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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

02/20 - 02/24: Head Start Centers Closed - Head Start and UPK are closed for February Break. The Schenevus Center is also closed on Friday, 02/17.

02/23 & 2/24:  The Children's Center Closed: Services will resume on Monday, February 27.

04/02 - 04/08: National Crime Victims' Rights Week:  The Violence Intervention Program will be hosting several community events in commemoration of this national awareness initiative.

04/22: 5th Annual Building Healthy Families Community Baby Shower

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What's Happening...


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Head Start Enrollment:  Click here for more information on the Head Start program.

Oneonta Heights Housing Applications: Click here for more information.

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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. 

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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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