55 Years of Community Action in the Heart of Appalachia


Formerly known as RADA, AppCAA has effectively served the needs of low- to- moderate income individuals in southwest Virginia since 1965. AppCAA serves Lee, Scott and Wise Counties as well as the City of Norton.

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Community Needs Assessment 2020

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities


Press Release

On March 28, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended its temporary halt, or moratorium, on residential evictions through June 30, 2021. The original moratorium, which was due to expire on March 31, 2021, protects individual renters earning less than $99,000 per year, as well as couples earning less than $198,000.



How Can We Help?

Childrens' Programs

After School Food Program
Imagination Library
Summer Food Program

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Business & Economic Development

Financial Coaching & Empowerment
Financial Workshops
Tax Preparation Service - VITA

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Volunteer Programs

AmeriCorps VISTA
Retired Seniors Volunteer Program

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Housing & Community Solutions

CHORE Program
Emergency utility services
Housing Counseling
Indoor Plumbing & Rehabilitation
New Eyes for the Needy
SafeLink Cellphone

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