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OCO Recognizes Employees, with Help from Domino’s

OCO Recognizes Employees, with Help from Domino’s

Jul 8, 2020 - OCO partnered with the local Domino’s Pizzas to recognize the agency’s employees for their commitment to OCO and the approximately 16,000 people that are served through OCO’s more than 50 programs. “Our staff has been wonderful,” said OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier. “Their selflessness and dedication has allowed OCO to continue to offer its services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in spite of the tremendous challenges that is has created. I couldn't be prouder of our OCO employees!”

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OCO’s Discovery Learning Center Reopens

Jul 7, 2020 - Oswego County Opportunities’ Discovery Learning Center in Phoenix has reopened. There are currently a limited amount of spots available for the summer and the Center is also accepting applications for enrollment in the fall.

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Camp Hollis and OCO Cancer Prevention Program Promote Sun Safety

Camp Hollis and OCO Cancer Prevention Program Promote Sun Safety

Jun 27, 2020 - Summer is finally here. We’re anxious to get outside to enjoy the warm weather and abundant sunshine. For youth in Oswego County one of the most popular destinations for summer fun is Camp Hollis.

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OCO Cancer Prevention Program Promotes Sun Safety at Camp Zerbe

OCO Cancer Prevention Program Promotes Sun Safety at Camp Zerbe

Jun 26, 2020 - Summer has not been canceled! Warm weather, sunshine, and fresh air abounds. It’s time to get outside and enjoy nature, and in Oswego County one of the best places to do so is Camp Zerbe.

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OCO Summer Food Service Program Providing Free Meals for Oswego County Children

Jun 25, 2020 - Oswego County Opportunities is participating in this year’s Summer Food Service Program. Funded through the USDA and Administered locally by the New York State Education Department, the Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to children throughout the summer months.

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Volunteers Playing a Key Role for OCO

Jun 24, 2020 - Volunteer: Someone who selflessly shares their time and effort to meet a need or advance the mission of an organization.

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OCO Cancer Services expands to the North Country

OCO Cancer Services expands to the North Country

Jun 8, 2020 - Carolyn Handville, program coordinator for Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Cancer Services of the North Country has announced that the program was recently awarded a five year grant from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) allowing the program to continuing to offer its services in the north country.

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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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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