Maureen Abbott

Executive Director



Christina Brown

Director of Management and Administration


Amy Foster

Director of Human Resources


Christine Shaver

Director of Program Operations


Jim Wiser

Deputy Director of Energy Services


Sara Zubalsky-Peer

Director of Planning and Development

Tioga Opportunities, Inc.



Community Development

The Department of Community Development:

  • Helps people of all ages learn about using viable transportation options to improve their mobility and seek employment 
  • Assists older adults and individuals with disabilities maintain independence with access to available transportation options 
  • Helps individuals and families gain assets and move towards self-sufficiency by building credit with a loan for the purchase of home appliances 
  • Works at developing community-wide initiatives that will improve the overall quality of life for all Tioga County residents.

Energy Services

The Department of Energy Services strives to:

  • Lower a household’s energy burden by reducing the percentage of annual income spent on fuel and electricity through energy efficiencies
  • Enhance the health and safety of a household by improving indoor air quality and providing protection from fire and carbon monoxide
  • Manage the risk of high radon levels through testing and mitigation.

Family Services

The Department of Family Services strives to:

  • Improve the physical and nutritional health and well-being of babies, youth, families, and older adults 
  • Help older adults remain independent in the community for as long as possible
  • Provide a range of opportunities for socialization
  • Educate the community about long term services and supports, health insurance options, healthy lifestyles, breastfeeding, and community resources 
  • Enhance the financial well-being of our customers.

Housing Services

The Department of Housing Services helps Tioga County residents obtain and maintain safe, affordable housing with:

• Apartments that are owned and managed by TOI

• Homeowner housing rehabilitation assistance

• Section 8 rental subsidies

Homeownership is encouraged in discussions with customers about their relationship with money, credit and debt basics, personal spending, planned savings, investing, and asset acquisition.

Congregate Lunch Closed Today, Thursday, August 11th

Congregate Lunch Closed Today, Thursday, August 11th

Due to a water main repair in our neighborhood, we have had to make the difficult decision to close Congregate lunch for today, Thursday, August 11th.  The CCC remains open and updates will be posted on our website and Facebook page. We apologize for the inconvenience...

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Creative Ideas for Adding Yogurt to Your Diet

Creative Ideas for Adding Yogurt to Your Diet

Perhaps you have yogurt sitting in your refrigerator and are looking for new ways to enjoy it. Maybe your health-care provider has told you to eat yogurt for your gut health or you are newly on an antibiotic. See below for some tips!1. Dip it. Try replacing cream...

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