The Cortland County Community Action Program (CAPCO) officially opened iits new building on Main Street last night. The agency had bought the former St. Anthony’s youth center off Denti Way for more space.
Director Lindy Glennon, Mayor Brian Tobin, and supporters cut the ribbon on the new facility Wednesday night. Glennon says the expansion will better serve the community needs.
This new facility has two new Head Start Classrooms, a High School classroom for students interested in careers in Early Childhood Education and there will be classes to support young adults as they get ready for their High School Equivalency diploma. (TASC)
CAPCO previously rented space in the former church youth building. The agency has 19 separate HEAD Start locations across Cortland County.
CAPCO runs several social service and youth education programs in the community like WIC and Head Start.
CAPCO also provides home energy services which help income-qualified individuals make energy efficiency improvements to their homes, they offer family development services and the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program which allows people with disabilities is to receive Personal Assistance and keep them in their home.