Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 our offices will be closed to the public indefinitely in order to ensure the safety of our clients and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

You may call our main office at


and leave a message with your name, callback number, and the reason for your call including the person with whom you wish to speak, if known. These voicemails are being closely monitored and someone will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

For questions regarding the Homemaker program, please call 


For questions regarding Weatherization services, please call


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The Southwestern Community Action Council, Inc. Board of Directors is a body of individuals representing the four-county area of Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, and Wayne who set policies and approve the programs that are offered to its low-income citizens. One third of its members represent the public sector, one third represent the private sector, and one third represent low-income people. Four members represent each sector and one member is selected from the Head Start Policy Council for a total of twelve members. The board meets every other month and ratifies action taken by various committees comprised of board members that meet between full board meetings.
Southwestern is a true regional leader in the development and provision of a comprehensive, integrated array of community services provided by qualified, highly trained, client-centered staff. Its mission is to provide quality services to low-income individuals and families, moving them toward self-sufficiency and improving their quality of life.
Southwestern Community Action Council, Inc. (SCAC) is a private non-profit 501c3 agency whose mission is to facilitate the social and economic well-being of low-income families in Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, and Wayne counties in West Virginia. Southwestern receives various federal, state and local grants toward this end as well as public and private donations.
The central office is located at 540 5th Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia. SCAC administers the Mature Worker Program, Head Start/Early Head Start, Mason County Homeless Shelter, Weatherization Assistance Program, Case management/Homemakers, and VA services. Also, SCAC provides a variety of services to income-eligible individuals in Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, and Wayne counties both directly and via contracts that provide Community Services Block Grant funding to Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc. (LCOC) and Wayne County Community Services Organization, Inc. (WCCSO).