Call: (315) 598-4717

OCO Community Services

Departmental Mission Statement:

OCO's Community Services Department assists people in achieving their goals through diverse and comprehensive programs that provide outreach, crisis intervention, transportation, education and personal development.

Take a look at the directory listings below for services provided by each area within Community Services. Don't see what you're looking for? Check our pages for Health and Nutrition Services and for Residential Services, or give us a call at 598-4717 or email: info@oco.org

Directory of Services: Crisis & Development

Crisis & Development Services  - 342-7532 - assist people in gaining safety, self sufficiency and personal growth through prevention, intervention and skill building services.

Prevention Services

  • BMEN batterer accountability group: 342-1256
  • Health Education: 592-0810
  • SAF Education: 342-1544
  • Street Outreach Services: 342-7532

Intervention Services

  • Crisis Hotline: 342-1600 or 342-7618
  • Homeless Services
    • ​Youth, Adults and Families: 342-7532
    • Homeless Youth Shelter: 216-6143
  • Services to Aid Families (SAF) Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis: 342-1544

Care Management Services

Backstreet Books - Discount bookstore and Job Assistance Readiness Training (JART) site: 598-5669
JART - Job Assistance Readiness Training: 342-7532
Family Case Management: 598-6664
Medicaid Service Coordination: 342-7532
• OPTIONS - Services for women and infants including pregnant & parenting teens: 342-7532
PATH - Program to Assist Teenage Homeless: 342-7532
• Supervised Visitation Program: 598-6988

Directory of Services: Education

Education Services: Early Childhood Education • Adult Education • Family Development • Literacy Services • Health & Nutrition for Children, Youth and Families
 

Phone: 598-4711 or 1-800-359-4711
Fax: 598-4764
Email: children@oco.org

  • Day Care: Discovery Day Care Center, Phoenix
  • Pre-K Programs:
    • Head Start - All 9 school districts in Oswego County
    • Universal Pre-K - Fulton and Phoenix school districts
  • Literacy for Adults - Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County (LVOC): 342-8839


 

Directory of Services: Transportation

Transportation Services  provides safe, affordable, convenient transportation to all residents of Oswego County.

Phone: 598-4713 or 598-1514. If you are making a long-distance call you may use our toll-free number: 1-877-4THEBUS

  • Oswego County Public Transit (OPT) - Public transportation encompassing 13 Routes throughout Oswego County
  • Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - Transportation to and from medical appointments for individuals deemed eligible under Oswego County's Medicaid Program. EFFECTIVE 9-1-13: CALL 1-855-733-9395 TO SCHEDULE MEDICAID TRANSPORTATION.
  • Call-N-Ride Curb-to-curb transportation for the Elderly and Persons with Special Needs for medical, social or personal business within Oswego County
  • OCO RIDES - Retired Individuals Driving the Elderly Services (RIDES) - provides the elderly with transportation to and from medical appointments in Onondaga County as well as the Watertown area.  This program is made possible through the combined efforts of OCO Transportation, OCO Senior Services, RSVP and community volunteers. Click here for information on OCO RIDES.