JAMES E. DOLIN

PRESIDENT

DAVID A. BILTCLIFFE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ELIZABETH BERUBE

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR





Welcome to Citizens for Citizens


People living in poverty often need assistance with emergency situations and help with their own efforts to improve the circumstances under which they live. Citizens for Citizens, Inc. (CFC) is the Community Action Agency serving the cities of Fall River and Taunton.Additionally,CFC also serves the surrounding towns of Berkley, Dighton, Freetown, Lakeville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport.

Citizens for Citizens, Inc. is an antipoverty social services agency, assisting over 42,000  households  each year by providing short-term services that support families during financial crisis situations through its Fuel Assistance, Food Pantry, and Rental Assistance programs. In addition, CFC provides long-range solutions through diverse programs that seek to empower low-income individuals and families with the ability to overcome the burdens of poverty by giving them the tools necessary to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency by offering programs such as Weatherization Assistance, Head Start,Early Head Start, After School Day Care, HEART WAP, Senior Aide, Foster Grandparent, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Family Planning, and Volunteer Income Tax Return Preparation.

In keeping with the standards established for nearly fifty years of service to the low-income community, the dedicated management and staff of Citizens for Citizens, Inc. are continuing to search for and develop innovative new programs to combat poverty and help families to lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

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Request for Proposal for Audit Services

A Request for Proposal for Audit Services is announced to assist Citizens for Citizens, Inc. This Request for Proposal (RFP) is to contract for a financial and compliance audit for the year ending 9/30/2016. The proposal includes options for four additional years. Only Certified Public Accountants may reply.

The Deadline for RFP responses is June 30, 2016. Instructions can be downloaded here.


Board of Directors Meeting

Our next Board of Directors meeting will be held on April 20, 2016 at 6:00pm.


2015-2016 Fuel Assistance & Weatherization Income Guidelines

Wondering if you qualify for Fuel Assistance? If you do you may also apply for the Weatherization Program and the Home Heating Repair / Replacement Program. Please call the numbers listed below to apply for the Fuel Assistance Program and then you can apply for these energy saving programs.

Here’s a brief overview of the income guidelines for most typical families:

Household Size Maximum 4 Weeks Gross Income or Gross Yearly
1 $2,548/ $33,126 year
2 $3,332/ $43,319 year
3 $4,116/ $53,511 year
4 $4,900/ $63,704 year

For information on larger families, or for other Fuel Assistance related inquiries, please call our offices at (508) 676-7397 or (508) 676-7398