Total Community Action

Total Community Action, Inc. (TCA) is a non-profit community agency in New Orleans founded in 1964 to address the needs of disadvantaged residents.

TCA services include early childhood development, utility assistance, home weatherization, job counseling and guidance, transportation for the elderly and disabled, food distribution, youth work experiences, and a telephone tape library. [cite web
title= Programs and Services in Operation
work=Total Community Action, Inc.
url=http://www.tca-nola.org/programs/
accessdate=2006-12-09
]

TCA administers a Head Start program. [cite web
title=National Directory of Head Start Programs, Louisiana
work=U.S. Department of Education
url=http://www.ed.gov/inits/americareads/resourcekit/HeadStart/louisiana.html
accessdate=2006-04-19
] Recent federal grants to TCA include $300,000 in 2004 from the Administration for Children and Families for an Assets for Independence program, which provides matching contributions intended for post-secondary education, business capitalization, or homeownership. [cite web
title=Assets for Independence 2004 Grantees
work=Administration for Children and Families
url=http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/assetbuilding/grantees04/04TotalCommunity.htm
accessdate=2006-04-19
]

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