Welcome to the Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST) is a non-profit organization established in 1971 and incorporated in Texas. Community Action provides a variety of services throughout South Texas.

Our Programs

Community Services

Serving as the heart of our organization, our community service programs strengthen South Texas by providing its members the tools necessary to improve their quality of life.

Our Programs

Head Start Birth to Five

The Head Start Birth to Five Program provides child development services in a center-based setting and ensures school readiness.

Our Programs

Health Care

Our Federally Qualified Health Centers provide affordable and accessible medical, dental, behavioral, and pharmaceutical health care services to both uninsured and insured local residents. ​

Our Programs

Housing & Utility

CACOST assists families by making housing and utilities more affordable. We assist families meet their immediate utility needs while providing longer term energy conservation education and assistance through our utility assistance and weatherization programs. CACOST also provides assistance to meet the housing and utility needs of veterans and their families.

Our Programs

Early Childhood Intervention

ECI Project Niños serves children birth to three years with developmental delays. ECI supports families to help their children reach their potential through developmental services and other supportive services in their natural environment.

Our Programs

Nutrition Services

To relieve food insecurity among the Senior population, CACOST has two programs that provide Seniors with a daily meal while also helping them maintain their independence.

Our Programs

Community Services

Serving as the heart of our organization, our community programs work to strengthen  South Texas by providing its members the tools necessary to improve their quality of life.

Our Programs

Head Start Birth to Five

The Head Start Birth to Five Program provides child development services in a center-based setting and ensures school readiness.

Our Programs

Housing & Utility

We assist families meet their immediate utility needs while providing longer term energy conservation education and assistance through our utility assistance and weatherization programs. CACOST also provides assistance to meet the housing and utility needs of veterans and their families.

Our Programs

Health Care

Our Federally Qualified Health Centers provide affordable and accessible medical, dental, behavioral, and pharmaceutical health care services to both uninsured and insured local residents. ​

Our Programs

Early Childhood Intervention

ECI Project Niños serves children birth to three years with developmental delays. ECI supports families to help their children reach their potential through developmental services and other supportive services in their natural environment.

Our Programs

Nutrition Services

To relieve food insecurity among the Senior population, CACOST has two programs that provide Seniors with a daily meal while also helping them maintain their independence.

Our Impact