Total Community Action, Inc. (TCA) is a non-profit community-based agency, dedicated to serving the needs of the disadvantaged.  Founded in 1964, TCA has worked with families to overcome social and economic conditions that perpetuate poverty.  Services provided by TCA address the needs of the poor and near-poor by providing direct assistance, as well as the opportunity for people to better help themselves.  Services provided by TCA include: early childhood development (Head Start); energy conservation services; commodity distribution;  case management; workforce and job development; financial education; asset development; advocacy and community engagement; and a variety of partnerships and linkages. 



  • Thelma French
    President/ CEO
  • Pearlie H. Elloie
    Director, Office Of Children, Youth, & Familes
  • Carolyn G. Ford
    Director of Operations
  • Florence Hebert
    Human Resources Director
  • Fay Wooten
    Director of Administration
  • James Kelly Terry
    Director, Planning, Research and Development