Established in 1987, Cortland-Chenango Rural Services started as a rural ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Syracuse. In 2013, we incorporated and received non-profit status as a 501(c)(3) corporation. Located in Cincinnatus, NY, it serves people in the rural areas of Cortland and Chenango counties.
Rural Services believes in the dignity of all persons and seeks to foster those conditions which promote the opportunity for full human development. The staff works in a partnership with the community through its volunteers and an executive board which represents all facets of the community's life. Together they assess the local needs and offer assistance to all persons as an extension of God's love.
Rural Services provides information, referral, emergency services, advocacy, networking and community action. It coordinates the human service outreach for the community, networking with area churches and other service providers.
Our service area covers the towns of South Otselic, Lincklaen, Pharsalia, Pitcher, German, McDonough, Taylor, Cincinnatus, Willet, Solon and Freetown.
Next Tuesday, Aug. 17th, 2015 is the day we begin taking applications for school assistance. If you need help with school supplies, please come in and fill out an application. Bring your children so they can "shop" for their supplies with the assistance of one of our volunteers. Applications will be accepted through September 12th. We also have school clothes available in The Nearly New Store - with more arriving soon.
Save the Date!!
September 26th, 2015
with Food, Entertainment and Fun for the whole family.
All are invited!!
2704 Lower Cincinnatus Rd.
P.O. Box 57
Cincinnatus, NY 13040-0057
Phone: (607) 863-3828
Fax: (206) 350-2251
Look for us on Facebook!
Monday-Thursday: 9AM - 5PM
Friday & Saturday: 9AM - 12Noon
Staff: Sister Kathleen Heffron, Executive Director
Joanne Brown, Executive Assistant
Norma Rathbone, Manager for Nearly New Store