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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 18th - A Gift to Give community event.  Yard sales, music, and more throughout Oneonta's 6th Ward.  Kids games, a private breastfeeding area, and a child car seat check will be located in the back parking lot at OFO.  For more information, visit the facebook event page.

July 4th - The agency will be closed in recognition of the holiday.  The emergency housing and VIP hotlines will still be available to those with a need.

July 11th - Happy Birthday OFO!  The agency will be celebrating 50 years of making a difference in the community!

What's Happening..


Head Start is Enrolling for 2016-2017 Year:  Click here for more information on the Head Start program.

First Time Homebuyers Program is still seeking applicants:  Click here for details on this exciting program.

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Veteran's Services Available at OFO: The Central New York Veteran’s Outreach Center will now have a case manager 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.

Questions should be directed to Jennifer Martin at 315.601.5685.

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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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