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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 

Please visit our staff at the following community events:

August 2nd - 7th - Otsego County Fair | Morris

August 12th - Otsego Electric (REA) Annual Members Meeting | 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Unadilla Valley School in New Berlin

August 25th - Job Corps Community Ballgame | 6:00PM - 9:00PM | Damaschke Field, Neahwa Park in Oneonta.

August 27th - Elm Park Church Community Day |10:00AM - 2:00PM |Elm Park Church in Oneonta

Early Head Start and Head Start are also at the Catholic Charities Summer Food program | Every Monday & Friday | Noon - 1:00PM | Neahwa Park, Large Pavilion 

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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Food Donations:  OFO thanks the community for their generosity; however, the agency does not operate a food bank/pantry.  Please check the following resource for pantries and feeding programs in your community that can benefit from donations of food.

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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