Delaware Opportunities is a community action agency, serving the citizens of Delaware County, NY, since 1965.

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Delaware Opportunities, Inc.
35430 State Highway 10
Hamden, New York 13782

Phone: (607) 746-1600
TTY Users: 711 or 800-662-1200
Fax:   (607) 746-1605

If you are a consumer with special needs please call 607-746-1600 for assistance.

Recent News

Delaware Opportunities is recruiting volunteers to assist with the delivery of meals from six senior dining centers to homebound elderly. Reimbursement for privately owned vehicles at 54 cents per mile is available. Ideally, a club or civic group is needed (i.e., the local senior citizens club, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, church group, etc.) which could pledge a variety of members for home delivery task, but individual volunteers can also help.

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Effective January 4, 2016, the office hours of the Delaware Opportunities main office at 35430 State Route 10, Hamden, New York will change to 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (holidays excepted). After hour WIC appointments will continue to be offered. Other after hour appointments may be offered as required.


In celebration of Head Start’s 50th Anniversary, the Delaware Opportunities Inc. Head Start Program will highlight one of our Head Start centers monthly. Check in each month to learn about each of our centers spread across Delaware County. Learn about our center hours, locations, how to enroll your child and how to volunteer at one of these fine Head Start centers. Learn more about the amazing dedicated and devoted staff who make the Head Start experience one to make memories and provide life lessons for both children and parents alike! Read more »

The Delaware Opportunities Big Buddy Program is seeking volunteers in Delaware and Otsego Counties to spend four to eight hours a  month mentoring boys and girls ages 5 to 16.

Big Buddies are needed in all areas, but especially in Hancock, Deposit, Morris, Richfield Springs, Oneonta, and Worcester. Read more »