Victims of Violence Announces Basket Raffle Winner

Liberty Resources

(Madison County, NY – Nov. 2012) We have a winner! Chris Stepanski from the Madison County Department of Social Services Child Support Unit was the winner of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Basket Raffle distributed throughout Madison County.

The Victims of Violence Program would like to thank the many generous businesses for their [...]

‘Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” Campaign Begins

(Madison County, NY – Oct. 2012) Madison County and the Victims of Violence Program (VOV) join the statewide “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign, which is spearheaded by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV).

The campaign encourages public, private and non-profit entities to raise awareness of the issue [...]

Free Tax Preparation Help Available

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2012) If your household income was less than $49,078 through employment in 2011, you may be eligible for free tax preparation this tax season. Community Action Partnership for Madison County, in partnership with the Madison County Department of Social Services and Colgate University, will offer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance [...]

Agency Coordinates Free Tax Preparation Help

Community Action Partnership news

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2012) If your household income was less than $49,078 through employment in 2011, you may be eligible for free tax preparation this tax season.

Community Action Partnership for Madison County, in partnership with the Madison County Department of Social Services and Colgate University, will offer the [...]

Keys to Work Program Reaches Milestone

Expects to Lose Funding in February

(Madison County, NY – Jan. 2011) Morrisville State College’s Automotive Department recently celebrated its 50th car refurbished for the Community Action Partnership Keys to Work Program, which helps working families obtain a reliable vehicle for work.

The program, a partnership between CAP, MSC, Madison County Department of Social Services [...]

State to Begin Medicaid Takeover

By Martha E. Conway

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 27, 2010) The state will begin managing portions of the Medicaid program beginning this spring, according to Madison County Department of Social Services Commissioner Michael Fitzgerald. The transition will begin by April, he told members of the Board of Supervisors Social and Mental Health Committee last week, [...]

CAP Mentoring Hosts Second Annual Guy’s Retreat

Elijah Nieves and William Schmidtka from the CAP Mentoring Program take a break from walking the trails at the Great Swamp Conservancy during the program’s second annual Guys Retreat this September 24. (Courtesy Kim Krula)

Community Action Partnership News

(Canastota, NY – Sept. 24, 2010) Fourteen young men attended the Community Action Partnership Mentoring Program’s [...]

State Announces Back-to-School Assistance for Children of Low-Income Families

Open Society Institute and State and Federal Governments Create $175 Million Public-Private Partnership to Help Low-Income Families Prepare for the School Year

By Martha E. Conway

Gov. David A. Paterson

CAP Mentoring Gives Back at Madison County Fair

Photo: Mentees and youth volunteers from CAP