Helping people achieve financial stability through access to food, housing & heating assistance, early education & care, adult education, financial coaching,  free tax preparation, and more.

Quincy Community Action
Programs (QCAP)

Since 1965, Quincy Community Action Programs has been the leading non-profit organization in Greater Quincy dedicated to reducing poverty. We serve 32,000 individuals every year throughout more than 80 communities.

We help families to reach their educational and economic goals and achieve financial stability. QCAP is consistently rated as one of the top performing community action agencies in Massachusetts.


Adult Education and Workforce Development

Adult Education and
Workforce Development

Community Care for Kids

Community Care for Kids

Energy Programs

Energy Programs

Financial REACH Center

Financial Reach Center

Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition

Early Childhood Education & Care

Early Childhood Education & Care

Housing Programs

Housing Programs

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Our Achievements

Unduplicated individuals served

Pounds of free, nutritious food distributed each year

In tax credits and refunds brought back to the community through free income tax preparations

Households kept warm during heating season

Upcoming Events

Quincy Community Action Programs (QCAP) is pleased to host a comprehensive workshop designed for individuals and families interested in applying for affordable housing. QCAP's Affordable Housing Workshop will be held both virtually (via Zoom) and in person on Tuesday, July 11th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Click here to get started on your little one’s application today.

What’s happening at QCAP?

2022 Annual Report now available!

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Heating Assistance NEW ONLINE PORTAL now available

Apply for Heating Help!

Applications accepted ** Monday October 2nd, 2023 – Tuesday April 30th, 2024 **


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  • All Donations Will Be Gratefully Accepted And Acknowledged In Writing.
  • Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. Is An IRS Certified 501 (C) (3) Not-For-Profit Organization. Your Donation May Be Tax Deductible.


checks, made payable to qcap, inc., can be mailed to:

Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc.
1509 Hancock Street, 3rd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169