Banking, Assets and Financial Literacy

The Tehama County Community Action Agency provides resource information and financial literacy courses for low-income individuals.  These courses are offered by appointment or via the internet.

In partnership with several community agencies, Tehama County Community Action Agency may be able to connect you to credit counseling, personal credit and financial education programs, budgeting classes and information on how to build your assets by opening low-cost or free bank accounts. Call us today! 530-527-6159.

Self-Sufficiency Standard for California
The Self-Sufficiency Standard for California measures how much a family needs to earn to make ends meet in their county without public or private assistance. The website below allows you to look up the Self-Sufficiency Standard for a specific county and family in California.
Self-Sufficiency Calculator

Money Smart - A Financial Education Program
Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low-income and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. The website below allows you to access the Money Smart program.
Money Smart

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is the leading private nonprofit 501(c)(3) national foundation dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life. The website below allows you to access resources through NEFE.
National Endowment for Financial Education

Are you ready to get your spending under control? Spendster has tools can help you make decisions to get rid of useless stuff, kick bad habits, save money, and make lifestyle changes toward becoming a better spender. The website below allows you to access the tools available through Spendster.

Contact us today to find out more information about upcoming financial education events.

See a list of Community Action Agency events on the Calendar.


Latest Events


The Senior Nutrition Program would like to give you the opportunity to sponsor meals for local seniors through the Adopt-A-Senior Sponsorship Program!


FREE Tax Services!
Find out when and where you can file your Federal and State Income taxes by clicking here. *Services begin January 17th, 2017*


Nutrition Education
Are you interested in learning how to eat healthy on a budget? Or maybe learning about some healthy meal options that your kids will love? For more details, and to view the Nutrition Education Newsletter, please click here.


Tripartite Board Opening

The Community Action Agency is seeking volunteers to be appointed to the Tripartite Board of Directors for the local Community Action Agency. The appointments to be made would represent the low income sector and the City of Tehama Representative.


Are you interested in learning easy steps to reduce your water usage? Click here.


Senior Nutrition
To view the menus for Senior Nutrition, please click here.


Recreational Activities
Click here to view a list of Recreation Activities that are available in our area! Click here to see a list of activities that will Keep Kids Engaged This Summer (via Expect More Tehama).


Tehama Food Share
Any 501(c)3 or faith based organization is invited to participate in Tehama Food Share, which will provide access to low cost food purchases and delivery. If interested in more information call 530-527-6159. 


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This project is funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in cooperation with the California Department of Community Services and Development Department.