrition, and housing comfort by delivering comprehensive, quality services and organizing community action to make a positive change.

Our Vision

CPCA is a customer driven organization recognized by the community for its outstanding services and being a catalyst for community action and the families we serve.

Our Background

Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc., (CPCA), is a private nonprofit human service organization established in March, 1966 by the Board of Commissioners of Orange and Chatham Counties to seek funds, to administer programs and to provide services to low-income families and individuals. Programs are developed and approved under the guidance of local Board of Directors consisting of representatives from the private, public and low-income sectors of the counties. CPCA mobilizes resources from federal, state, and local governments and private foundations to assist low-income families, individuals, and communities. In addition to the programs that are currently administered by CPCA, there are numerous programs founded by CPCA that have become institutionalized and are operated by the counties or as freestanding operations. Formerly named Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc (JOCCA) until 3/2016.