New River Community Action, Inc. (NRCA) aims to promote and support the well-being and self-reliance of individuals, families and communities. Community Action Agencies are well known proponents of self-sufficiency. “A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out” is their motto. The group strives to achieve their purpose through community organization and empowerment, i.e., helping local communities to recognize and address their own poverty conditions. NRCA has developed a variety of programs that prevent and alleviate poverty and improve the lives of low-income individuals and families.