About Us

Blue Water Community Action (BWCA) is just one of 30 community action agencies in the State of Michigan, and one of 1,100 nationwide. Community Action Agencies are non-profit, private and public organizations established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty.

BWCA has a 50-year history of successfully providing a variety of programs that assist low-income individuals, seniors and families to become economically self-sufficient. These programs have focused on early childhood education, health and nutrition, new home construction, home repairs, financial counseling and emergency assistance services.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Blue Water Community Action is to advocate for and provide individuals with limited income an opportunity to become socially and economically self-sufficient in their community.

Code of Conduct

  • We encourage initiative and forward thinking.
  • We set challenging, realistic goals and deliver on our commitments.
  • We regularly communicate with each other on important issues and developments.
  • We develop and leverage the abilities and perspectives of all individuals in our diverse organization.
  • We make decisions that consider both the short-term and long-term needs of the agency and those we serve.
  • We involve the right people in making decisions and base them on what is best for the entire agency and those we serve.
  • We require and demonstrate ethical behavior and integrity in all our interactions at every level in the organization.

Title VI Program and ADA Complaint Policy and forms

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects people from discrimination based on race, color, and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.  
      Title VI Program  pdf Title VI Program (2.26 MB)
      Title VI Form       pdf Title VI Complaint Form (695 KB)

If you believe that you or another person has been discriminated against an entity covered by the ADA you may file a complaint.
      ADA Policy and Form     pdf ADA Complaint Policy and Complaint Form (1.48 MB)