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More than half the families in the United States earn $60,000 or less per year

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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

12.22.2017 - 01.02.2018 - Head Start Closed:  Head Start and Early Head Start programming will be closed for Winter Break.

12.25.2017 - Agency Closing: OFO will be closed in recognition of the Christmas holiday.  The Emergency Housing and VIP hotlines will still be available to those with a need.

- January is Stalking Awareness Month -

01.01.2018 - Agency Closing: OFO will be closed in recognition of New Year's Day.  The Emergency Housing and VIP hotlines will still be available to those with a need.

01.15.2018 - Agency Closed: The agency will be closed in recognition of the Martin Luther King holiday. The Emergency Housing and VIP hotlines will still be available to those with a need.

01.17.2018 - Well Spent Wednesday at Alex’s Bistro: 15% of all money spent at Alex’s Bistro in Cooperstown on this day will be donated to OFO. Keep an eye out for promotional information.

View the full agency calendar

What's Happening...

NEW!  OFO has just released its 2017 Otsego County Community Needs Assessment.  Find it on our Press Room page.

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After School Program: OFO is partnering with the Oneonta Middle School to provide an after school enrichment program beginning this school year.  Details posted on the OMS website.

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Head Start Enrollment: Head Start accepts applications year-round. To enroll now, children must turn three years old within the next few months.  Click here for more details.

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Holiday Programs: Please visit our Resources page for a listing of community meal and nutrition programs available throughout Otsego County.

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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