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About Opportunities for Otsego

Founded in 1966, Opportunities for Otsego helps alleviate poverty and fosters self-sufficiency through comprehensive and holistic client-centered services. The Agency focuses its attention on specific problems affecting the community, mobilizes resources, and creates solutions to unlock opportunities for low-income individuals and disenfranchised families. Our services encourage economic stability, social justice, and the promotion of healthy lives and families for residents of Otsego County.

Agency Mission

The leader in developing innovative solutions that promote healthy lives, thriving families, and caring communities.


Upcoming Events

June through August - Community Needs Assessment Survey: OFO is collecting community input on the needs of families and individuals living in Otsego County.  Information will help with planning and implementation of programs that best meet the needs of our friends and neighbors.  We invite you to take 5 minutes of your time to share your comments. Take the survey.

July 4 - Agency Closed: OFO will be closed in recognition of the holiday.  The emergency housing and VIP 24-hour hotlines will still be available to those in need.

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What's Happening...


We Want to Hear From You!  OFO is conducting its triennial survey of community needs.  Let us know what YOU think are the needs in our community. Complete our survey.

Head Start Enrollment: Now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year. Children must turn three by December 1, 2017 to begin in the fall.  Click here for more details.

Veteran's Services: The Central NY Veteran’s Outreach Center is available every Thursday, from 10:00AM - 2:00PM, at OFO’s main office (3 West Broadway) to provide support to Veteran’s and their families. Walk-ins are welcome. 

Coming Soon:  The 2017 Parent Handy Book is scheduled to be released this spring.  A draft copy can be found under our Press Room tab.

Annual Report

92% Amount of revenue that Opportunities for Otsego spends directly on its programs and services. (92 cents of every dollar.)

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