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Resources / Websites
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Main

123 Lake Street, Cooperstown 13326

547-2536

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance-Education

Master Gardener Volunteers

http://cceschoharie-otsego.org

 

Jeanne Darling, Exec Director, CCE Delaware County – jmd30@cornell.edu

Heather Barrett, Community Educator, CCE Delaware County (covering Otsego) – hmb94@cornell.edu

Connie Bennett, Nutrition Educator, CCE Schoharie and Otsego Counties – ctb@cornell.edu

Family Table Food Ministries

12 Grove Street, Oneonta 13820

432-2031 Discount food purchase program

$35 per order; www.cgconeonta.org

www.familytablefoodministries.com

Chris Cleveland info@ftfmmail.com

ccleveland@cgconeonta.org

Feeding America

1150 18th St, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036

(800)

771-2303

www.feedingamerica.org
Hunger Solutions New York

14 Computer Dr E, Albany 12205

(518)

436-8757

(800)

865-5542

www.hungersolutionsny.org info@hungersolutionsny.org
Regional Food Bank of Northeast NY

965 Albany-Shaker Rd, Latham 12110

(518)

786-3691

FAX (518)

786-3004

www.rfbneny.com

www.regionalfoodbank.net

Resource for food & more

Any food pantry can sign up-FREE

Sue Linter, ext 224

Dir Agency/Prog Svcs

Kerry Leary, ext 260

Nutr Resource Mgr

susanl@regionalfoodbank.net

kerryl@regionalfoodbank.net

 

Seniors Resources


Drug Watch: Excellent source for medication and medical device safety topics specific to seniors. Their goal is to raise awareness about medications and medical devices in order to call attention to their associated risks and potential side effects and recalls.

Otsego County Office of the Aging: The Otsego County Office for the Aging provides a host of Programs and Services to those in the community that are age 60 and over.

Delaware County Office of the Aging: The Delaware County Office for the Aging provides a host of Programs and Services to those in the community that are age 60 and over.

NYS Office of Aging: State programs and assistance.

Social Security Information


 
Helpful Web Sites
www.medicarerights.org/ Provides excellent information about Medicare. Serves as a “guide through the Medicare maze”.
www.ssa.gov/ Official site of the Social Security Administration. Everything you need to know about social security. Downloadable forms available online.
www.hiicap.state.ny.us NY State Office of Aging site for comprehensive and up-to-date information on Medicare, Medicare Managed Care and Supplemental Insurance.
http://www.benefitscheckup.org/ Free on line service that will identify State and Federal assistance programs for Seniors.
http://www.health.state.ny.us/ Information and applications for EPIC, prescription drug plan for seniors in NY State.
http://www.aarp.org/ An excellent web site with a broad range of information; well written and understandable information.
http://www.medicare.gov/ Most up to date information on Medicare and choosing a health care plan.
http://www.partnershipforcaring.org/ Information and forms for Advance Directives, Health Care Proxy, Living Wills etc.
http://www.eldercare.gov/ Eldercare locator for families looking for services for aging relatives throughout the country.
http://www.aoa.gov/ Administration on Aging site provides a wealth of information on aging issues

 


Hunger Coalition of Otsego County (HCOC)
Please send updates & corrections to First United Presbyterian at reddoorchurch@stny.rr.com or (607) 432-7520.