Energy Assistance
Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance.

Phone lines are expected to be very busy. Click below for more information or to schedule an appointment online.

Woman and Child

Learn how Monarch works to reduce the incidence and impact of child abuse.

We work to reduce the incidence and impact of child abuse by providing a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to victims of child abuse and their families. This response includes prevention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment. This includes community partners who are experts in those areas. In conjunction with our partner agencies, Monarch provided a wide range of services at no cost to 839 child victims and their families last year.

previous arrow
next arrow

What We Do

At the Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties, we are dedicated to addressing the systemic issues of poverty and promoting health and well-being. Since 1966, we have been focused on empowering individuals and families, and our mission remains to find innovative, community-based solutions that strengthen our communities and lessen the impacts of poverty.

Our Programs



We work to reduce the incidence and impact of child abuse by providing a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to victims of child abuse and their families; supporting the work of child advocacy centers in Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties.



We focus on meeting the housing needs of low-income households to keep people safe and housed; providing assistance via Foundational Community Supports, Housing and Essential Needs, and Affordable Housing.

Energy Assistance


We strive to lessen the financial impact of colder months, using Energy Assistance to help everyone have a warmer, more comfortable home.

Click HERE to book your appointment.


We make homes more energy efficient, comfortable, and safe by installing insulation and air sealing measures. We also address health and safety concerns like indoor air quality and fire hazards.

CACLMT office will be closed Thursday. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 8th.

As Pride month ends, let's continue to advocate for LGBTQIA+ individuals facing poverty. LGBTQIA+ people, especially transgender and BIPOC individuals, are more likely to experience homelessness, unemployment, and financial instability due to systemic discrimination and barriers. We must ...spotlight these intersectional challenges and fight for solutions - living wages, affordable housing, LGBTQIA+-affirming services - not just during Pride, but year-round. Let's keep the momentum going beyond this month to build an equitable future for all.

Learn more:

This Pride Month let's raise awareness and support for LGBTQ+ homeless youth. Their struggle doesn't end when Pride Month does - LGBTQ+ youth homelessness is an ongoing crisis that requires our attention year-round. Let's come together as a community to ensure LGBTQ+ young people ...have the support and resources they need to thrive.

Support local organizations:
YWCA Olympia-

We're putting the power in the hands of local families!

Our community is coming together to support local families through a gift card drive. Rather than making assumptions about what people need, we're empowering families to define and prioritize the gaps in services that they ...face.

By donating gift cards of any denomination, you can give families the flexibility to purchase the essentials their unique situation requires - whether that's groceries, gas, school supplies, or other important expenses.

Too often, aid programs make assumptions about people's needs. But the reality is, every family's situation is unique. That's why we're hosting a gift card drive - to give households the flexibility to purchase exactly what they require.

To donate online visit,

Happy Pride Month! 🌈 This June, let's come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and honor the fight for equality, inclusion, and justice.

Pride began as a protest against discrimination and oppression, sparked by the Stonewall riots in 1969. Today, it's a time to reflect... on how far we've come, while recommitting ourselves to the ongoing work for LGBTQ+ rights and liberation worldwide.

Last week, our Housing team came together to make over 70 burritos to take to a local community outreach event! 🌯 The team worked hard to prepare the fillings, wrap the burritos, and pack them up for distribution. This was a great opportunity to support our neighbors in need and provide warm ...meals. We're proud of the Housing team's effort and dedication to making a positive impact in our community.

Check out the photos from last week's National Energy & Affordability Coalition's conference! Our Energy leadership team had a great time connecting with peers and national leaders. The team had the honor of meeting David Bradley with National Community Action Foundation! @ncafdc ...#CommunityAction


What People Say
Morgan Mortensen
We thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to have our home made healthy and efficient. This program is excellent and I hope the funding will continue so it will help other low income families like us.
-Weatherization Family
Housing 210823
Thank you so much for everything. You inspire me and I really hope you are appreciated by others for the good you do, the good I see in you, and the example you set is to be admired. I'm glad to have had the opportunity to work with you. Thank you again.
Housing Family
Housing 210920
Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for your help and work on this. It means so much for my family, I can't even tell you. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!
Housing Family
Housing 210830
Thank you so much for representing me, for all of your hard work and dedication. I am forever grateful to each and everyone of you for being there for me in my time of need, I will never forget your help and kind gesture of assistance.
Housing Family
Energy 1
Everyone is always super helpful and nice!
Energy Family
Energy 2
Everyone treats me with respect and are patient to help me understand questions. Always courteous people to help me.
Energy Family
Energy 3
I am truly grateful for this program. Without it we would not be able to pay our bill due to my disability and limited income.
Energy Family
Ernst Liza
Thank you all so much! You don’t just help people fix their energy problems you give them hope and renew their faith. God bless you all, and thank you for your hard-work and kindness.
Weatherization Family
Sam Adams
We want to thank all of you who worked so hard in making our home more energy efficient. We can feel the difference in the heating and ventilation. Our house stays more evenly warm and cool now. Thank goodness for people like you who do that for people that can’t afford to do these things for their home. Thank you for all the education on saving energy! God Bless all of you and thank you for the Weatherization Program. Keep up the good work.
-Weatherization Family
Click the icon to visit Monarch Children’s Justice and Advocacy page.

Contact Us

Multiple Locations are Available
Voice: (360) 438-1100
Fax: (360) 491-7729
Toll Free: (800) 878-5235

Skip to content