Pantry to be open weekly for all members of the community
LAWRENCE - The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is opening a food pantry at its main office, 305 Essex St. in Lawrence to help combat food insecurity in the region.
“People are struggling to put food on the table and rather than send them to an unfamiliar place, our clients and members of the community will be a
Juan Franklin Trinidad walked into the immigration office at the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc looking for help to become a U.S. citizen.
GLCAC’s immigration specialist guide him through the lengthy and complicated process, and the agency helped reunite Franklin with his four children from the Dominican Republic. GLCAC offers free immigration services to qualifying fa
Daniela Chavez-Hernandez was 16 when she emigrated from her home country of Mexico with her mother and three sisters, not knowing a word of English. Her father had died in an accident on her first birthday.
Daniela spent seven years earning an associate’s degree, graduating with honors at Northern Essex Community College in 2017.
Through perseverance, hard work and assistance from orga
LAWRENCE - The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is accepting Head Start students for the 2018-19 school year. The program serves children ages 15 months – 5 years old from Lawrence, Methuen, Andover and North Andover.
Head Start is one of three preschool options offered by the GLCAC that give parents affordable childcare so they can work or complete their education. GLC
The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. has received a $37,303 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to fund the first year of a speciailzed program for young parents who are in recovery from substance use. The “Parenting Through Recovery’’ program will promote ongoing recovery and maintenance of sobriety, while increasing parenting skills.