Adult Literacy Students Literary Journal!

Student enrolled in our Literacy Volunteer Program have been working with their tutors to create an ongoing literary journal. Take a look at their latest issue.   Adult Literacy Students Literary Journal

CAPCO 2020 Annual Impact Report

CAPCO 2020 Annual report  Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO) is proud to share our 2020 Annual Impact Report.  It was a year of many challenges and many successes.  COVID-19 brought so many unexpected issues and concerns to address.  It also gave us an opportunity to do what we do best – serve our community.

National Philanthropy Day 2020

National Philanthropy Day 2020 CAPCO continues to work to address the needs of our community. With COVID-19, those challenges have increased significantly for everyone, especially the vulnerable members of our community. We are most effective in responding to these challenges as a team – building on the strengths in the community, partnering and collaborating with others, leading efforts to identify …

All Staff Day Drive-Thru

Due to current health & safety guidelines, we were unable to host annual Spring All Staff Day as we have in the past.  In an effort to show our appreciation and support for our staff we held an All Day Drive-Thru on June 19, 2020. The All Staff Drive-Thru had six stations for staff to visit safely from their cars. The …

Community Action has partnered with Census 2020

The 2020 Census is around the corner, April 1, 2020. This once in a decade event is critical for Community Action and the families and communities we serve across the country, and it is essential that all people are counted. Community Action is proud to be a part of the Census Counts campaign, working alongside other national organizations to ensure …

CAPCO Holiday Extravaganza

Our annual Holiday Extravaganza was held on December 19. The Holiday Extravaganza assists families in need with gifts for the holiday. CAPCO partners with local churches, businesses, and community members to collect new unwrapped gifts for children of all ages. The event is set up as a “shopping experience” where parents can choose a gift that their child would like …

Cortland: An Opportunity Community

Communication Across Barriers Newsletter – submitted by Lynda Coates, 08/16/2019 Cortland, New York — The Newest Opportunity Community Cortland, New York – It took several years to get funding, but Lindy Glennon, Executive Director of Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO), finally secured a grant through the Alliance for Economic Inclusion to begin the process last March for Cortland County to …

National Philanthropy Day 2019

For 45 years, since being incorporated in 1974 as the designated Community Action Program serving Cortland County, CAPCO has responded to the challenges facing low income people in many ways. This is done by building on the strengths in the community, partnering and collaborating with others, leading efforts to identify and address the causes of poverty in our community and …

Navigator Training for Cortland Opportunity Conference.

Navigator Training Opportunity The next Navigator Training is Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and another on Oct. 16  from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at CAPCO, 32 N. Main Street, Cortland, NY.  Contact Joyce Allen, 607-753-6781 to register or for more information. The Opportunity Community (OC) model is a national movement designed to create the types of communities we all want to live in. …

Navigator Training Opportunity

The next Navigator Training is Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at CAPCO, 32 N. Main Street, Cortland, NY.  Contact Joyce Allen, 607-753-6781 to register or for more information. The Opportunity Community (OC) model is a national movement designed to create the types of communities we all want to live in. This can be achieved by increasing prosperity for …