Greater East Texas Community Action Program (GETCAP) is a private non-profit corporation established in 1965 to offer a variety of programs and services to assist low income individuals and families. Individual programs are designed and implemented to address specific problems, but the combined programs provide a broad base of support for the residents of seventeen counties in East Texas who are served by the agency. The counties include: Nacogdoches, Angelina, Polk, Houston, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Rusk, Cherokee, Smith, Wood, Gregg, Hardin, Liberty, Galveston, Jefferson, Orange, Chambers, Tyler, Newton, Jasper, San Augustine, Sabine, Shelby, Panola, Harrison, Anderson, Henderson, Kaufman, Van Zandt and Upshur.
Services for low-income households with high energy burdens
Services provided are childcare, education, and support services for children ages 3 to 5 in low-income households
Services are designed to stop air infiltration in the home of low-income, elderly, and disabled clients
GETCAP provides a variety of services that advance the self-sufficiency & general well being of low-income East Texas households, through private & public partnerships.
PROJECT SOS (SUPPLY OUR SCHOOLS)
Project SOS (Supply Our Schools) will be hosting Fill the Bus on Friday August 5 from 10:00 – 6:00 at Wal Mart on North Street in Nacogdoches Texas. The purpose is to fill the big school bus with supplies for students in Nacogdoches County. Donations are encouraged through the start of school.