West Virginia Community Action Partnerships, Inc.

The West Virginia Community Action Partnerships, Inc. (WVCAP) is a statewide membership organization for the 16 Community Action Agencies in West Virginia. Initially established in 1966, WVCAP serves as the voice for the local Community Action Agencies and low-income individuals and families on a statewide basis. WVCAP works in partnership with the WV Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity to identify training needs and coordinate training opportunities for the Community Action Agencies. WVCAP facilitates monthly meetings that allow Community Action Agency leaders the platform for sharing resources and ideas. WVCAP works closely with our lobbyist to promote legislation that supports the efforts of local Community Action Agencies, while protecting the interests of low-come individuals and families. WVCAP advocates for and supports public policy beneficial to the needs of local Community Action Agencies.

WVCAP is a private nonprofit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. Each Community Action Agency appoints an official representative to serve as a voting member of the Board of Directors. Non-voting membership categories include Network Association Membership, Corporate Membership, and Associate Membership.

Our Vision

WVCAP is dedicated to eliminating the causes of poverty.

Our Mission

WVCAP is an alliance of Community Action Agencies that supports and strengthens our members, advocates for low-income individuals and families and promotes partnerships.