Allegany County Human Resource Development Commission improves lives by addressing community conditions

The Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission is a non-profit Community Action Agency which strives to eliminate social and economic barriers to promote individual and community stability through services, advocacy and collaboration.  Since 1965, HRDC has played a critical role in assisting low-income and elderly residents of Allegany County meet their basic needs.  Through the agency’s’ thirty-two programs and dedicated, caring staff, HRDC is continuing to meet its mission by improving lives and addressing community conditions.

Some examples of the important work include:

Construction of a 20,000 sq/ft LEED Gold Facility for HRDC’s Administrative Offices that has been the impetus for the revitalization of the former central business district.


Acquisition of vacant property that was renovated to serve as a Job Training Center


Acquisition of a vacant industrial laundry facility to serve as a Head Start and Early Head Start Center