CAPIC 2016 - 2018 Donors:
Leonard Albanese, Jr.
Allan Alpert
American Red Cross
American Training, Inc. - LARE
Dolores Benoit
Kathleen Callahan
Angie Catrone
Dennis & Regina Collyer
Community Reinvestment Associates, Inc.
Richelle Cromwell
James Cunningham
Committee for Bob DeLeo
Committee to Elect Ira Novoselsky
Committee to Elect John Powers
Double Tree by Hilton
Caroline Ellenbird
Deb Fallon – Portal to Hope
Lisette Frometa/Chelsea Police Dept.
Thom Gilligan
Cary Havey
Sergio Jaramillo
Kids Clothes Club
John Letizia
Edgar Lopez, Boston Paper
Richard Mageary
Marine Toys for Tots
Gerald McCue
National Grid
New Life Christian Center Chelsea
Julia Newhall
Michael Nicastro
Mike Overland
Joseph Perlatonda
Kathi-Anne Reinstein
Scott Renton
Mary Jane Restuccia
Bob Repucci
Revere Housing Authority
Ruben Rodriguez
Salem Five Charitable Foundation
William Schmidt
Jonathan & Jonina Schonfeld
Sheehan Family
Laura Spitz
Jeffrey Stone
Ming Sun
TAZ Enterprises
Gladys Valentin-Agneta
Winthrop Fire Department (Chief Paul Flanagan)
Wolfgang Family
Wyndham Hotel

Welcome to CAPIC

The mission of CAPIC is to identify and address the needs, problems and concerns of those in poverty and to enable the individually poor to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. In fulfilling its mission, CAPIC will actively stimulate the creation and promotion of the processes and programs necessary to identify and eradicate poverty.

Team CAPIC at the Walk for Hunger

May 8, 2018
Team CAPIC raised $850 for the Project Bread Walk for Hunger!!! CAPIC thanks employees Silvia Frometa and Cary Havey for walking on Sunday and raising awareness about hunger in the Commonwealth.

Suffolk County District Attorney's Asset Forfeiture Community Reinvestment Grant Awards Ceremony

CAPIC thanks Suffolk County D.A. Dan Conley for the continued support of alternative summer program activities for at-risk youth living in Revere.

Robert DeLeo Fundraiser

Wonderful night with friends in support of Speaker of the House of Representatives Robert DeLeo. Pictured with Revere Police Chief Guido, State Representative RoseLee Vincent and Chelsea City Councilor Leo Robinson!

CAPIC Board of Directors Meeting

The Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) Board of Directors will conduct the monthly Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 19th, 2017 at 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held at CAPIC’s 100 Everett Avenue offices, in Chelsea. The public is invited to attend.


March 23, 2018
CAPIC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Winthrop Town Council President, Ronald Vecchia, Chelsea City Councilor Joseph Perlatonda, and Judie VanKooiman as its newest members. Both Town Council President, Ronald Vecchia and Chelsea City Councilor Joseph Perlatonda represent the public sector. Town Council President Ronald Vecchia has appointed Nick DelVento as his permanent representative to the Board and Councilor Perlatonda has appointed David Mindlin, Esq. as his permanent representative to the Board. Judie VanKooiman is representing the private sector and the Winthrop Council on Aging.

CAPIC VITA Tax Prep Program

January 30, 2018
Our Free #tax program is up and running! Save $$$ when filing, and be sure to receive your tax credits and #refunds!!, Jan 25-April 14. #VITA @masscap1 Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 2-6 p.m. for drop offs, 4-9 p.m. for FSA.

CAPIC 2017 Highlights

January 23, 2018
During 2017, CAPIC celebrated its 50th year as a community action agency. Since 1967, CAPIC has served as the federal and state designated Community Action Agency for the communities of Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop although in 1965 the City of Chelsea received its first grant from the Office of Economic Opportunity to establish the Chelsea Community Action Council and Community Action Programs Revere Initiative.

Help for Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico

October 17, 2017

Community Action Agencies stand ready to help families who have come here from Puerto Rico. Click here to find your local agency.

Community Action Partnership, the national nonprofit that strengthens, promotes, represents and serves the network of member Community Action Agencies across the country, has set up a fund to help hurricane victims and support CAA staff. You can select the specific state/territory where you want the funds to go or make no designation and add the funds to the overall pool. Click here to donate.

CAPIC designated as CoC - BoS Homeless Provider

May 17, 2017

CAPIC, the local anti-poverty agency has been designated by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) as the official Continuum of Care -Balance of State Homeless Provider for Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop. Given this official designation, CAPIC is commissioned to assume responsibility to coordinate homelessness prevention activities for Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop, which includes outreach to identify unsheltered homeless individuals and foster relationships with them in an effort to encourage these individuals to accept additional resources, shelter, and housing; CAPIC will screen unsheltered homeless persons for mainstream resources and assist them with the application process; and assist unsheltered homeless persons access emergency shelter.

In this role, CAPIC, in conjunction with DHCD will also coordinate the Annual Point-In-Time Count, and organize volunteer efforts for counting unsheltered persons in Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop. CAPIC is grateful for the opportunity to increase direct services for those in need and improve the quality of life for homeless individuals.

Letter Regarding Fuel Assistance Program

March 27 2017

You have probably been reading or hearing about the new budget that the President just proposed. You may also have heard about some of what it does. We have reviewed it and are writing to let you know that we strongly oppose it, because it would hurt the people that Community Action Programs Inter-City, Incorporated (CAPIC) is dedicated to serving – you, your family, your friends and neighbors.