Department of Social Services

Eve Bouboulis, Acting Commissioner

Appointed: April 3, 2014

 

The mission of Otsego County Department of Social Services is to assist and protect vulnerable individuals in our community by promoting safety, healthy families and enhanced economic stability.

We provide services with compassion, respect, integrity and positive attitudes while encouraging personal responsibility and individual choice. We work collaboratively with community partners to acheive the goals of lifelong safety and self-sufficiency for County residents.

 

"New York State of Health" Health Exchange

Contact number for the "New York State of Health" Health Exchange for assistance with the new health insurance programs - 1-855-355-5777

Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network will provide local assistance to small businesses and County residents contact them at 1-800-231-0744

 

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WANTED

Foster and Adoptive Parents

Have you ever wondered how you could help a child or family during a time of need?

Becoming a foster parent may be the answer.

For more information contact the Otsego County Department of Social Services at:

(607) 547- 4355

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       For Post Adoption Help for Families visit

http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/adopt/post_adoption/

 

Kinship Care

a natural resource


NY STATE HANDBOOK

FOR RELATIVES RAISING CHILDREN

 

 

Department of Social Services
Otsego County Office Building

197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

  • Adoption
  • Attorney Office
  • Foster Care
  • Child Protection
  • Child Support
  • Fiscal
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Prevention
Meadows Office Complex

Physical address:

140 Co Hwy 33W
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Mailing address:
197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

  • Medicaid
  • Public Assistance
  • Food Stamps
  • Employment Services
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
  • Child Care Subsidy
  • Adult Protection
  • Resource Recovery
NEW DAD'S DRIVER'S MANUAL

A resource guide for taking care of your new baby and your partner.

 

Links

  Child Support

   DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS 2009

  2011 ANNUAL REPORT .

  2012 ANNUAL REPORT

For helpful information on benefit eligibility please visit www.mybenefits.ny.gov

2013 Parent Handybook -The Parent Handbook of
Otsego Area Community Resources

 
Staff

Otsego County
Department of Social Services:

197 Main Street
Phone: (607) 547-4355
Fax: (607) 547-6437

Meadows Office Complex
Phone: (607) 547-1700
Fax: (607) 547-1721

Acting Commissioner:
Eve Bouboulis

 

To report a suspected child abuse/maltreatment situation you need to call:

NYS CPS HOTLINE

1-800-342-3720

 

Ad Internal

MANAGED CARE MEDICAID

YOUR OPITIONS IN OTSEGO COUNTY:

       

 


NY STATE

HEALTH EXCHANGE

NAVIGATOR

https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/agent/navigators

 

In-Person Assistors (IPAs)/Navigators provide in-person enrollment assistance to individuals, families, small businesses and their employees who would like help applying for health insurance through the Marketplace.

Modeled on successful community assistance programs in New York, the IPA/Navigator program is designed to meet the needs of New Yorkers by providing assistance in convenient, community-based locations.  IPAs/Navigators will provide culturally competent, linguistically appropriate, and disability accessible enrollment services.  They will be available at convenient times, including evenings and weekends, at no cost to enrollees.

(Subject to change, please call site to confirm)

 

Community Service Society of New York

Small Business Development Center at State University of New York Binghamton

Otsego County Chamber of Commerce

189 Main Street, Suite 205

Oneonta  NY  13820

(607) 432-4500 Ext. 205

English

 

Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network of SCNY, Inc.

Opportunities for Otsego

3 W. Broadway 

Oneonta  NY  13820

(800) 231-0744

English, Vietnamese, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Taiwanese, & Spanish