Serving East Central Indiana since 1964

Community Action of East Central Indiana (CAECI) is a private not-for-profit organization established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty in East Central Indiana. Currently CAECI provides assistance to over 3,000 households throughout Wayne County.

D. Michael Smith, Interim Executive Director

Our Mission Statement


Improve quality of life by empowering individuals and families to achieve lifelong success as citizens in their community.


CAECI can help with

Head Start
Early Head Start

Click Here for a Google map and directions to our Wayne County Facility.

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Additional Services Information

If you need assistance and do not reside in our service area, please visit the Indiana Community Action Association   for a complete listing of agencies in Indiana and the areas they cover. A resident of Ohio should visit the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies  for a similar list of Ohio agencies.

All services provided by Community Action of East Central Indiana, Inc. are without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.

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It's not too late to enroll for Head Start.
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Serving East Central Indiana since 1964