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For over 45 years, Montachusett Opportunity Council, Inc. (MOC) has been providing quality services to alleviate poverty in North Central Massachusetts by:

•  Improving the overall health and well-being of individuals and families,

•  Helping to  improve and maintain residents’ self-sufficiency, and

•  Building a sense of community and collaboration among service providers and residents.

MOC is the designated community action agency for 30 communities in the North Central region of Massachusetts.  MOC’s mission is to alleviate poverty and create healthy communities by providing services, coordinating community resources that promote self-sufficiency and advocating for social change.  Last year, MOC provided services to 25,000 individuals.

MOC delivers a variety of services including child care, education, workforce development, nutrition, health, community services, asset development, energy conservation and housing & homelessness services.  MOC carries out those services through three main divisions: Child Care & Head Start; Nutrition &  Wellness and Housing & Community Services.