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  • Keeping People Warm for the Winter

    Keeping People Warm for the Winter

    The CAPCO Annual Coat Giveaway was held on Saturday, Oct. 20. Thanks to the generous donations from the community, more than 500 items found new homes with 59 families. This …Read More...
  • Congratulations to Recent Graduates!

    Congratulations to Recent Graduates!

    CAPCO would like to congratulate these recent graduates on the successful completion of the High School Equivalency Diploma. At the graduation ceremony held at TST BOCES on May 31, 2018, …Read More...
  • National Philanthropy Day 2018

    National Philanthropy Day 2018

    November 15 is National Philanthropy Day. Thanks to support from the Cortland Community Foundation, donations to CAPCO between now and November 15 could mean even more support if we win …Read More...

Welcome to CAPCO!

County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO) is the community action agency serving all of Cortland County. Our mission is to provide programs and resources that promote self-reliance and dignity. CAPCO has been providing quality services and programs to the community since 1974.

As a community action agency, CAPCO has a unique commitment to the community. Community action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. We invite you to join with us in this commitment to make our community a better place to live for everyone -- individuals and families - children, adults and seniors.

Lindy Glennon, Executive Director

CAPCO provides a wide range of services for the Cortland County community.
Choose the service that best suits your needs below.


Energy Services

Energy Service's goal is to make homes more energy efficient, help reduce energy costs, and make the home a healthy and safe place to live.

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Head Start/Early Head Start

Head Start is a comprehensive, child development preschool program which assists age and income eligible children and their families. Head Start operates two program options, center based and home based. Further services available to the children and their families include health, disabilities, and family services.

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WIC Program

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) provides healthy foods, nutrition counseling and referrals in order to ensure the best possible health, growth and development of low-income women, infants, and children.

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Consumer Directed Care

Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Program (CDPAP) allows Medicaid eligible individuals with a disability the opportunity to live in the community as independently as possible, free of the constraints that would otherwise be imposed upon them by a more formal health care environment.

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Family Development

Family Development Program works with people in the community to develop and provide resources and supports to encourage strong, healthy families. There is an emphasis on economic development to include budgeting, fiscal literacy; nutrition; parent support and education through Parents With Hope groups; life skills and family essentials.

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Volunteers Needed - You Make a Difference

Please join us in helping people and changing lives in our community - if you're interested in
sharing your time and/or resources, please contact us at (607) 753-6781.

Need help or know of someone who needs help? Fill out the form below or call us today.
Cortland County Community
Action Program

32 North Main St. Cortland NY 13045
Phone: (607) 753-6781
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are associated with:


New York State Community
Action Agency (NYSCAA)

Community Action

211 Cortland