Board Profile: Area Committee To Improve Opportunities Now (ACTION), Inc. is a private non-profit Community Action Partnership agency that serves low and moderate income and elderly residents in ten Northeast Georgia counties including Barrow. This organization provides many social services including emergency food assistance, rent and utility expense assistance, housing counseling, weatherization and emergency home repairs, employment services, and Opportunities Now program, among other services.
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners Chairman
Qualification of Members: member can be anyone from the public sector.
Meeting Schedule: Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of January, March, May, August, October, and November at 6:00 p.m. at the Action, Inc. Offices, 594 Oconee St. in Athens. Contact: Marilyn Lee, Chief Administrative Officer or Lisa Ransom at the Athens Office at 706-546-8293 x29 or x12. For more information, visit www.actionathens.org