CCSCT Earns National Recognition for Exceptional Community Response

South Central, Texas– Community Council of South Central Texas (CCSCT) is thrilled to announce that they have been honored with the Inaugural, “Community Action Reacts and Responds Award,” by the National Community Action Partnership (NCAP). This recognition comes in acknowledgment of CCSCT’s outstanding service to the Uvalde community following the tragic events at Robb Elementary in May of 2022.

The award ceremony was held during this year’s NCAP Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. CCSCT was commended for their exceptional commitment to the Uvalde community and for mobilizing quickly and effectively in response to an unexpected emergency situation or public health crises, such as a mass shooting.

“It is a great honor to receive the ‘Community Action Reacts and Responds,’ award. I am so proud of our staff for fighting through a very emotional and difficult time to serve these families,” stated CCSCT Executive Director, Bobby Deike, “… we received critical funding from, and worked closely with, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs through discretionary funds within the Community Services Block Grant. We are deeply grateful to the TDHCA for entrusting CCSCT with the needed funding to make this response possible.”

In addition, CCSCT proudly received the “Bronze Tier” Pathways to Excellence designation, a testament to their dedication in surpassing Community Action standards. Looking ahead, the organization is excited to share their commitment to achieving the “Silver Tier” Pathways to Excellence designation in the coming fiscal year, demonstrating their ongoing dedication to uplifting and empowering the communities they serve.

CCSCT remains appreciative for the support of their staff, partners, community, and Board of Directors in achieving these significant milestones.

Community Council of South Central Texas is a member of the National Community Action Partnership and the Community Action Network, which was born out of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. CCSCT is a non-profit community action agency that empowers vulnerable families and individuals in the greater South Central Texas area to achieve self-sufficiency by eliminating barriers through innovative programs and strong community partnerships. Counties serviced include Atascosa, Bandera, Bee, Brewster, Comal, Crane, Culberson, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, LaSalle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala. For more information, visit or follow us on the socials at