Helping Those in Need
  • Helping Those in Need
    MCA has opened a food pantry to help families in need. The pantry is open on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12-noon at MCA's Administrative Office.
  • MCA distributes food to clients. The food pantry is open on Wednesdays from 10:00 a. m. - 12:00 noon.
  • MCA's Food Pantry Distribution.
  • Community Services Manager Linda Marshall (left) and CSBG Assistant Stephanie Blevins-Johnson (right), pack bags of groceries for distribution to families.
  • Preparing for food pantry distribution at the Administrative Office.
  • CSBG Assistant Carmen Brown distributes groceries to our client.

Notices of Interest

MCA Announces 2017 LIHEAP Heating Assistance Program

Mobile Community Action Inc. will begin scheduling appointments for clients for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. The program will start on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. This is a federally funded program designed to assist low income families in Mobile and Washington counties with the payment of their heating bills.

Applicants applying for assistance must be income eligible and have a utility bill in the head of household's or spouse's name.

To schedule an appointment applicants must call (251) 206.6117, or click here.

MCA Approved to Participate in ABC Trust Fund's 'Home Forward Program'

The Alabama Business Charitable (ABC) Trust Fund has awarded MCA the 'Home Forward Grant' for Weatherization. 

The ABC Trust Fund was created by Alabama Power in 1992 to serve low-income Alabamians, who have energy assistance needs, and to promote energy efficiency.  The Home Forward Program helps agencies and non-profit organizations provide energy efficiency training and weatherization assistance to low-income homeowners in the State of Alabama.                                                   

Mobile Community Action's Board of Directors Meeting Dates for 2017

January 17, 2017

March 21, 2017

April 25, 2017

May 16, 2017*

July 18, 2017

September 19, 2017

November 21, 2017 - Annual Meeting

*Meeting date is subject to change. 

Please call the Administrative Office at 251-457-5700 to confirm meeting location and time.

Mobile Community Action's 2013-2014 Annual Report

MCA 2013-2014 Annual Report


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Mobile Community Action Hosts Shared Governance Training


Mobile Community Action hosted its annual Shared Governance Training for its Board and Policy Council Members on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  The training was held at the Ashbury Hotel and Suites in Mobile, Alabama.  This year's speaker was Ms. Janet Buckley, MCA's Head Start Director.


(Pictured above):  MCA Head Start Director, Janet Buckley.


(Pictured above from left to right):  Janet Buckley, MCA Head Start Director;  LaKisha Ellzey, Policy Council Secretary; Bruce Frazier, Policy Council President; Julia James, MCA Head Start Administrative Assistant (standing); TaMichael Grimes, Policy Council Member.


During her presentation, Ms. Buckley (standing) motivates and encourages active participation in the training session from the members of the Board and Policy Council.


Head Start Celebrates

100 Days of Learning

Mobile Community Action's Head Start Program celebrated 100 Days of Learning on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  In recognition of this milestone in learning, Head Start students participated in a celebratory parade at the Administrative Office. 

Above:  Head Start students celebrate 100 Days of Learning.

Head Start students distribute trinkets and goodies along the 100 Days of Learning "parade route" to MCA's Executive Director, Elige Jones.

Spreading Christmas Joy

The Advisory Council of Mobile Community Action's Northside Community Service Center presented Christmas gifts to patients of Seabreeze Nursing Home in Mobile.


MCA 50th Year Anniversary Achievement Award Honorees

Mobile Community Action, Inc. celebrated 50 years of service to the community and honored 15 individuals and 2 staff-members during its 2016 Community Achievement Awards Banquet.  The banquet was held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7:00 p. m. at the Battle House Hotel in Mobile.  Radio personality Ms. Patricia Butler of WERM 1480-AM served as Emcee; and former University of Alabama football star Christopher D. Edwards served as Guest Speaker for the evening. Pictured below are a few of the honorees: 

(Seated from left to right): Eddie Mitchell; Birdie Anderson; and Chris "Champ" Napier. (Standing from left to right): Elbert Lee Jones, Alec Naman; and Christopher Edwards (Guest Speaker).

(Seated from left to right): Patricia Butler (Guest Emcee); Mary Payne (50th Anniversary Employee). (Standing from left to right):  Scott Lacey, Creola Ruffin and Fred Eaton.

Honorees not pictured: Arthur Barker; Johnetta Jackson; Cynthia Tatum; Doug Jolly; Doris Littleton; Tydus Williamson; Grace Yelding Wyatt and Vacie Nickleson (50th Anniversary Employee).