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GLCAC to Honor Helen Ann Knepper and National Grid

GLCAC to Honor Helen Ann Knepper

April 19, 2018

Helen Ann Knepper, a retired pediatric nurse, and National Grid, will be honored by the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. as the 2018 Heroes in Action. Knepper, a former GLCAC board member, and the utility company, will be honored at the agency’s fundraising gala on Friday, April 27 at DiBurro’s Function Facility in Haverhill. Knepper, an Andover residen

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Merrimack Valley YMCA’s Catherine Flynn to be Honored

Merrimack Valley YMCA’s Catherine Flynn to be Honored

March 21, 2018

Catherine Flynn, the executive director of child care services at the Merrimack Valley YMCA, will be honored at the 5th Annual Children’s Champion Award Ceremony April 4 at the Methuen YMCA. The Children’s Champion Award is given out annually by a coalition of Merrimack Valley non-profit organizations to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution locally in

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GLCAC Kicks Off Tax Filing Program

GLCAC Kicks Off Tax Filing Program

January 26, 2018

The Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP) and the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council on Friday, Jan. 26th, joined state Revenue Commissioner Christopher Harding and State Representative Diana DiZoglio of Methuen in kicking off this year’s tax season by launching the annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). VITA is administered by Community Acti

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Give Thanks To Our Family Advocates

Give Thanks

November 21, 2017

Our amazing Family Advocates work to help families overcome problems like homelessness and unemployment. We are so thankful for their dedication to the clients we serve. Read more about two of our amazing Family Advocates, Martha and Barbara, and the work they do to help others on the road to success.

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A Clean Start

A Clean Start

November 3, 2017

After bouncing in and out of a homeless shelter, Isaac was determined to improve his situation. He took the initiative to find an apartment he could afford on his monthly budget but did not have enough to pay the deposit. Isaac came to GLCAC’s Community Service Center for help. The staff at our Community Service Center are ready to help clients with referrals for many different services

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins at GLCAC Nov. 1

Health Insurance Open Enrollment

October 25, 2017

LAWRENCE - The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. will be available to sign up and re-enroll residents for health insurance starting Nov. 1. Open enrollment for plans available next year under the federal Affordable Care Act runs from Nov. 1, 2017 through Jan. 23, 2018. “If you or someone you know doesn’t have health insurance, now is the time to sign up,’

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GLCAC Helps Hundreds

GLCAC Helps Hundreds

August 17, 2017

Annual Resource Fair Matches Non-Profits and Families

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Community Resource Fair  August 16 at Campagnone Park, Lawrence

Resource Fair 2017

July 19, 2017

Space is available for Greater Lawrence non-profits to join the GLCAC’s 5th Annual Community Resource Fair on August 16 at Campagnone Park in Lawrence. The fair connects Lawrence families and residents to the variety of services available to help them overcome challenges and achieve success. The Community Resource Fair, from 1 to 4 p.m., will feature non-profit organizations a

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GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

June 21, 2017

METHUEN – The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is working with state and federal agencies to provide free, nutritious lunch to children in Methuen this summer. All children under 18, regardless of income, can show up at GLCAC’s Head Start program, 24 Gill Ave. in Methuen, anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June 26 through Aug. 25 to

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Governor Baker Tours Lawrence Head Start Program, Meets With Early Educators

Governor Baker Tours Lawrence Head Start Program, Meets With Early Educators

May 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2017 CONTACT William Pitman, Governor's Office william.pitman@state.ma.us Colleen Quinn, Executive Office of Education colleen.quinn.eoe@state.ma.us Governor Baker Tours Lawrence Head Start Program, Meets With Early Educators Baker-Polito Administr

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