This weekend the Wall Street Journal published an article on the efforts of the Otsego Refugee Resettlement Coalition to welcome our newcomers to Oneonta.
On Wednesday, July 12, the Otsego Refugee Resettlement Coalition welcomed two newcomers to Oneonta. One is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the other from Burundi. The Coalition has secured an apartment for them with the funds it has received from individual donors. The Coalition has also furnished the apartment with donated items…
The Coalition is pleased to announce that on June 5, 2023, it was notified that a refugee couple from the Democratic Republic of the Congo will arrive in Oneonta before the end of August. The Coalition is one of the first Private Sponsor Groups working with the Welcome Corps program to receive refugees. If you…
The Coalition is pleased to announce that its status as a Private Sponsor Group through the Welcome Corps program has been certified! In the coming weeks, we will be matched with refugees who will arrive in our community to rebuild their lives with us. The Coalition will post updates of each stage of the process…
Otsego County. A place of promise.
We are a coalition of nonprofit organizations, businesses, educational institutions, faith communities and individuals who are creating a place for refugees to call home in Otsego County. We are a Private Sponsor Group through the Welcome Corps program, supported by Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services as our Private Sponsor Organization.