Community Action Agency of New Haven Inc. Announces the Publication of the 2020 Annual Report

May 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bianca Bowles 
Social Media and Community Relations Specialist 
Email: Bbowles@caanh.net, Ph: (203) 387-7700, ext. 192 

NEW HAVEN, CT (May 1, 2021) – Community Action Agency of New Haven, Inc., Non-Profit and Social Service Agency in Greater New Haven, announces the publication of our 2020 Annual Report, which details the activities from October 2019 to September 30, 2020.

CAANH works to bridge gaps in social economic and generational wealth, provides basic needs, programs, and services, connects policymakers, community partners, and greater New Haven residents to areas that support pathways to prosperity.

Building on over two decades of compassion, CAANH continues to make strides to eliminate poverty by helping people do the best they can providing ways to create generational wealth and opportunity has been the heart of the work we continue to do. CAANH has dedicated staff members who support the execution and the delivery of the mission of the organization, as well as dedicated board of directors representing diverse leaders from the Greater New Haven community.

New Haven (CAANH) was established in 1978. CAANH focuses on helping individuals and families with limited resources and complex issues by providing programs, services, case management and referrals. Also, working across sectors with community partners and state agencies through strategic delivery to other service providers. Clients benefit from SMART. Women (Single Mothers Actively Reaching the Top) energy assistance (Matching Payment Plan, Operation Fuel, Homebound Service), financial literacy, job readiness, emergency food pantry. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), diaper bank, Passport Transitional Services (PTS Homeless Initiative), Youth Empowerment Pathways, YEP – Youth ages 15-17), Aging with GRACE. (Mature Adults 55+), Healthy Options Pathway Essentials (HOPE), Father Factor, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

CAANH meets the needs of distinct populations in the community such as homeless individuals, single mothers/grandmothers, youth, mature adults, fathers, and families in need. Every client that comes through the door is connected to CAANH’s “No Wrong Door” approach A process that allows the agency to assist clients where there is an expressed need and provide a wide range of resources to move individuals towards self-sufficiency and economic sustainability.