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.


Head Start/Early Head Start Annual Report 2014 – 2015

Citizens for Citizens, Inc.’s public report can be read in it’s entirety in this pdf.

Board of Directors Meetings for 2016

The board will convene on the following dates:

  • June 22, 2016
  • July – no meeting
  • August – no meeting
  • September 21, 2016
  • October 19, 2016
  • November 16, 2016
  • December 21, 2016

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.