The Centretown Churches Social Action Committee (CCSAC) is a collective of twenty-two churches in downtown Ottawa. CCSAC was started in 1967 by nine churches to respond to social needs in the Centretown area. CCSAC has undertaken many initiatives on behalf of people who are socially and economically disadvantaged in our community. Since 1978, CCSAC’s main project has been oversight of the Centretown Emergency Food Centre (CEFC). CCSAC’s mandate also includes advocacy for social justice, especially for issues relating to poverty.
Our Mission: To unite Christians of all denominations through joint participation in social projects and prayer.