Family Opportunities.

We currently have 3 Family program s designed to help.

Family Programs

  • First-Time Home Buyer Programs

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    Our First Time Home Buyer Programs focus on teaching our clients everything they need to know to become successful homeowners. Greater Opportunities will provide one-on-one counseling, group education... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Low to moderate-income families looking to purchase their first home within Chenango or Broome County who need assistance in learning the real estate process and available financing opportunities.

    How does this benefit you?

    • Budgeting
    • Credit
    • Affordability
    • How to work with a real estate agent
    • Finding the right lender and the lending process
    • Help in choosing the right house
    • What to expect at closing
    • Assistance with funding/grants: Depending on the current availability on grant funding, there may be a variety of grants available to assist you with the down payment, closing costs, and/or rehabilitation associated with health and safety concerns on the purchase of your first home. Eligibility varies based on the grant for which you are submitting an application.
    • You will be eligible to work individually with a Housing Counselor to develop a homeownership plan
    • We will help you review your finances, determine price range, create a savings program and focus on any credit issues
    • We will teach you the best practices to maintain credit worthiness, so that you can qualify for a mortgage
    • Our counselors work with you for as long as you need until you achieve your goal of homeownership

    How to Apply

    Select a form below to complete online.

    Chenango- First Time Home Buyer Program Contact Form

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

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    Contact Information

    For information and/or an application, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-334-7114.

  • Permanent Supportive Housing

    Available in:

    Broome

    Chenango

    What is it?

    The goal of the Greater Opportunities Supportive Housing Program is to provide assistance for participant families and individuals living in poverty to obtain and maintain healthy interdependence with... READ MORE

    Who is it for?

    Families and individuals who are living in poverty who are looking to grow and become independent members of our community and self-sufficient in all areas of life.    

    How does this benefit you?

    • Receive counseling services on how to obtain and maintain healthy lifestyle that include case management, life skills education and training, and employment skills training. 
    • Get permanent housing assistance
    • Learn about health, finances, employment, and socialization

    How to Apply

    Select a form below to complete online.

    Broome- Permanent Supportive Housing Contact Form Broome- Permanent Supportive Housing Submit Document Permanent Supportive CAP Application Chenango- Permanent Supportive Housing Contact Form

    Click the button to download the application form. Complete and return according to the instructions in the form.

    DOWNLOAD FORM

    Contact Information

    For information, please contact Greater Opportunities at 607-723-6493 or 607-334-7114

    Family Resources

    • Meal Time Matters Kickoff

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      Meal Time Matters Kickoff
    • CDC- Alcohol Use During Pregnancy

      External Link Resource
    • Alcohol Consumption and Binge Drinking During Pregnancy Among Adults Aged 18–49 Years — United States, 2018–2020

      External Link Resource
    • Community Needs Assessment

      File Resource
    • Head Start Timeline

      External Link Resource
    • Norwich Peacemaker Quilters 2022- Chenango HS and EHS

      External Link Resource
    • Kinship Caregiver Program

      External Link Resource
    • Dehydration 101- Chenango Head Start Parent Class

      External Link Resource
    • Clothing and Food Banks for Broome County

      File Resource

      How we help you achieve your own success.

      • Our team works hand-in-hand with you to help create the opportunities and programs that work for you.
      • We will meet with you face-to-face to help track your progress in order to ensure your ultimate success.
      • We believe that your success is our success.