Maureen Abbott

Executive Director


Christina Brown

Director of Finance 


Denene Ennis

Director of Human Resources


Steve Wentworth

Director of Energy Services


Christine Shaver

Director of Family Services


Janice Gillette

Director of Housing Services

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.

Celebrating 55 Years!

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is celebrating 55 years as a Community Action Agency. Click on the video below for a brief introduction.

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Countryside Community Center reopens June 15

Countryside Community Center reopens June 15

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. will resume services at the Countryside Community Center on June 15. Some activities will gradually return per the Governor's plan. Please call for appointments or schedule of activities: 607-687-4222.

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Delivery services provided

Delivery services provided

Are you homebound and need groceries or prescriptions delivered? Are you over 60? Do you have a compromised immune system? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to keep our community safe and healthy, Tioga Opportunities, Inc. will be offering grocery and...

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