JACKIE CUMMINGS

PRESIDENT

DAVID A. BILTCLIFFE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ELIZABETH BERUBE

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR





2017 – 2018 Fuel Assistance Guidelines for Income Eligibility

Family Size (# of people in the household) Maximum Gross Household Income
1 $34,380
2 $44,958
3 $55,537
4 $66,115
5 $76,693
6 $87,272
7 $89,255
8 $91,239

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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Community Assessment Report and Strategic Plan Released

Today, Citizens for Citizens releases it’s Community Assessment Report and Strategic Plan for the years 2018 through 2020. It is available for viewing and download here.

Thank you to those in the community who participated in our survey and provided us with their views and opinions.


Applications for the 2017-2018 School Year

Head Start is a free early early childhood education program for income-eligible children of all abilities ages 0-5 living in Fall River and the surrounding towns of Berkley, Dighton, Freetown, Lakeville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea and Westport.

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

For more information please click here.

we are located at 427 Robeson Street, Fall River, MA 02720

Call us 508-675-2151


Head Start Annual Report 2015/2016

CFC Head Start’s public report can be read in it’s entirety in this pdf.