Empowering people to achieve social and economic stability through services and education in partnership with the community.

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Welcome to NSCAP 

More than 12,000 people from across the North Shore benefit each year from NSCAP services. They are low-income individuals and families working to make ends meet or facing a period of crisis in their lives

Through a range of innovative social services that fall under the following five program areas, NSCAP helps people find the stability they need to rise out of poverty.

  • Economic Stabilizaton
  • Education and Training
  • Housing and Homelessness Prevention
  • Energy Services
  • Home Care for Elders


Spring into Action: Thursday, May 14

Spring into Action 2015

Join us on Thursday, May 14, to celebrate NSCAP's 50th anniversary. You'll enjoy a buffet dinner, live music, cash bar, live and silent auctions, and raffles — and great company! So, get your tickets today and join us at Spinelli's, on Route One, in Lynnfield, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 14!

about how you can:

tax prep

Free Income-Tax Preparation

Preparación gratuita de impuestos sobre la renta (Aprender más)
Preparação gratuita de imposto de renda (Saber mais)

NSCAP's tax-preparation program begins January 26th and runs through April 14th.

Appointments are available at three locations:

  • in Peabody at North Shore Community Action Programs,
  • in Beverly at Beverly Bootstraps, and
  • in Salem at North Shore Community Development Coalition.

Learn more about locations, dates/times, and how to schedule an appointment.



North Shore Community Action Programs is located at 119 Rear Foster Street, Building 13, Peabody.

Below is a map of the 119 Foster Street complex which shows how to find Building 13.
Please follow the red arrows from Foster Street or Washington Street and enter the 1st floor. Limited parking is available, including several “client only” spaces which may be used for 45 minute intervals. The entrance has a ramp for handicapped accessibility. Street parking is also available on Foster Street.

Map of 119 Foster St complex

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North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc. • 119 Rear Foster Street, Building 13, Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: 978-531-0767 • Fax: 978-531-1012
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NSCAP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, ancestry, marital status, source of income, veteran history/military status, or genetic information.

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