Delaware Opportunities

Welcome to Delaware Opportunities

Delaware Opportunities offers a host of programs and services that respond to the needs of the citizens of Delaware County, New York. Our programs and services are annually assessed and considered in light of the following:

  • Remove obstacles and solve problems that block the achievement of self-sufficiency
  • Secure and retain meaningful employment
  • Attain an adequate education
  • Make better use of available income
  • Obtain emergency and other assistance
  • Achieve greater participation in the affairs of the community
  • Youth development
  • Coordination and effective use of other programs
  • Counteract conditions of starvation and malnutrition

Programs & Services

Recent News

Head Start Recruitment 2017-2018

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Delaware Opportunities Head Start is currently recruiting children who will be 3 or 4 for the 2017-2018 school year.  Centers are geographically dispersed through the county.  Transportation is available for most enrolled children.  Families must generally meet low income guidelines; however, 10% of children can be served regardless of income.  

Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Election

Delaware Opportunities will be conducting an election for a member of the Board of Directors to represent low income people living in the Town of Sidney on January 23 at the WIC site located at the Sherwood Landing Community Room, 3 Landing Drive in Sidney from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The purpose of the election is to provide low income residents in the Town of Sidney with a representative who will bring their concerns and needs to the attention of the Delaware Opportunities Board of Directors.