Programs and Services

Today there are approximately 1000 Community Action Agencies providing services in every state. GECAC is Erie County’s designated community action agency formed to provide advocacy and diverse services directed toward the elimination of poverty and the causes of poverty. GECAC is dedicated to empowering individuals and families to improve their quality of life through the advancement of opportunity for education and training, the opportunity to work, and the opportunity to live in decency and dignity. The agency offers a wide range of programs in aging; child development; education, training & community services; workforce development services; and special projects.