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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 49 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

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 5th, 2015.

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

Please follow the link for more VITA details.

Thames Valley Council for Community Action 2014 Food Drive »
Thank you to all of the employees who volunteered for the Annual WCTY Food drive on November 6th and 7th! >>

Fly By Knights Community “Night of Giving” Opportunity »

Thames Valley Council for Community Action Hosts First Breastfeeding Symposium »
August is National Breastfeeding Month, so it made sense for TVCCA’s Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC) to host its first breastfeeding symposium, “Building Community Support for Breastfeeding”, on August 15, 2014, at the Holiday Inn Norwich. >>

Home Heating Assistance Now Available; New Income Guidelines make qualifying easier than ever. »

Household Size 1 2 3 4 5
Annual Income $32,515 $42,519 $52,524 $62,528 $72,532

New Vehicles for Meals on Wheels »
Due to the hard work of Program Planner David Cawley and the generosity of CHEFA, our Meals on Wheels program was able to purchase two new vehicles to help serve our seniors and help end Senior hunger. >>

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". >>

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