Corning Community College is a great way to start off college. Since it is a community college, the tuition is relatively low. The school will work with you to help you fund your education. If you call the Financial Aid Office or if you chat with your adviser or a counselor, you can be certain that they will help you with your financial aid. If you don't think college is affordable based on your financial status, call the College; they will make every effort they can to help you.
Corning Community offers many scholarships for many different programs and students. Most require a simple essay and letter of recommendation. Check out the school website to view the list and see what scholarships fit you.