OCO Midtown Plaza Office Continues to Offer Services

OSWEGO, NY – While the parking garage at the Midtown Plaza in Oswego is closed for construction, Oswego County Opportunities would like to remind community members that it is business as usual at the agency’s office in the lower level of the plaza.

Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., OCO’s Midtown office hosts a number of the agency’s human services programs including:

Homeless Services, which offers a variety of services to those that are homeless.

Services to Aid Families, which provides residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, elder abuse and stalking as well as crime victims.

Health Education, which provides information, and education to individuals, school classrooms and community groups regarding a variety of sexual health topics.

Medicaid Service Coordination that provides assistance with eligibility, applications and referrals.

OPTIONS works with adults and youth to assist them in gaining health care, connection to community resources and increasing healthy birth outcomes.

PATH, a transitional living program for homeless young people, ages 16 – 21 that provides the opportunity to learn independent living skills, complete educational goals and to become a responsible member of the community.

Crisis Hotlines that provide consumers who are experiencing domestic violence and sexual violence or housing issues with access to highly trained specialists are available 24/7.  Calls may be made to (315) 342-1600, (315) 342-7618, or toll free at 1-877-342-7618 are also being taken 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information on OCO or its programs that are available at the agency’s Midtown Plaza office in Oswego, contact Patty O’Connor at (315) 342-7532 ext. 1604, via e-mail at [email protected], or visit the OCO website at www.oco.org