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Creating Opportunities...
Fighting Poverty...
Changing Lives

Current Positions at Community Action of Greene County, Inc.Job Openings at Community Action of Greene County, Inc. 

 

Community Action of Greene County, Inc. (CAGC) is seeking input from the residents of Greene County in their planning process.

As a requirement of receiving Community Services Block Grant Funding, CAGC is required to perform a Community Needs Assessment

every three (3) years.  The information collected is then used to help determine what programs and services are needed.

Surveys can be taken online using the following link:

Paper surveys are available either at CAGC’s main office, 7856 Rt. 9w, Catskill, or at the Greene County Youth Fair at the Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo.

Visitors of the Youth Fair that complete a survey ONSITE ONLY (not online) will be eligible to

win a 10.1” TGI tablet .   For more information, please call 518-943-9205, or visit www.cagcny.org


 

Jamie Linzey, Greene County Weatherization Director, receives national recognition.

                                                     

   

Thank you Steve Hartman for helping us out with this PSA recognizing our 50th anniversary, and thank you to GNH Lumber who won air time on WYBN TV and donated it to us.

 
 

We are proud to partner with Greene County Transit and advertise our services on one of their busses!!!

 

We Are Here to Help!

Community Action of Greene County, Inc. is the designated anti-poverty agency serving all of Greene County. The Agency also serves Columbia County through its Domestic Violence Program.  Through a variety of community service programs and emergency services aimed at assisting low income and vulnerable populations achieve self-sufficiency, we strive toward our mission of  "Creating Opportunities, Fighting Poverty, Changing Lives."  We are part of more than 1,000 local, private non-profit and public agencies that work together to implement ways to end poverty and empower low-income families in communities throughout the United States. Community Action of Greene County, Inc. links human service resources throughout our service area to provide leadership and serve the specific needs of each community.

 
 

Our Goals Are to Help

  • Individuals & Families Become Self-Sufficient
  • Improve The Conditions in Which People Live
  • Develop Partnerships Among Supporters & Providers of Services
  • Increase Our Agency’s Capacity to Achieve Results
 

Donations

YES…I would like to support! Your gift will help us feed, shelter and train people in the community.

Thrift Store

Thrift Store

Pay it Forward was opened in order to serve our community with quality goods at affordable prices.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Don’t make excuses, make it stop. 24-hour Hotline available.
Call 518.943.9211 today!

Food Donations

Food Donations

Find a list of suggested food pantry items that are perfect to donate for any of our area food pantries.

How We Help You

Community Action of Greene County, Inc. is committed to empowering individuals and families in need by connecting them to a wide variety of available programs and resources. Whether it's emergency assistance, housing solutions, legal advocacy or help with tax preparation, we are trained to help you find and utilize the proper networks within your community.

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Use this website is a prescreening tool to provide a quick and easy way for you to find out if you might be able to receive assistance.

Greene County Community Action Program helps the community in many services, resources and solutions. How We Help You:

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Emergency Assistance

about to get the content If you or your family are immediate need of food, clothing or household items, Community Action of Greene County is here to help. We can provide immediate emergency assistance, as well as connect you to a variety of resources in Greene County and surrounding communities. Emergency Resources:
  • Emergency Food Pantry: Funded through Emergency Food & Shelter National Board Program and the generosity of concerned churches, civic groups, schools, and individuals, Community Action of Greene County, Inc. operates an Emergency Food Pantry. Those requesting service are provided with a three-day supply of food, and are asked to complete an intake and brief interview. The consumer may then be referred to other supports within the agency or community that may be of assistance to them.

    Monday, Thursday & Friday, 2:00pm-4:00pm

  • Clothing & Household Items: We maintain a voucher program with our Thrift Store to provide emergency assistance, necessary items to fire victims and others in emergency situations with no resources.
 

For more information about any of these programs please call: 518.943.9205.

Help Us

There are many ways to contribute positively to our efforts. Donations of food, clothing and household goods are always welcome, and volunteers are a vital and much-needed component of the work that we do. Please give what you can and don't be surprised if you get something unexpected in return! It feels good to make a real difference in somebody else's life.

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Volunteering

The Board of Directors of Community Action of Greene County, Inc. currently has openings for people interested in making a contribution to their community. Won't you join this dynamic group and make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own? If you are interested in becoming a board member, please contact Florence Ohle at 518.943.9205, ext. 101 For more information about any of these opportunities please call: 518.943.9205 or contact us.
donations

Donations

Your gift will help us feed, shelter and train people in the community. There is always a need for nutritional food items at local food pantries. Click the link to view a list of suggested donation items. The Thrift Store was opened in order to serve our community with quality goods at affordable prices. Your contributions are always welcome! Items currently needed to keep our programs running smoothly.

About CAP

Community Action of Greene County, Inc. is dedicated to community wellness and betterment through a wide variety of programs and services. Our resources are diverse, ranging from GED instruction and income tax preparation assistance to domestic violence intervention and supportive housing. We strive to improve the lives of low-income citizens and their families, helping them on the path to self-sufficiency so that they may achieve their full potential.

News and Events

Community Action of Greene County local News and Events. Stay up-to-date!

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Hope Rocks Festival 12:00 am
Hope Rocks Festival @ CANTINE VETERANS MEMORIAL COMPLEX
Aug 18 @ 12:00 am – Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm
Hope Rocks Festival @ CANTINE VETERANS MEMORIAL COMPLEX | Saugerties | New York | United States
A FESTIVAL TO ILLUMINATE THE DARKNESS OF ADDICTION AND DEPRESSION    
2nd Annual Women’s Expo 10:00 am
2nd Annual Women’s Expo @ St. Theresa of the Child Jesus
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2nd Annual Women's Expo @ St. Theresa of the Child Jesus | Windham | New York | United States
Our day of fun features plenty to do, see and eat for everyone in your family from the young to the young-at-heart. This includes girls & women, boys & men of all ages. You can donate 

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Board of Directors Meeting 4:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
Tentative Date for the next meeting is August 20, 2018 Regular Meeting 4:00 pm Finance Committee 3;30 Building and Grounds –3:50
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FAMILY FUN DAY

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DINNER DANCE

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