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

Toys for Tots

toys for tots

Delaware Opportunities is excited to announce that they are the official distribution site for this year's Delaware County Toys for Tots! Families with children 12 years of age and younger can call or stop by Delaware Opportunities to sign-up between now and Friday, December 14th. Pick-up will take place at Delaware Opportunities on Wednesday, December 19th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm!

Head Start Recruitment 2018-2019

head start logo

Delaware Opportunities Head Start is currently recruiting children who will be 3 or 4 for the 2018-2019 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

Senior Dining Christmas Dinner

Delaware Opportunities is scheduling a Christmas Dinner to be served at all Delaware County senior dining centers on Wednesday, December 19 beginning at 11:30 a.m. for a suggested donation of $4.00.  Those with income above $29,637 (for two people) are asked to donate the full cost of the meal of $8.00.  
Reservations for the ham, apple pie and trimmings dinner are appreciated by the day before.  Margaretville, (845) 586-4767; Delhi, (607) 746-2250; Grand Gorge, (607) 588-6166; Hancock, (607) 637-2219; Sidney, (607) 563-2212.