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Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program


Let us take the mystery out of the enrollment process.


Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program

  • Provides Child Care, Tutoring, Career Counseling and Customized Support for Single Parents Attending SUNY and CUNY College Campuses
  • Helps Close the Gender Wage Gap and Helps Parents Lift Themselves and Their
    Children Out of Poverty
  • Part of Governor’s 2019 Women’s Justice Agenda: Bold, Comprehensive Proposals
    to Improve Reproductive, Economic and Social Justice for All New York Women

Participants will receive:

  • On-campus child care
  • Intensive personalized advisement
  • Educational support including tutoring
  • Career counseling
  • Assistance in transitioning to a four-year school

What are the Qualifications to Participate in FECCPP?

  • You must be a single parent
  • Enrolled as full-time or part-time FM student pursuing a degree or certificate
  • You must meet income requirements, at or below 250% of the poverty level
People in Household Maximum Income For Eligibility
1 $31,900
2 $43,100
3 $54,300
4 $65,500
5 $76,700


Email them to feccpp@fmcc.edu or text Laura LaPorte, Associate Dean for Student Recruitment and Admissions, at 518-620-2461 for assistance.

Ready to get started?

Complete the FECCPP interest form below.  A phone interview will be scheduled.  Funds for this program are limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

FECCP Interest Form

  • Are you a Single Parent? If you answered NO, you do not qualify. * Required
  • Name * Required
  • Address * Required
  • If you do not have a home phone, use your cell phone number.
  • If you do not have a cell phone, use your home phone number.
  • May we text you? * Required
  • Please Choose One * Required
  • Current Academic Status-Check All That Apply * Required
  • Additional Items-Check All That Apply
  • This interest form is for: * Required