Due to rising COVID-19 cases, CEO will be pivoting to all remote learning throughout our Early Childhood Services program starting today through Tuesday December 22nd.

We will be closed  beginning December 23rd for winter break, and will resume virtual learning on Monday January 4th. 

Due to the snow clean-up efforts on 5th avenue, the food pantry will remain closed on Friday December 18th and will reopen on Monday December 21st, by appointment only. 

All other CEO programs or services are available remotely at this time. Please call 518-272-6012 to leave a message that will be returned by a program staff member.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during these challenging times.

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Community Action makes a difference!

Our mission is to help those in need living in New York’s Capital Region. Our programs empower people to rise out of poverty by their own strength and hard work. We offer the tools needed to become self sufficient, changing the community one life at a time.

How can we help you?

Our programs, which are designed to meet the ever-changing needs of our community, fall under five core service areas:

Don’t know where to start? Contact our Community Cares Specialist at bbennett@ceoempowers.org or (518) 272-6012 Ext. 302

Want to reach out with feedback about our services, we have a customer satisfaction and feedback survey.

About Community Action

We are one of over 1100 Community Action Agencies throughout the country. We are dedicated to bringing hope and support to all residents of Rensselaer County, with the goal of eliminating poverty and creating a strong, healthy, and happy community.


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