The mission of Opportunities for Broome is to assist individuals and families to improve the quality of their lives through the development of self-reliance, while promoting a culture of people working together to help themselves, one another, and their community. Opportunities for Broome contributes to the economic and social development of Broome County and its surrounding communities through the provision of comprehensive services that include emergency assistance, advocacy, early education, and safe and affordable housing. The braiding of community resources and the building of effective partnerships, serves as the cornerstone for the foundation of our agency.

Steps to school readiness…

On July - 22 - 2014

School readiness goals describe the intended purposes and expected results from quality teaching and learning. This includes meaningful and responsive relationships, experiences, and interactions. Once established, the program’s school readiness goals will not change substantially from year to year. However, goals for individual children and families will likely change based on needs and progress revealed by ongoing data collection.  Read More →

Head Start Open Enrollment

On March - 7 - 2013

Enrollment for Opportunities for Broome Head Start FREE Program Give your child a Head Start! Opportunities for Broome Head Start is recruiting 3, 4, and 5 year olds for the 2014-2015 school year! We offer services to children in the following districts: Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Deposit, Harpursville, Maine-Endwell, Union-Endicott, Vestal, Whitney Point, and Windsor. We offer many services to prepare your child for entering into Kindergarten. Transportation is Included! Call us at (607) 772-6810... (more...)

We are very happy to announce that the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) has awarded a $3,482,479 Million Grant to Opportunities for Broome (OFB). The total amount of the project is estimated at $3,570,479. The remaining $88,000 in funding is being provided by Tioga Opportunities/Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).  The Grant is part of OTDA’s Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP). HHAP provides capital grants and loans to not-for-profit corporations,... (more...)

Head Start Policy Council Meeting

On December - 29 - 2009

 There will be a Head Start Policy Council Meeting held on July 14, 2014 at 6:00pm at 5 West State Street Binghamton, NY 13901.  For further information, please contact us at (607)723-6493.  Read More →

Board Meeting

On December - 29 - 2009

The next Opportunities for Broome, Inc. Board Meeting will be held on July 17, 2014 at 4:00pm.  This meeting will be held at 5 West State Street Binghamton, NY 13901.  For further information, please contact us at (607)723-6493.  This meeting is open to the public.  Read More →