Welcome to Family Service Association
"People Helping Their Neighbors"
The Family Service Association was established in 1909. For over a 100 years The Family Service Association (FSA) has been active in Otsego County and surrounding communities helping area residents meet their own needs. FSA offers four programs, the Clothing Program, Emergency Services Program, the Parenting Resource Center, and Training/Employment Programs. The agency serves upwards of 900 households, serving close to 2000 people. FSA strives to work collaboratively with the other business, and non-profits in the community.
The Emergency Services Program (ESP)
The Emergency Services Program (ESP) serves income-eligible families and individuals primarily in Otsego County. A short income sheet is done when people request assistance. Under the ESP, people can receive assistance with the following:
- Hygiene and cleaning products: shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, etc
- Prescription medications
- Transportation, such as bus passes and gas cards to work or doctor appointments
- Furniture items
- Holiday assistance for Thanksgiving
To apply for assistance you may complete the attached forms.