We are Now Open!

We are back open to the public from 7 am to 6 pm. We will accept applications from 9 am to 12 pm and again from 2 pm to 4 pm. Also, our Orientations are on the normal schedule. Orientations are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am or 3:30 pm and a total of 5 people can attend.

Our Pantry is still open on Thursdays from 9 am to 12 pm and again from 2 pm to 4 pm. There is a limit of 2 people allowed in the lobby at once. If the lobby is full then PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR CAR and call to inform us of your arrival. Please wait on the exit of an individual from the lobby before entering the building. It is important that you wear a mask during your visit for the safety of the staff as well as yours. We are maintaining a safe and clean environment as we offer help to our community in need. Thank you so much for your understanding!

Helping People. Changing Lives.

Our mission is to help low income families move out of poverty by connecting people to community resources, coaching people to help themselves, and calling attention to inequality in Davidson County.

Our Vision

We envision Davidson County to be a place where all people have equal opportunity to reach their full social, civic, and economic potential. To acheive this vision, our aim is to be the most widely-known, the most highly-regarded, and the most results-oriented local anti-poverty agency in North Carolina.

Public Hearing

May 21, 2020
For COVID 19 Funds

6:00 pm at the main office
911 S. Talbert Blvd.
Lexington NC 27292

Next Board Meeting

May 21, 2020

6:15 pm at the main office
911 S. Talbert Blvd.
Lexington NC 27292

Davidson County Community Acton receives $400K in CARES funding

From The Dispatch – May 19, 2020

The Davidson County Community Action Agency has received $400,962 in federal money to provide relief funding for residents facing economic hardships due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Darrick Horton, executive director of Davidson County Community Action, said these funds are part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, which is providing $1 billion in additional funds to the Community Services Block Grant program.

Community Resources

Need help for yourself or someone else? Trying to find caregivers for a variety of situations? Click the button below to access the Comprehensive Community Resource guide for Davidson County, NC. This document is in pdf format.

Personal Finance Education

Click the button below for a link to a free resource, “Success With Money, Your Personal Guide to Achieving Financial Success.” This website is an excellent source for ideas, training, knowledge, and skills needed by anyone who is seeking to become economically self-sufficient.

Ending Hunger

Our food pantry is stocked by private donations and by the local food bank. Click below to visit Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC. Read about the state of hunger in our region of North Carolina, and how food insecurity is an increasing problem in our communities.

Thank you for an amazing Casino Night at Sapona Country Club!

On September 7, 2019 we all had a great time and raised money for needs in our community. If you attended, or if you would like to check out what happened at our event, view pictures here!

Casino Night Cancelled

Our 2020 Casino Night fundraiser has been cancelled due to COVID 19. Stay tuned here for more information about our next opportunity to give.


Your $10 online tax-deductible donation to Community Action will help us to eliminate pverty in Davidson County, NC.

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As a Community Action volunteer, you can help us to build a better community for all people in Davidson County!

Need Help?

Click HERE  to find a comprehensive Community Resource list for Davidson County, NC.

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Contact Us - DC Community Action

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Davidson County Community Action, Inc.
911 S. Talbert Blvd
PO Box 389
Lexington, NC 27293-0389
(336) 249-0234

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