Mission & Goals


EOC is the designated anti-poverty agency for Saratoga County, dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities for individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency.


A. Agency Theme Goals: EOC will maintain a healthy, viable organization by ensuring effective management, board engagement, leadership, staff diversity, professional development and communication among various constituencies.

A.1 EOC will have sustainable practices to increase our capacity to achieve results.

A.2 EOC will have a vibrant and strong Community Action workforce.

A.3 Partnerships among supporters and providers of services to low-income people are achieved.

B. Community Theme Goals: EOC will be engaged in the assessment of the needs of the community and promote the awareness of poverty related issues while reacting with a partnership mentality to leverage funds and seek opportunities to strengthen the community.

B.1 The conditions in which low-income live are improved.

B.2 Low-income people own a stake in their community.

B.3 EOC uses diverse methodologies and forums to inform the community about EOC activities, community needs and opportunities to serve    in their community.

C. Customer Theme Goals: Our customers are at the center of all we do and are treated equally with dignity and respect. EOC serves both the primary customer who receives the service and the supporting customers who are funders, policy makers, family members, partners and others who have input on services

C.1 Low-income people will become more self-sufficient.

C.2 Low-income people, especially vulnerable populations, achieve their potential by strengthening family and other support systems.