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    Food pantries, hot meal sites, food stamps & other programs helping people meet basic needs.

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Clatsop Community Action

CCA offers a variety of services including case management, housing and energy assistance, temporary rental assistance, respite referral and assistance, and prescription assistance for low income residents of Clatsop County. We also provide phone, facsimile, and mail message services for our homeless clients. We operate the Oregon Food Bank’s Regional (county) Food Bank, 22 units of low income houses (duplexes), and a Personal Care Pantry for basic necessities other than food (items which food stamps cannot be used to buy such as personal hygiene products, diapers, and cleaning products).

Clatsop County has continued to experience a large increase in demand for all social services, particularly for housing and emergency food requests. Approximately 30 families, (including 30 children) are helped with shelter in our county on any given night. Sadly, about 70 people (including 20 children) remain unsheltered.

Housing assistance requests have continued at never-before-seen levels (over 600% from two years ago). Unfortunately, our food distribution also increased by about 50% over the past four years. We distributed over a million pounds of product through our Regional Food Bank last year. Our Personal Care Pantry served over 600 people. More than 25% of the residents of Clatsop County qualify for emergency food assistance. The most unsettling statistics regarding the high number of people qualified for food assistance are that 41% of these people are children and 20% are seniors (on limited, fixed incomes).

Privacy Policy Statement

Clatsop Community Action (CCA) respects the privacy of our visitors and does not collect any personal information.  We do not attempt to track individuals in any manner and we do not link the web information to link to any other databases with the purpose of identifying individual website users.   We do not track IP addresses or deposit any “cookies” in an attempt to gain information about website users.  When visiting links to other sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies and statements of each site you visit.  Any questions and comments regarding the CCA Privacy Policy should be directed to the CCA Director at 503-325-1400; or at the CCA office located at 364 9th Street Astoria, OR 97103.

Clatsop Community Action (CCA) is an equal opportunity provider.

The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Our Partners

We have provided food for over 492,000 home cooked meals through the 16,643 emergency food boxes distributed through our partner agencies. We also provided food for over 258,000 hot meals served through our partner agency shelters and meal sites.

  • United Way
  • Oregon Food Bank
  • Northwest Oregon Housing Authority (NOHA)
  • Community Action Team (CAT)
  • Clatsop County Housing Authority
  • Clatsop County Long Term Disaster Recovery Committee (CCLTDRC)
  • Clatsop County Oregon
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