What is I-CARE, Inc.?

I-CARE, Inc. is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) Community Action Agency (CAA) that has worked to expand economic security for vulnerable families since 1965. We strive to deliver high quality initiatives that allow access to jobs, housing, education, and childcare.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program (EOE). Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


What is a Community Action Agency?

Since the signing of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, Community Action Agencies (CAAs) have been a primary source of direct support for the more than 46 million people who live in poverty in the United States. CAAs focus on building skills of individuals and families that help them reach self-sufficiency.

Head Start Accepting Applications for 2015-16!


Head Start Accepting Applications for 2015-16!

I-CARE, Inc. Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Head Start serves children from 3-4 years of age who are from low-income families and children with disabilities in Catawba and Iredell County, North Carolina. I-CARE, Inc. Head Start observes the August 31, 2015 birthday cutoff and asks for the following information to process the application: Birth Certificat



The mission of I-CARE, Inc. is to enable and assist low-income people to attains skills, knowledge, motivation, and opportunities needed for them to become self-sufficient and independent.


The Promise of Community Action

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.