ACCES is an active participant in state, regional, local and bi-national policy and planning arenas. Its members collectively monitor regulatory proceedings relative to: climate change, energy efficiency, green building, and renewable energy. Learn More »

Who We Are

The Association of California Community and Energy Services (ACCES) comprise Community Action Agencies, community based organizations, non-profit and for-profit organizations which provide services to low income households throughout California . Our members operate a variety of programs including Community Services Block Grant Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, administered by the State Department of Community Services and Development, and the Low Income Energy Efficiency Programs administered by the California Public Utilities Commission. Our members work to ensure that all low income Californians have adequate access to resources that exist to help fill the gaps.


Core Values:

  • Avoiding the green divide
  • Clean and affordable energy for all
  • Waste free communities
  • Working green- sustainable jobs that provide a living wage
  • Providing low-income communities with emerging technologies