Do you live in Otsego County and need help getting some new school supplies for the upcoming school year? If so, help is available!  Family Service Association in Oneonta is once again holding their Back to School Project which will take place at Elm Park Methodist Church (401 Chestnut St, Oneonta) for students of Otsego County Schools in grades Kindergarten-12th grade.  This event will run August 22nd to August 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

If you're in need, come choose supplies on the day designated by the first letter of YOUR (parent/guardian) last name.  For more information call Family Services at 607-432-2870 or visit

Look below to find out when you can pick up supplies according to the first letter of your last name.

August 22nd: A - H
August 23rd: I - M
August 24th: N - R
August 25th: S - Z
August 26th: by appointment only


If you cannot come on the designated day of your last name, please call ahead to arrange to pick up a pre-packaged bag of school supplies for your child or let FSA know who will come to choose supplies in your place.