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Serving the Cortland NY community since 1974


Our Mission

CAPCO is dedicated to providing and advocating for community-wide actions and programs that increase individuals' dignity and self-reliance and improve community conditions, engaging all sectors of the community in Cortland County's fight against poverty.

We Value

  • The voices and experiences of the people we serve, and their full participation in our community.
  • Respect for ourselves and all those we come in contact with in our work.
  • Accountability for our resources and results to our participants and our community.
  • Cooperation and partnership within CAPCO and with the individuals and organizations that support our mission.
  • A commitment to understanding our own and others' strengths, and using these strengths to support our program, management and governance activities.

Strategic Priorities

  • Individuals and Families
    CAPCO will provide access to services and supports for people in Cortland County who want to increase their self-reliance, improve their economic circumstances and strengthen their connections to family and community.
  • Community
    CAPCO's programs, advocacy and leadership role in the community will result in improved conditions and greater influence for individuals and families in community-wide initiatives to change the public's response to poverty in Cortland County.
  • Agency
    CAPCO will increase its capacity to manage its human and financial resources and strategic partnerships, as an effective leader in Cortland County's efforts to break the cycle of poverty.

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