PULLED FROM LIVE WEBSITE 2021-07-02 18:26:22: Helping the neediest and most vulnerable among us, ACCA offers critical help in emergencies: rental assistance; funds for car repairs, utility bills, medical and dental care; nutritious food and hygiene products; gently used furniture; transportation to medical appointments; meals on wheels the most basic, fundamental aid imaginable. Its Child Development Center provides affordable day care, early education, and special services annually for 274 infants and children from low-income households, the kind of help that gives families a healthy start in life. ACCA has grown to include 26 congregations in sections of Fairfax County where many low-income and immigrant families reside; emergency programs are managed and supported by volunteers who work from their homes, offices, and cars, providing thousands of hours of service each month. Continual increases in referrals, and clients whose needs have only grown, means that your generosity matters now more than ever.

Headquarters: VA-Fairfax County

Where They Operate: VA-Fairfax County; Annandale; Lincolnia; Culmore; Baileys Crossroads

Age Groups Served: Infants (0-2); Pre-K (3-4); Adult (25-49); Seniors (50+); All

Population(s) Served: Individuals with Disabilities; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members; Immigrants/Refugees; ; Disabled

Schools They Work In: Baileys Elementary School; Glasgow Middle School; Justice High School; Annandale High School ; Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology; Fairfax County Public Schools: Early Identification Program (Special Needs), Early Childhood Education Program, Virginia PreSchool Initiative, Fairfax Cares (School-based donations of food/essentials)

  • Number of clients we served in 2021:   > 6000
  • Number of children served at the ACCA Child Development Center:   More than 200
  • Number of families provided with groceries:   > 1500
  • Number of individuals provided with direct financial assistance for rent or security deposits, utilities, prescription drugs, medical or dental needs, etc:   Almost 1000

Awards & Recognition

Accreditation: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Early Learning Program (2022-23)
Recognition: Child and Adult Care Food Program, Virginia Department of Health (2022)
Catalogue for Philanthropy: One of the Best Non-Profits 2022
Recognition: Fairfax County Health Department, Immunization Awareness Month (2020)
Recognition: Fairfax County Public Schools Inclusive Placement Opportunities for Preschoolers (2017)
Four Star Rating - Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, Virginia Star Quality Initiative (2015)
Appreciation: Outstanding Support of our Regional Future Workforce (2015-16)
Appreciation: Fairfax County Dept of Family Services (2015)
Volunteer Fairfax: Best Volunteer Program for 2011
Shelter House Champion Award 2011
Acacia Bank Award for Effective Community Non-Profit 2008 (Community Support)
Fairfax Futures Early Childhood Teacher of the Year 2008
Fairfax County Human Relations Commission 2003


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Budget (FY2023)

  • The current budget for ACCA, Inc. (Annandale Christian Community for Action) is: $3 million or higher
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