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Over $100 Million Awarded to Community Action Organization of WNY, Inc. and Holy Cross Head Start, Inc. for Head Start and Early Head Start Services in Erie County (Buffalo, NY) — The Office of Head Start (OHS) has awarded the Community Action Organization of WNY, Inc. (CAO) $77.1 million grant over five years to provide Head...

(Buffalo, NY) — Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) has been awarded a five-year grant by the Office of Head Start (OHS) to provide Head Start programming in Niagara County. CAO has a well-established reputation for enhancing the lives of children and families through its comprehensive child and family development program, which serves infants, toddlers,...

Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) has partnered with Fillmore Express Flea Market, where several of CAO’s business development course graduates sold their goods at an event on Friday, July 23.  First opening its doors in December 2019, the Fillmore Express Flea Market is held in a large, open space in an historic building located on...

The Early Head Start Child Care Partnership program is celebrating the start of its seventh year partnering with local childcare providers in Erie and Niagara County. The EHS-CC Partnership grant supports partnerships between EHS programs and local child care centers and family child care providers serving infants and toddlers from families with low incomes.  The...

CAO Stories: Meet Sis Linda Muhammad A True Entrepreneurial Spirit One of the keys to a thriving community is entrepreneurs who are willing to make the investment in themselves and their crafts to serve their customers and make the most of every opportunity.. And that’s exactly what Sis Linda Muhammad has done throughout her entire career, turning...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2021 Contact: Sabina Ramsey (716) 308-6208 sabina@thinkinsight.co CAO of WNY Welcomes Two New Board Members to Expand Capacity  Jonathan Dandes and Therese M. Vita Join as Members Representing the Private Sector (Buffalo, NY) — This week, the Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) welcomed two new members to their elected board. Jonathan Dandes and Therese M. Vita...