Our History

Tioga Opportunities, Inc.

History

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is a private, 501(c)(3) not for profit, multi-purpose, inter-generational human service agency which emerged from the Kennedy/Johnson “War on Poverty” programs of the l960’s. Incorporated in l965, Federal Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funds are administered to Tioga Opportunities, Inc. under the jurisdiction of the New York State Department of State Division of Community Services.

 

As a Community Action Agency, Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is a part of a network of over 1,000 Community Action Agencies across the country and a network of 48 across the state.
Community Action exists to address the causes and conditions of poverty using strategies that respond to the community’s unique needs.

Understanding the Need for a Representative Payee

Understanding the Need for a Representative Payee

You may know someone who gets a monthly Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income payment and who also needs help managing their money. If someone you know needs help, we can appoint a person or an organization to act as a “representative payee”...

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TOI to Host Community Flu Shot Clinics

TOI to Host Community Flu Shot Clinics

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports as many as 45 million Americans get sick from the flu each season. Getting a yearly flu shot is the first and most important step in protecting yourself and those around you against flu viruses. Tioga Opportunities, Inc....

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Healthy Social Media Habits: How you use it matters

Healthy Social Media Habits: How you use it matters

It's Wellness Wednesday and this month's topic focuses on how technology has changed the way we interact with each other. The internet makes it easy to connect with other people by just typing a few keystrokes. As a result, some people feel as if they have more social...

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