SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing the lives of
We are part of a national network of over 1,000 local organizations that help people move from poverty to economic stability and self-sufficiency.
SMCAA is dedicated to empowering diverse people in need and supporting their journey towards economic security.
To be a beacon of support in a strong, thriving community
by helping people and changing live.
What's Happening in
Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency was one of 17 businesses and individuals recognized by the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber and the Cornerstone Alliance during their annual celebration of local businesses and business professionals. The year 2020 proved how important nonprofits are to their communities, and SMCAA is both humbled and honored to receive the
Non-Profit Excellence Award.
Advocate for Emergency Rental Assistance in Michigan
The Michigan Legislature is voting to appropriate only a portion of the federal dollars for rental assistance our communities need.
COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Funding has arrived!
Tenants or landlords may apply. Click above for more information about eligibility, document requirements, and how to apply.
Who We Serve
SMCAA helps those less
fortunate in our community who
need assistance. We advocate for struggling individuals, providing them
with a variety of programs and opportunities. We serve the people in
economic need throughout Berrien,
Cass and Van Buren Counties in the
great State of Michigan.