About Us

Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. was established in 1965 to  serve the needs of and advocate for low-income families in Essex County.   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.
The agency is committed to providing comprehensive services to children,  adults, seniors and families.
Our Mission:
ACAP, Inc. connects people, values, and resources to promote personal, economic, and community growth.
Our Values:
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 individuals’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.


Board of Directors