Read the latest edition of our newsletter HERE.

Read our message celebrating our SCSEP Program and the Value of Older Workers in the Workplace HERE.

Press Release: Pro Action Releases Child Care Survey Results

Feature from Case Study conducted by CAPLAW and National Community Action Partnership: HERE


CEO Message:

Empathy, featured in The Star-Gazette (December 13, 2017)

‘Change your thinking, Change your life’ (2018)

A Gift of Kindness (2019)

Cultivating Gratitude in a Time of Uncertainty (April 30, 2020)

55 Years in the Making, and Just Getting Started! Celebrating Pro Action’s 55th Anniversary (September 2020)

See Pro Action’s News Release below on how it will provide services while protecting employee and customer health during the COVID-19 pandemic.


2018 Media Features:

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope
Pro Action’s Press Release (January 11, 2018)
Article featured in The Corning Leader (January 12, 2018)

Featured in The Hornell Evening Tribune: More Than Just a Square Meal (May 6, 2018)

Pro Action’s staff member Tawyna Hughes, recognized for her work with at-risk families: WETM (May 21, 2018)

Pro Action volunteer Eleanor Parker, recognized for volunteer service: Finger Lakes Times (June 10, 2018)

Pro Action receives continued funding for the HOPE Center Keuka Food Pantry from the Yates Community Endowment: The Observer Review & Express (June 26, 2018)

Partnership mention with Steuben County OFA for new Dinner Club in Cohocton: The Evening Tribune (August 25, 2018)

2019 Media Features:

On January 24, 2019, The National Community Action Partnership released the first National Community Action Impact Report: Building Opportunities for All. This unique and comprehensive report looks at how Community Action Agencies across the country impact the lives of 15 million people each year, creating pathways to prosperity.

Click on the image below to view the official Press Release

Pro Action’s press release submitted for May 2019: Community Action Month

Pro Action’s press release submitted for May 2019: Older American’s Month

Pro Action participates in panel for “Officials Seek Mental Health Answers”: The Observer Review & Express (April 23, 2019)

“Head Start grant”, designated for Pro Action: The Evening Tribune (May 1, 2019)

WENY News recognizing our Head Start 5 year grant cycle continuation: WENY (May 2, 2019)

Community Endowment gives grants to eight groups: The Steuben Courier (July 1, 2019)

Pro Action receives over $115,000 in federal funds to expand child care services and offer training to staff: WETM (July 24, 2019)

Letter to the Editor: New eWIC program easier, more convenient: Finger Lakes Times (July 30, 2019)

“What are ACE’s and How Can They Affect your Health?” WSKG Screening of Chasing the Dream and Panel Discussion coverage: WENY (November 19, 2019)

Local family receives a car through the NABC Recycled Rides Program: WETM (December 18, 2019)

2020 Media Features:

Mentioned in The Steuben Courier Advocate: List of Events Canceled Locally (March 13, 2020)

Mentioned in WETM story: United Way Providing $20,000 in Emergency Funding During COVID-19 (March 16, 2020)

Coronavirus: Local Updates – Finger Lakes Times (March 16, 2020)

Going Stir Crazy due to COVID-19: Finger Lakes Times (March 22, 2020)

Coronavirus: Local Updates – Finger Lakes Times (April 1, 2020)

Drive-Thru Food Pantry in Steuben County: WENY NEWS (April 1, 2020)

Two Emergency Food Distribution Events Coming to Yates County – Finger Lakes Times (April 6, 2020)

Agencies Providing Food for Yates Residents: Finger Lakes Times (April 7, 2020)

Girl Scouts Partner with Local ‘Meals on Wheels’ Programs: The Oneida Daily Dispatch (April 21, 2020)

Child Abuse Prevention Can’t Be ‘Put on Hold’: The Steuben Courier Advocate (April 24, 2020)

Dr. Frank Winery Supports Keuka Food Pantry: Finger Lakes Times (May 14, 2020)

Yates Emergency Relief Fund Awards $49,935 in Grants: The Steuben Courier Advocate (May 27, 2020)

Upcoming Events: Yates County – The Chronicle-Express (June 18, 2020)

Dundee Area Food Pantry Distributions Held Monthly: The Chronicle-Express (June 23, 2020)

Child Care Aware to Offer Training Opportunities: The Leader (June 26, 2020)

Register for Food Distributions in Dundee: Finger Lakes Times (July 10, 2020)

United Way of the Southern Tier Supports Summer Literacy Program: The Leader (July 14, 2020)

Community-wide Grocery Distribution: The Chronicle-Express (July 21, 2020)

Yates Relief Fund Awards $106,035 : The Observer Review & Express (July 21, 2020)

Yates Relief Fund Delivers Big for Local Businesses and Organizations Amid Pandemic: Finger Lakes 1 (July 22, 2020)

Kids on Track Receives Nearly $15,000 in Funding for Youth Summer Literacy: WENY News (July 29, 2020)

Yates Emergency Relief Fund has Awarded $106,035 : The Steuben Courier Advocate (July 31, 2020)

**New York State Department of State Division of Community Services August 2020 Newsletter

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