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Welcome to TVCCA

Thames Valley Council for Community Action, Inc. (TVCCA) is Southeastern Connecticut's Community Action Agency. We are a private, non-profit corporation that has been providing social services to the region's economically and otherwise disadvantaged citizens of New London County for 47 years. Our 28 programs currently reach approximately 26,000 eligible clients annually. TVCCA is well recognized as a community leader in advocating for and meeting the needs of the region's most vulnerable populations.

Current News

UCONN Volunteer Project »
On Saturday April 21th we had the pleasure of meeting and working with the volunteer group "UCONN MAKES A DIFFERENCE". >>

TVCCA Senior Nutrition Program to Host March for Meals Community Champions Week March 17th through March 21st, 2014 »
TVCCA Senior Nutrition Program announced today that it will be holding Community Champions Week as a part of its March for Meals campaign. Town officials in New London, Windham and parts of Tolland Counties will be participating in the event to show their support for our community’s homebound and hungry seniors. >>

Subaru Share The Love »
Subaru of New England along with local Dealership Secor Subaru presented a check to TVCCA in the amount of $11,041.66 to benefit the Meals on Wheels Program. >>

Thames Valley Council receives grant for two Meals on Wheels trucks »
After a year of state and federal funding cuts, the Thames Valley Council for Community Action received good news Wednesday, with the delivery of a check for $70,970 from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority to pay for two new Meals on Wheels delivery trucks. >>

Community Needs Assessment »
TVCCA's Head Start program completes a comprehensive report every three years about the community needs of New London County. >>

Head Start Invited to Participate in Urban Institute Study »
TVCCA Head Start was invited to participate in a study called Head Start Leadership, Excellence and Data Systems that was being conducted by the Urban Institute. >>

Secor Subaru Share the Love Campaign »
TVCCA is very grateful to Charlie Secor, owner, and Paul Holden, General Manager, of Secor Subaru of New London for choosing our Meals On Wheels program to participate in the Subaru Corporation’s annual "Share the Love Campaign". >>

Tax time is right around the corner! »
TVCCA will provide FREE income tax assitance again this year.
Our VITA tax line 860 425-6597 will begin scheduling tax appointments on Monday January 6th, 2014.

VITA is recruiting volunteers for the upcoming Tax Season: preparers, greeters, general admin. Call 860-425-6626

Important Information Regarding the Federal Government Partial Shutdown from CT WIC State office »
As of midnight October 1st the federal government has shutdown. However, the Connecticut WIC Program is able to continue to provide services to participants for the time being by using current available funds. >>

New London for the Policy Council Appreciation Dinner »
On Monday, May 20th, members of the TVCCA Head Start & Early Head Start Policy Council gathered at the Outback Steakhouse in New London for the Policy Council Appreciation Dinner. >>

Annual Family Fun Night »
On Thursday, April 25th Head Start and Little Learner teachers and staff welcomed 340 children and their family members to Tyl Middle School in Montville for our annual Family Fun Night. >>

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service »
On January 23rd, four RSVP volunteers participated in an event at the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London. >>

Bank of America presents a check to TVCCA »
On the behalf of Bank of America, David Bouffard, Groton Branch Manager, presents a check in the amount of $5,000 to TVCCA Executive Director Deb Monahan. >>

Warm Feet Hit the Playground »
We are delighted to report that thanks to some very generous contributions and hard working seniors in the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program we were able to donate over 860 pairs of warm winter boots to children >>

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