L.E.A.P. Career Center connecting Washington County Employers and Job-Seekers

L.E.A.P.  Is a proud partner of the American Job Center network and the designated Career Center for Washington County. Our One-Stop Center provides assistance to adult and youth job seekers including dislocated workers, veterans, and others that are unemployed or looking to change careers.  Employment Counselors assist clients with career exploration, resume writing, interest inventories, […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Series of Universal Mask Requirements: Face Coverings Now Required at State-Regulated Child Care Facilities for Children Ages Two and Up, All Staff and Visitors

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced that masks will now be required in all state-regulated child care and day care centers in New York for children ages 2 and up, and for all staff and visitors. Masks will also be needed at state-regulated residential and congregate day programs.   […]

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L.E.A.P. Makes A Difference: Feedback from Clients, Parents, and Partners

L.E.A.P. staff get to see the incredible impact of our programs and services each day!  Would you like to read some of the feedback we’ve received in the past year? To view these comments and more, please click this link for the two-page document:  Feedback about L.E.A.P. 2019-2020 “I went to the L.E.A.P. office, and […]

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L.E.A.P. Head Start Program Director Patricia Salvarezza has been with the program 33 years, a dozen other staff members have a decade or more of dedicated service

As Head Start Awareness Month comes to a close, we’d like to tell you about over a dozen staff members that have been with L.E.A.P. Head Start for a decade or longer!   Yes, that’s impressive!  Why does it matter? Staff longevity and retention means that children will receive consistent education and support from qualified […]

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L.E.A.P.’s Black Lives Matter Message

This year has been unlike anything we have ever experienced as a community or as an organization, beginning with the pandemic, followed by funding scares, and, most recently, the civil unrest surrounding the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others. It requires us to evaluate how we will move […]

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We Are LEAP!

After working for over a year on our brand, we are happy to announce Washington County Economic Opportunity Council is LEAP!

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