Family & Finance Updates

Green Teen on NPR!

June 2015

On Wednesday, May 27th, CCEDC's Green Teen Community Gardening Program was featured on WAMC - a local NPR station in the Hudson Valley. The interview, led by WAMC's Joe Donahue and starring our very own Helannna Bratman and her Green Teen Crew Leader Chelsea Schiffer, focused on a fundraising event - For Goodness Bake - that Green Teen will be putting on in the City of Beacon this Saturday, June 6th! » Read More

Money Management Tools for Success

March 2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and The Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition presents Money Management Tools for Success. » Read More

Positive Parenting Workshops for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals

January 2015

Parent and Family Education (PAFE) program is offering a parenting education series from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on February 17 and 24, 2015 at the Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie. » Read More

Free Support Groups for Relatives Raising Children

January 2015

The Relatives As Parents Program (RAPP) implements monthly Coffee and Conversation support groups for grandparents and other relatives raising children. The Coffee and Conversation support groups are designed to provide education and resources to address the needs and concerns experienced by relative caregivers. » Read More

Positive Parenting Workshop: Parenting Styles and Discipline

November 2014

Are You a Jelly Fish or a Brick Wall? Join us for a workshop and find out your parenting style. » Read More

2014 Christmas Tree Directory for Dutchess County

November 2014

Dutchess County is available. » Read More

Governor Cuomo Announces New Outdoor Farmers' Market to Premiere at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill This Weekend

September 2014

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday that a brand new outdoor farmers' market will premiere this weekend at the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill, located on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County. Taste NY companies will offer their products every Friday and Sunday through November 2, including a Hudson Valley winery, as well as a number of meat and vegetable producers. » Read More

September is Kinship Care Month is New York State

September 2014

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed September as Kinship Care Month in New York State. Kinship Care Month provides an opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of countless youth throughout the state and nation who, with the unconditional support of grandparents and other relative, have successfully navigated the emotional difficulties of separation from their parents. » Read More

CCE Dutchess 4-H and County Fair Article on WAMC (Northeast Pulic Radio)

August 2014

On Sunday, August 17th, WAMC (Northeast Public Radio) released a news article show-casing the Dutchess County Fair, and CCE Dutchess' 4-H program. The fair starts tomorrow - Tuesday, August 19th - and will go until Sunday the 24th. The link to the article (with an audio) can be found on "'s website here » Read More

Press Release - County's Agency Partner Grant Program

July 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County has been awarded a portion of $705,200 through Dutchess County's Agency Partner Grant Program. The funding was awarded to non-profit agencies for outcome-based programs in areas of identified need. » Read More