Welcome to Community Action of Orleans & Genesee!

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and have served low-income and disadvantaged families for over 40 years. Community Action programs are designed to empower as well as provide opportunity to those who are not yet self-sufficient. Read More

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Bob Evans Night to Benefit Community Action

Community Action is having a Community Fundraiser at Bob Evans on Monday March 2, 2015 from 10am – 8pm. Please bring the flyer that day for Community Action to receive credit for your donation. Click here for a printable version of the flyer: http://www.caoginc.org/Bob Evans.pdf or check out this picture:Bob Evans

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We Are Hiring!

We are hiring! Do you know someone with a degree in Early Childhood Education? Or do you just like kids? You might be interested in one of these job openings::

Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership (EHS/CCP) Program Manager: The new Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership Program is hiring a Program Manager. Click here for all the details. If you are interested, please respond to Diane Bechteler at dbechteler@caoginc.org or (585) 589-5605.

Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R)  Program Manager: The CCR&R Program is hiring a Manager for Genesee and Orleans Counties. Click here for all the details. If you are interested, please respond to Diane Bechteler at dbechteler@caoginc.org or (585) 589-5605.

Bus Monitor in Batavia: The Head Start Program is hiring a Bus Monitor. Click here for all the details. If you are interested, please respond to Carol Berray at cberray@caoginc.org or (585) 589-5683.

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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR COMMUNITY ACTION

Exciting news from Senator Schumer’s website (2.6.2015)!:

“Today, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $911,225 in federal funding for Community Action of Orleans and Genesee, Inc., a community-based agency. Schumer and Gillibrand said this funding will help support the organization’s efforts to improve education for low-income children at their earliest age, when major learning strides take place. Funding for Community Action of Orleans and Genesee, Inc. will support a new Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership program and expand the organization’s ability to provide education and development services for low-income children for in Orleans and Genesee Counties in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region…

“We are thrilled about this opportunity! This new funding will support low income families on their journey toward self-sufficiency,” said Ed Fancher, Executive Director for Community Action of Orleans & Genesee. “In partnership with licensed Child Care providers and Niagara Community Action, we will provide high quality early childhood comprehensive programming for children ages birth to three.  This project will serve 72 infants and toddlers in Orleans, Genesee, and Eastern Niagara County.”

To read the full press release, click the link: http://www.schumer.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/schumer-gillibrand-announce-more-than-900k-head-start-grant-for-community-action-of-orleans-and-genesee

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