Our mission

To be a partner of choice, responding to our region’s challenges and helping communities of Southwest Virginia on their path to self-sufficiency.

About Us

Over 55 Years of Community Action in the Heart of Appalachia

For more than 55 years, your Appalachian Community Action and Development Agency (AppCAA) has served the residents of Lee, Scott, and Wise Counties and the City of Norton with programs that help low-to-moderate-income individuals and families at every stage of life. With programs for housing, finance, health, children and seniors, you’re sure to find the help you need completely FREE for all income-eligible households!


AppCAA Programs

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Get Involved with AppCAA

We are always looking for volunteers to get involved with our vast array of programs. We offer numerous opportunities to contribute to our community.

In addition, our agency is always accepting donations to further our mission and assist our community members. Any contributions are greatly appreciated!