Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. will be hosting its 10th Annual June Jam for its homeless clients, childcare children and transitional housing clients on Friday June 21st from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Wesley House Homeless Shelter at 701 Madison Street in Chester, PA 19013. Families residing at CAADC’s Family Management Center, Kidz First Early Childhood Learning Center and transitional housing programs will be attending as well. Events/activities include grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, a moon bounce station, a water slide, water ice and pretzel stations and the Chester Fire Mobile Education Unit.
May is National Community Action Month. CAADC is one of over a 1,000 Community Action Agencies across the country that are helping low-income people change their lives and embody the spirit of hope. Agencies in almost every community in America are carrying out the Promise of Community Action to Help People and Change Lives.
Locally, CAADC is promoting Community Action Month and the help that we give to needy residents of Delaware County through a variety of ways. Delaware County Council will be passing a resolution in May declaring it Community Action Month in Delaware County. In addition, during the month of May along State Street in Media, 30 flags will be displayed to help increase public awareness of CAADC and our programs.
The Life Center Feeding Program each night at 7:00 provides a full meal to individuals or families from the community that are in need. The Life Center is located at 6310 Market Street in Upper Darby.