Washington County
Economic Opportunity Council

(518) 746-2390
383 Broadway
Fort Edward, New York 12828
Home and Family Services
Washington County Community Action Angels
  • Volunteer Development Program
  • Generates resources for Washington County residents in need, who may not qualify for existing programs.
  • Partners with Aroxy Cleaners for Children’s Winter Coat Drive.
  • Annual School Supply Project
  • Community Service Projects
Emergency Food Pantry
  • Services for low-income individuals and families in emergency situations
  • Food items distributed based on family size
  • Pasta, canned soup, vegetables, juice, cereal, peanut butter, spaghetti sauce, meat items when available, etc.

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP)

  • Resources to assist with emergency food, shelter and utility assistance
  • Can aid in cases of eviction and power shut-offs
  • Limited Funding, based on availability

Transportation Program

  • Provides transportation services for Washington County seniors based on availability.
  • Medicaid transports through Department of Social Services referral
  • Hours: Monday—Friday, 8 am—4 pm

Energy Services Program

  • Provides energy saving services to low-income individuals and families residing in Washington County
  • Assist in reducing energy usage within the home
  • Detection of health/safety concerns that may cause illness or injury
  • Testing of existing heating system
  • Infra-red scans to determine areas of heat loss in the home
  • Blower door test to determine air infiltration
  • No labor or material charges to individuals or families that meet NYS eligibility requirements

Weatherization Assistance Services

  • Provides energy audits of the home to identify specific needs.
  • Weatherstripping and caulking around doors and windows
  • Cleaning, testing, repairs, or replacement of heating systems
  • Replacement or repair of storm windows
  • Replacement or repair of broken windows and/or outside doors
  • Addition of insulation to walls or ceilings
  • Mitigation of health and safety concerns, in particular assure that all dwelling units receive smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

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