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Sheriff’s Department Keeps OCO Meals on Wheels Rolling

Sheriff’s Department Keeps OCO Meals on Wheels Rolling

Jun 2, 2020 - Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Meals on Wheels program delivers more than 1,000 meals to hungry seniors throughout Oswego County every day.

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OCO Board to meet June 9

Jun 1, 2020 - The Oswego County Opportunities Board of Directors meets on Tuesday, June 9th, at 8:00 AM

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T1D Oswego County to offer Video Series

Jun 1, 2020 - T1D Oswego County, a community group committed to providing information and opportunities for those living with Type 1 Diabetes or supporting a loved one with T1D, has announced that they will be soon be launching an informative video series.

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OCO Services to Aid Families Program Here For You During COVID Shutdown

May 29, 2020 - The outbreak of the COVID -19 pandemic has affected virtually every aspect our lives.

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Backstreet Books asks, How Are You?

Backstreet Books asks, How Are You?

May 26, 2020 - How are you? Three months ago those words were simply an everyday greeting that would usually elicit a response of fine thanks, how are you?

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Lunch Time! OCO Meals on Wheels & Social Distancing

Lunch Time! OCO Meals on Wheels & Social Distancing

May 20, 2020 - While Oswego County continues to shelter-in-place Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Nutrition Services is committed to ensuring that its Meals on Wheels program continues to provide healthy, nutritious meals to seniors throughout Oswego County.

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Cancer Prevention in Action Stresses the Dangers of Indoor Tanning

May 12, 2020 - While many believe that tanning beds, tanning booths and other indoor tanning options are safer than the sun, research indicates that whether from the sunlight or a tanning bed, ultraviolet radiation damages your skin.

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Nutrition Services making more meals than ever, keeping seniors connected

Nutrition Services making more meals than ever, keeping seniors connected

May 8, 2020 - For hundreds of Oswego County seniors a trip to one of Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Dining and Activity Centers or a knock on the door from their home delivered meal driver was the highlight of their day.

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OCO board of directors meets May 12

May 4, 2020 - The Oswego County Opportunities Board of Directors meets on Tuesday, May 12, at 8:00 AM. Due to the Governor's NY on Pause Order, this meeting will be held via web conference.

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OPT Bus Routes Are Suspended But You Can Still Get A Ride

May 1, 2020 - OCO Transportation Services offers a number of options that provide Oswego County residents with safe, reliable transportation. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak OCO Transportation has taken a number of steps to ensure that residents can continue to make those essential trips.

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OCO Courier Service Meeting Agency’s Needs During COVID Pandemic

OCO Courier Service Meeting Agency’s Needs During COVID Pandemic

Apr 24, 2020 - “Are we happy to see you!” That’s the phrase that greets Wayne Kirby and John Crandall at every stop they make.

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NYS Announces Special Enrollment Period and Deferred Payments for Uninsured New Yorkers. OCO Health Insurance Navigators to help access benefits.

Apr 23, 2020 - In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency to further protect the public health of New Yorkers, NY State of Health, together with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), announced that New York will make a Special Enrollment Period available to New Yorkers during which eligible individuals will be able to enroll in insurance coverage through NY State of Health, New York's official health plan Marketplace, and directly through insurers.

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OCO’s SAF Program Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month With “I Ask For Consent” Campaign

OCO’s SAF Program Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month With “I Ask For Consent” Campaign

Mar 26, 2020 - April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

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OCO suspends public bus routes; call for transport to essential services

Mar 25, 2020 - Beginning Monday, March 30, customers will be able to use on-demand services for rides to medical appointments, pharmacies, food pantries and grocery shopping. Services will be available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fares will be waived. Call at least 24 hours in advance: 315-598-1514.

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OCO Oswego Head Start Reopens

OCO Oswego Head Start Reopens

Mar 3, 2020 - Drenching rain fell on the City of Oswego last summer, but nothing could have prepared OCO Director of Education Services Janice Scott for the extent of the damage the flooding caused in the Owego Head Start classroom.

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OCO Board of Directors meets March 10

Mar 2, 2020 - The Oswego County Opportunities Board of Directors meets on Tuesday, March 10th, at 8:00 AM.

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OCO Board meets February 11

Feb 3, 2020 - The Oswego County Opportunities Board of Directors meets on Tuesday, February 11th, at 8:00 AM.

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OCO Participates in nationwide ‘Point-In-Time’ Canvas

OCO Participates in nationwide ‘Point-In-Time’ Canvas

Jan 31, 2020 - OCO recently joined a number of its community partners in conducting its annual “Point In Time” Canvassing.

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ASHRAE Project Benefits OCO

ASHRAE Project Benefits OCO

Jan 22, 2020 - OCO Transitional Living Home in Fulton recently received a number of energy saving updates courtesy of the Central New York Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerator and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

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Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Aids OCO SAF Program

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Aids OCO SAF Program

Jan 16, 2020 - Senior Resident Director Kevin O’Conner and employees of the Syracuse branch of Merrill Lynch presented SAF Community Response Coordinator Stacie France and staff of Oswego County Opportunities Services to Aid Families program (SAF) with a donation of winter clothing for OCO’s SAF shelter.

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Scenes from OCO's Annual Meeting April 9, 2019

Circles of Security changed our lives
Circles of Security is topic of Annual Meeting guest speakers
Congratulations to Whelahan Award winner
Diane Cooper-Currier and Ron Darrow
Finance Director recognized for service
Howard Wilcox Volunteer of the Year Award presented to John Zanewych
New Board Members welcomed
OCO Ex Dir Diane Cooper-Currier and retiring Board of Directors Treasurer Ron Darrow