Saturday, May 28, 2016
  • Project Discovery

    Project Discovery encourages students to stay in and graduate high school and provides resources and tools for students to successfully make the transition to post-secondary education.
    +Read More
  • RSVP

    The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, one of the largest volunteer efforts in the nation, has matched local problems with older adults aged 55+ who are willing to help since 1972 in Tazewell County.
    +Read More
  • Camp Joy-Making Memories for a Lifetime!

    Clinch Valley Community Action is proud to announce that Camp Joy will be open for the eighth consecutive year of children’s summer camp. Over 800 children have enjoyed the camp.
    +Read More
  • Senior Companion

    Daily tasks such as companionship-talking and listening, transportation, peer counseling, grocery shopping, meal preparation and light housekeeping.
    +Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
Text Size

Welcome to CVCA

Welcome to the Clinch Valley Community Action website. This site is designed to describe our agency and all of the programs available for those eligible to participate.  This site also gives us the opportunity to pay special tribute to those who work tirelessly to ensure that not only CVCA’s services are delivered, but that our community is a better place to live.

Please Donate

Online donation system by ClickandPledge

Family Crisis Services on Facebook

Project Discovery

Applications are being taken for Project Discovery.  Access the application by going to

Accepting New Senior Companions

"I am needed and I help my clients stay independent in their home…where they want to stay" --- This is often said by volunteer companions with the Senior Companion Program.

Read More

VITA Program

CVCA Volunteers to Provide Free Tax Preparation  at CVCA

BB&T Bank Bus Helps VITA Clients In Bluefield, VA.


Clinch Valley Community Action, Inc. will be providing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for low to moderate income families and individuals through April 15, 2016.  IRS Certified VITA volunteers will be preparing free 2015 Federal and State tax returns for eligible families and individuals with incomes averaging $54,000 or less.  The returns are prepared using Internal Revenue Service approved online tax preparation software and are also E-Filed free of charge. 

CVCA is currently taking appointments for tax return preparation.  Returns are prepared four days a week with evening hours available on Tuesdays and morning appointments every other Saturday at the CVCA office.  Appointments are required for the service due to the heavy volume of returns processed each year.

Call CVCA at 276-988-5583 with any questions about VITA, EITC and CTC and to make a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance appointment.

Susan White

Click Here for Brochure

Community Yard Sale

Camp Joy Memorial Day Community Yard Sale

Monday, May 30, 2016
6:00 am to 3:00 pm
@ Camp Joy:
176 Camp Joy Road, Bluefield, VA 24605
Space Rental: 10’ X 12’ $10.00
Space Rate for 3 or more Space Rentals
Limited Electricity Available @ Extra Cost of $7.00

Read More

Read Across America

Clinch Valley Community Action Board of Directors participated in Reading Across America week at CVCA Head Start Centers in March. Shelia Weimer reads with Camp Joy Head Start classroom. David T. Larimer, II reads with Tazewell Head Start classroom. Ramona Simmons reads with Raven Head Start classroom. Kimberly Austin reads with Richlands Head Start classroom. Kathy Smith-Cox reads with Richland Head Start classroom. The kids enjoyed the visits from the Board of Directors as they paid close attention to the stories that were being read.   Board members were so proud to be a part of this event and always look forward to meeting and reading with these wonderful kids. These kids are our future leaders so we must encourage them to be at their best and learn everything they can. Thank you to all of the other volunteers who came and read to these wonderful kids during the special week.

Domestic Violence

Advocates for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Wanted

Click here for details


Soar Virginia Scholarship Program

Richmond, Virginia–September 18, 2015–Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529) has expanded its scholarship program for high school students in a new partnership with Project Discovery of Virginia, Inc. (Project Discovery). The expansion adds 10 districts to the 38 currently participating.

Read More