Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. was established in 1965 to serve the needs of and advocate for low-income families in Essex County, NY. Part of a network of 1,000 Community Action Agencies nationwide, ACAP employees work with families in our community on a daily basis to eliminate the effects of poverty and move them toward self-sufficiency.
ACAP's mission is to connect with people, values and resources to promote personal, economic and community growth.
Accountability - to our customers, partners and supporters
Integrity – as individuals, as a business and as members of the community
Citizenship – and shared responsiblity for community change
Respect – for each individual’s capacity to learn and grow
Today, ACAP continues to mobilize resources, plan, and integrate programs and donations that best meet our community’s needs. By coordinating multiple programs and resources, ACAP achieves its mission working with families every day.