Wayne County Action Program, Inc.

Contact Information

159 Montezuma Street
Lyons, NY 14489 - 1228
(315) 665-0131 240
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Wayne County Action Program, Inc. will have 18 Full Time MSY Eastern Finger Lakes (EFL) AmeriCorps members who will provide the RentWise Certificate Tenant Education Program, hosted by agencies located in the eastern Finger Lakes counties of Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates.

At the end of the 1st program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for providing RentWise to 720 economically disadvantaged individuals seeking affordable rental housing, with 576 (80%) becoming stably housed as a result. In addition 576 (80%) of those completing RentWise will display an increased knowledge regarding financial literacy goals.

In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 180 volunteers that will assist in the delivery of the RentWise program to economically disadvantaged individuals served by their host site agencies.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Economic Opportunity.

The CNCS investment of $238,858 will be matched (49%) with $117,000 of local share, provided by our host site agencies.

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