A 501(c)(3), not-for-profit Community Action Agency established in 1967, GBCA is part of a nationwide network of poverty-fighting enterprises which were established as part of the nation’s effort to address the intractable and persistent problem of poverty in America.
Through an outstanding board of directors with members from the private and public sectors, along with community leaders, GBCA seeks to mobilize public and private resources to change the conditions in which low-income residents live and work, while also changing the institutions which impact their lives.
Greater Bergen engages in a host of activities that are designed to:
• Empower Individuals, through Adult Learning and Asset Development
• Educate Curious Minds for Healthy Futures
• Build, Rehabilitate and Manage Housing, for Affordability, Health and Safety
• Revitalize Communities for a Better Tomorrow.