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Northwest Community Action Center (NCAC)

NCAC services.

Programs to help individuals and families to achieve a greater level of self-sufficiency.


Adult Education

Classes and activities for adults. Our Northwest Community Action Center (NCAC) in Toppenish offers a range of classes and activities for adults during daytime hours.

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Citizenship Classes

Study for the test and interview. Citizenship Classes help you become a United States citizen by helping you study for the naturalization test and interview.

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Energy Assistance

Help paying your energy bill. Our Northwest Community Action Center helps cover energy bills for low-income families living around the Lower Yakima Valley.

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Speak, write, and read in English. English as a Second Language classes (ESL) help people who are not native speakers learn the English language.

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Home Weatherization and Healthy Homes

Home repairs or improvements. Our Northwest Community Action Center’s Weatherization and Healthy Homes program assists low-income families who need home repairs or improvements for the sake of safety or energy-efficiency.

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Homeless Services

Helping those affected by homelessness. Our Northwest Community Action Center works to reduce short- and long-term homelessness in the Lower Yakima Valley.

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Job Search

Get training and find jobs quickly. Our Northwest Community Action Center’s Job Search program works with the state’s WorkSource service to help workers get training and find jobs quickly.

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Seniors on the Go

Weekly activities for seniors. Seniors on the Go is a local senior group that gets together every week in Toppenish for coffee, free games, fun field trips, potlucks and to listen to interesting guest speakers.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education (SNAP-Ed)

A healthy diet for your family. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) helps you buy the food you need for your family and promotes healthy diets.

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Find a career you enjoy. The WorkFirst program gives you employment skills and helps you find good jobs.

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Young people learning new skills. YouthBuild provides an opportunity for young people to develop job skills while earning a high school diploma or GED.

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21st Century Community Learning Centers

Learning outside of school. These free Northwest Community Action Center programs offer kids and their parents extra learning opportunities during non-school hours.

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