Our mission

The leader in developing innovative solutions that promote healthy lives, thriving families, and caring communities.

About OFO

Opportunities for Otsego is one of 1,000+ Community Action Agencies across the nation that are actively fighting the "War on Poverty" based on President Lyndon B Johnson's ideal. Since 1966, Opportunities for Otsego has focused its attention on specific problems affecting the greater Otsego County community, mobilized resources, and developed solutions to unlock opportunities for low-income individuals and disenfranchised families.

Annually, Opportunities for Otsego serves over 3,100 individuals from over 1,000 households living in communities across Otsego County. To see our impact, we invite you to view our Annual Report.

Agency Vision

Our preferred future is a community that strives to alleviate poverty through collaborations that foster economic stability and social justice.

Leadership Team

Met our Senior Management staff and Board of Directors


While Opportunities for Otsego is recognized as Otsego County's primary provider of services to low-income and disenfranchised individuals, our effectiveness is a reflection of the extent of our community partnerships and linkages. In addition to collaborations with various community partners, Opportunities for Otsego is affiliated with a variety of national, state, and regional associations.