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Klamath and Lake Community Action Services is a private non-profit organization. We assess community needs and coordinate with community partners to leverage resources and provide high-quality, responsive services.

We are governed by a tri-partite Board of Directors who represent the low-income, private and elected official sectors of our community.

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Our current Board of Directors are:

  • Charles Massie, private

  • Dawn Neal-Ruiz, low-income

  • Jay Otero, private

  • Silvia Pacheco, low-income

  • Vicki Partridge-Hiland, low-income

  • Pamela Redding, low-income

  • Commissioner James Williams, elected official


If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please contact our Board Chair, Dawn Neal-Ruiz at

To carry out our important work in Klamath and Lake counties, we have a team of 24 committed team members.

Our office is still closed to the public.

You can pick up energy assistance or rental assistance applications outside our front entrance.

You can also call to request an application by mail or email. 

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