Action, Inc.

Helping People.Saving Lives

aka Action Inc.   |   Gloucester, MA   |  www.actioninc.org

Mission

Action, Inc.'s mission is to create opportunities that promote a thriving Cape Ann for all.

Ruling year info

1969

President & Executive Director

Ms. Peggy Hegarty-Steck

Main address

180 Main Street

Gloucester, MA 01930 USA

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EIN

04-2389332

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C. (S99)

Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy N.E.C. (R99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Client & Housing Services

Client & Housing Services offers case management and connects people with needed services such as public benefits, MassHealth, Food Stamps, housing assistance, financial literacy education, and more. We help people stabilize their lives and empower them to become more self-sufficient.

Population(s) Served

COMPASS is an education, training, and employment program for 14-21 year olds facing barriers to learning. We offer an alternative day school program, nigh school diploma program, HiSET preparation, life skills counseling, academic and vocational coaching, career exploration, and more. The program helps at-risk youth earn high school diplomas and experience success.

Population(s) Served

Action, Inc.'s emergency shelter provides homeless adults with stability and a second chance. Our shelter helps guests transition into permanent housing and provides beds, meals, and a safe environment. We also provide support with sobriety, mental health, counseling, healthcare, and job and housing searches.

Population(s) Served

Action, Inc.'s Job Training & Education program helps people improve their job opportunities through education, training, and resources. We offer training in the healthcare field, adult education, HiSET preparation, job placement, career readiness, and life skills coaching.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Accreditations

US Department of Housing and Urban Development 2011

Awards

Appreciation Award in recognition of your role in nurturing our roots, fostering our independence, & launching our organization 2008

The Open Door/Cape Ann Food Pantry

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Action, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 8/27/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Linda Murphy

Ipswich Caring

Term: 2016 - 2018

Reverend Karin Wade

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

Loretta Peres

Riverdale Park

Linda Giamanco

City of Gloucester

Linda Murphy

Ipswich Caring

Roger Lesch

Town of Rockport

Gavin Keenan

Town of Ipswich

Kathy Stewart

Riverdale Park

Courtney Lane

Santander Bank

Shelly Luckenbill Sevinor

Small business

Marcy Pregent

State Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante

Michael Givens

First Ipswich

Beverly Melvin

Manchester Housing Authority - The Plains Tenant Assoc.

Elise Sinagra

Community

Troy Sullivan

Attorney

Fernando DeSouza

Adult Education Program

Coreen Howland

Ipswich Housing Authority

Brieana Militello

Seacoast Nursing & Rehab

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes