CAPCO Receives State Association Award!

CAPCO was well represented at the NYSCAA/NYSWDA Annual Conference in Oswego last week, and we received the Community Action Innovation Award for our CAPCO Cares Bags! What an honor! Our Cares Bags provide necessities to unsheltered families and is run on community donations. CAPCO is dedicated to our state-wide networks through the New York State Community Action Association and New …

NYS Senator Lea Webb Meets with CAPCO’s Executive Director!

It was a great honor to meet with our NYS Senator Lea Webb and other not-for-profit leaders at The Chamber to discuss our community’s challenges and opportunities! Thank you to Senator Lea Webb and her staff for visiting our community and meeting with us! These are critical times for our community, and it takes awareness and partnership from all stakeholders …

2023 FDC Class Opportunity!

CAPCO is operating the Family Development Credential (FDC) course again this year! This is a college certificate program through the University of Connecticut! This opportunity is for anyone who works in any capacity with individuals and families in our community, whether directly or indirectly. The course includes 9 full day sessions at the CAPCO Main Office between September 2023 and …

CAPCO Names New Head Start/Early Head Start Director!

As our Head Start Program Year comes to an end, CAPCO is so proud to announce our new Director of Head Start & Early Head Start in Cortland County, Jennifer (Jenn) Geibel! Jenn joined our Head Start team in 2017, spending the last 6 years as our Education & Special Needs Coordinator and an integral part of CAPCO’s leadership team. …

CAPCO Receives OCM BOCES Award!

CAPCO was so proud to receive the Business and Community Partner of the Year Award at the OCM BOCES awards and certificate ceremony last week at Homer Central School District! CAPCO’s Head Start Program has hosted the BOCES Early Childhood Education program at our South Main Facility since 2016. The collaboration means so much to us with the students supporting …

May is COMMUNITY ACTION MONTH!

There are over 1,000 Community Action Agencies serving 99% of counties from coast to coast! We all have varying programs and resources specific to our community’s needs, but all address the causes poverty and effects on the children and families we serve. #WER1000STRONG Check us out on Facebook for posts and information centered around the festivities of the month: https://www.facebook.com/CAPCO1974 …

2023 Community Pajama Party Success!

CAPCO held our annual Pajama Party this Spring! What fun we had as kiddos received a new pair of PJ’s, a blanket, a stuffed animal, and a new book for their bedtime story collection! We had an overwhelming interest this year, and we expanded to 2 sessions! Thank you to all of the families who participated, and a very special …

TC3 CNA Course Still Open with Support from CAPCO!

There is still time to sign-up for the 3-week Certified Nurses Aide course through Tompkins Cortland Community College! CAPCO is partnering to offer assistance for tuition, materials, transportation, childcare, meals, and more! The course begins on June 6th! Call CAPCO at 607-753-6781 to learn more or email us at info@capco.org! You DO NOT want to miss out on this opportunity …

CAPCO’s Upcoming Annual Pajama Party!

Mark your calendars! CAPCO’s upcoming Pajama Party is on Thursday, April 20th! Check out the details from our CAPCO Family Development Program page below! For more details, contact CAPCO at 607-753-6781. #CommunityAction #children #pajamas #party #books #reading #Literacy #community https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=pfbid02VeyHo5SSDYSz2qKqj5PQk9ZGWwWbDBjWc31BzmkRDcne4MiBHkVSjTTvfF3GYPHgl&id=100071003168807

Upcoming 2023 Prom Dress Giveaway!

Prom season is upon us! CAPCO will be holding our annual Prom Dress giveaway in the Marathon community at the Marathon Food Pantry upcoming on March 21st and April 11th (Tuesday nights) from 4-6pm. Come check out all the dresses! Want to donate? Contact CAPCO at 607-753-6781! https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=242278664815571&id=100071003168807