Opportunity Community Navigator Training

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 the people living in the crisis of poverty. The OC model employs a comprehensive approach that builds on the existing strengths of people in poverty, business, social service, education, healthcare, …

Medicaid Transportation Program

Do you have Medicaid and require transportation to medical appointments? CAPCO’s Volunteer Driver Program provides transportation to medical appointments for Medicaid recipients of Cortland County. Our new Volunteer Driver Program gives Cortland County residents another option for safe and reliable transportation to medical appointments.  Transportation is available within Cortland County and from Cortland Country to surrounding counties, including Onondaga, Broome …

Cortland County is working to become an Opportunity Community

The Opportunity Community Model Cortland County is working to become an Opportunity Community – what does this mean? 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 the people living in the crisis of poverty. Dr. Donna M. Beegle combined …

Everybody’s Baby Shower

Over 25 new and expectant moms attended our annual Everybody’s Baby Shower on June 19. This event helps those too little to ask by providing baby basic necessities to new or soon to be parents. Each parent received homemade donated baby blankets, sweaters, booties, and hats along with other must haves for the new baby including diapers and wipes. In …

Head Start Hiring Event

3-Day Head Start Hiring Event, 6/11-19 – 6/18/19    CAPCO Head Start is recruiting for Preschool Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Infant/Toddler Teachers for the 2019-2020 School Year! Apply in-person and receive a same-day interview at this 3-day Head Start hiring event! Interviews will be conducted in 15-minute segments based on time of arrival. Come see a classroom and meet program …

Aid for Appalachia

 Aid for Appalachia, a talented group of people that knit, crochet, sew, spin and shop, was founded in August 2016 by Terry Coon with the help and inspiration of her good friend, Kim, for the purpose of helping the people who reside in the Appalachia Mountains.  “Aid” Members span the world including Europe, Canada and the United States. Terry, who …

CAPCO’s 1st Annual Golf Tournament

CAPCO was proud to host our 1st Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 18th at Elm Tree Golf Course. It was a beautiful day for a round of golf in support of our programs and resources to fight poverty and empower individuals & families in our community. We had 19 teams participate in this great event with much community and sponsor …

The Prosperity Summit

The Prosperity Summit is the next step in Cortland County’s journey to becoming an Opportunity Community. The Prosperity Summit follows the Leadership for Change event held on March 18th. The Summit will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Grace Christian Fellowship in Cortland, NY from 9:00am-1:00pm. Please contact Joyce Allen, Family Development Advocate, to learn more and RSVP …

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 one of the prizes from the Cortland Community Foundation. The Community Foundation gives non-profits prizes in two categories – most individual gifts and most total giving. The prizes range from …

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 free event means more than 300 men, women and children have “new” coats, hats, gloves and mittens to keep them warm this winter. The event was held at the Birch …