The Paths to Poverty and Barriers Preventing People
from Rising Out of Poverty and Food Insecurity

The event hosted by SCCAP took place on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at The Olde Tater Barn, with welcoming comments by Commissioner Richard Ball. Three sessions were held with presentations by Loredia Nunn-Dixon, Director of the Open Door program operated by the Illinois Department of Human Services, and Kim McMann, Program Director and Policy Director for the New York State Community Action Association.

Approximately 60 attendees participated, including representatives from The Office of Assemblyman Lopez, Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties, Children’s Coordinated Services Initiative, Community Maternity Services Schoharie/Otsego Counties, Early Care and Learning Center, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, Opportunities for Otsego—Head Start/Early Head Start, Rotary Club of Cobleskill, Schoharie County Child Development Council—Head Start, Schoharie County Department of Health, Schoharie County Department of Social Services, Schoharie County Youth Bureau, Schoharie Food Pantry, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Mark’s Food Pantry, and Schoharie County Public Transportation.

Special thanks to the following organizations for making this program possible: NYS Department of State—Community Service Block Grant, NYS Community Action Association and Cobleskill Rotary Club.


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Schoharie County
Community Action Program, Inc.
795 East Main Street Suite 5, Cobleskill, New York 12043
Phone: (518) 234-2568   Fax: (518) 234-3507   Toll Free: (866) 849-2402