Community Needs Assessments are Key to Strong Programs and Services

Did you know that a Community Needs Assessment (CNA) is not only required by the Community Services Block Grant statute, but is also the most critical process that sets your Community Action Agency up for a successful strategic plan? Are you interested in improving the needs assessment process at your CAA? Is it time for a new approach? NASCSP has a great guide to help you plan a comprehensive and effective needs assessment. The guide offers five major steps in helping you plan a comprehensive needs assessment, and provides you with an appendix full of templates, ideas, and resources to implement and use as you go along. CNAflowchartGET A HARD COPY TODAY!

Don’t miss this resource – check out , Community Needs Assessment. Need some help with your current CNA process? Contact NASCSP and we will work with you!

Also, don’t miss the awesome tools produced by the Community Action Partnership that will assist you in building out a strong CNA!