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

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Community Survey

Tell us what YOU think are challenges in our community. Information will help with planning and implementation of programs to address poverty and gaps in community services.  The short survey will take less than 5 minutes of your time.  Click Here to access the survey.  

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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

Christmas in July:  OFO invites you to capture the spirit of holiday giving in July to make a difference right now in the lives of homeless families.  View our Wish List and shop online.

June through August - Community Needs Assessment Survey: Take our short 5 survey.

08.01.2017 - 08.06.2017:  Otsego County Fair - Several OFO programs will be at the Fair all week sharing information about services available to Otsego County residents.

View the full agency calendar

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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