is a non-profit organization committed to facilitating the movement towards self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and self-determination by, "HELPING PEOPLE HELP THEMSELVES."

EOA pledges that you and your needs come first.  You will have a positive relationship with our agency until you no longer need or desire the services to which you are entitled.

EOA further guarantees that the Board, staff and volunteers will constantly seek better ways to serve you.

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It is the policy of the EOA Board of Directors to promote self sufficiency and ease the human suffering of the CSRA citizens using the following strategies:

  • Acting as a catalyst within the low-income community to identify poverty-related and human rights problems and to identify resources and develop services to address those problems;
  • Promoting the attitude of self-help in the low-income community;
  • Providing community education to the low income population, raising their awareness of their rights as citizens, and focusing their attention on causes of poverty and human rights problems; and
  • Working with the community, rather than for the community, to promote self-sufficiency and leadership among the poor.

In our 13-county service area (Burke, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Warren & Wilkes Counties in Georgia), 71,583 people were living in poverty (17.5% of population) as measured by the 2000 United States Census. The effect
s and consequences of impoverishment can be devastating for a family, a community, a country. CSRA EOA, Inc. engages in a variety of strategies to assist low-income families and individuals become more self-sufficient.
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