November 10, 2022
The virtual New England Regional Job Fair will take place on November 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days, on the Premier Virtual platform. This two-day, free event aims to connect jobseekers to employers across the six (6) New England states and features industry days in high-need industries like healthcare, education, hospitality, manufacturing/engineering, and other sectors. Jobseekers a
November 9, 2022
Important news for SNAP cardholders: The Mass. Department of Transitional Assistance has announced it will be requiring cardholders who receive SNAP benefits in the Lawrence area to set a new PIN (personal identification number) to use their EBT card.
October 28, 2022
The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. has been included in this year’s Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts list created by The Women’s Edge and the Boston Globe. The Women’s Edge, formerly The Commonwealth Institute, and The Boston Globe, recognized the honorees during a celebratory breakfast event Friday, Oct. 28. The 100 organizations generated nearly
October 23, 2022
GLCAC Raising Awareness of Lead Poisoning & Prevention The Merrimack Valley Lead Poisoning Prevention Program will be highlighting National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by educating the public about the dangers of lead exposure in children. This year, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week will run from Oct. 23 to Oct. 29. “Our goal is to raise awareness of lead poisoning
September 23, 2022
Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics open to the public will be held every Wednesday, 3-7 p.m., through the end of October. Click here for dates and locations. The vaccine is free, no appointments are necessary, and gift cards will be given to individuals receiving their first or second vaccine dose (while supplies last).
September 20, 2022
Childhood poverty was cut nearly in half during the Covid pandemic due to expanded federal programs like the child tax credit, and stimulus payments, which also prevented some five million Americans from falling below the poverty line.
September 14, 2022
There is still time to register! Join us for a regional forum, Finding the Way Forward in Essex County Toward Equity and Opportunity, on Sept. 19, 2022, starting at 9:30 a.m., at the Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School.
August 24, 2022
We at Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc., would like to express our deepest appreciation for your participation in our 9th annual Community Resource Fair held on August 10, 2022. Our fair had astounding success, attracting the participation of hundreds of individuals and families who learned more about the vast services offered by our agency and the resources available through othe
August 10, 2022
The 9th Annual Community Resource Fair hosted by the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. drew hundreds to Campagnone Park in downtown Lawrence for family fun and introductions to community service providers. The Resource Fair connects families and individuals with helpful non-profit, government, and local service providers in Greater Lawrence. The event featured Ramon Salomon’s Cari