Community Action Planning Council

518 Davidson Street
Watertown, NY 13601


Community Action Planning Council is home to Head Start, a comprehensive preschool for the entire family, as well as Universal Pre-K in partnership with Indian River and Watertown School Districts.  The Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project offers an extensive array of services to families and family care providers in both Lewis and Jefferson Counties.  Housing and Energy Services provides much needed energy efficient improvements and repairs to homes.  The Family Center delivers programs designed to promote self-reliance and address emergency needs, such as homelessness, rent/utility assistance, unemployment, fair housing issues and hunger.

Our Mission

Community Action Planning Council assists, supports and empowers people through diverse programs designed to alleviate poverty, promote self-sufficiency and advance community prosperity.

Our Vision

Community Action Planning Council envisions a prosperous community where all people are valued, supported, empowered and successful.  CAPC is a valued resource that tirelessly protects and continuously expands these characteristics, building a community where opportunities are abundant and people help themselves and each other.

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