About the Southest Arkansas Community Action Corporation
History
This agency was organized April 4, 1966 as a Private Non-Profit Agency to serve Bradley County. In 1968 the agency expanded and now serve five (5) counties in Arkansas (Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha, & Drew).

The purpose of the agency is to plan, execute and / or coordinate programs and projects which will tend to alleviate and / or eliminate poverty in the area.

Objectives
  • To administer programs, coordinate service and determine the outcome of services to low-income persons.
  • To work with significant community groups (the poor, the public sector and the private sector) to seek out, identify and /or eliminate the causes of poverty within the community.
  • To make the entire community more responsive to the needs and interests of the poor by mobilizing available resources and bringing about a greater institution sensitivity.
  • To plan and develop a system of priorities among projects, activities and areas as needed for the most effective and efficient use of resources.
  • To involve the residents of the area in the planning of programs this will help the poverty stricken.

Structure
The agency is governed by a Board of Directors of fifteen (15) people (one-third elected official s, one-third elected representatives from the private sector and one-third elected representatives from the low-income sector) who are the decision-making body of the agency.

Leadership
Leadership for the agency is delegated to the Executive Director by the Board of Directors.
SEACACAC is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act and is operated, manages and delivers services without regard to age, religion, disability, political affiliation, veteran status, sex, race, color or national origins.