56 Main Street Owego NY 13827
Owego, NY 13827

Main Phone:
607-687-8225

SBA Paycheck Protection Program

SBA PPP still has $131B available.

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SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Tioga County COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Program

This page is a centralized location of all COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related information for Tioga County. Tioga County has taken aggressive steps to curb the spread of Coronavirus in conjunction with New York State and Federal officials. We understand that the impacts of these efforts will touch on and disrupt all aspects of our lives - work routines, children's schooling, jobs, and businesses. As your local government, we are working hard to provide assistance, support, and help as needed. 

NOTE: Information on this page is updated as it becomes available for publication.

CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE (FOR ALL NEEDS): 607-687-8225

 

 Business Support Information

Helpful Resource Documents are located below.

Resource Information for Businesses (click on blue links below)

FEDERAL                                                                                          

Small Business Administration

Internal Revenue Service

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S Chamber of Commerce

USDA Guaranteed Loan Program for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

National Restaurant Association Resource Page

STATE

NYS Essential Business Guidance(updated 6-11-2020)

Empire State Development

Binghamton Small Business Development Center

NYS Restaurant Association Resource Page

NYS Liquor Authority Deliveries and To-Go Restrictions

NYS Liquor Authority Guidance for licensees serving food with alcoholic beverages

NYS DOL

NYS Department of Tax and Finance Sales and Use Tax Relief

NYS Tourism Association COVID-19 Toolkit

LOCAL

Tioga County Tourism Business Reopening Guidance

Local Lending Institutions Relief Programs

Utilities

 

 

 

 

Resource Information for Not For Profit Organizations (click blue links below)

FEDERAL

National Council of Nonprofits

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/nonprofits-and-coronavirus-covid-19

 

STATE

NY Council of Nonprofits (NYCON)

https://www.nycon.org/resources/covid-19-resources-for-nonprofits

 

LOCAL

COVID-19 Response Funds from the Community Foundation for South Central New York

https://donorswhocare.org/

CNY Non-profits COVID-19 Facebook group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CNYORGS/

Tioga County Foundations Coalition Emergency Fund

Resource Information for the Community (click blue links below)

FEDERAL

Federal CARES Act Income Tax Rebate Calculator

CDC Travel Health Information

Fannie Mae mortgage relief

Freddie Mac mortgage relief

 

STATE

NYS Department of Labor Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

NYS Coronavirus General Information Hotline 888-364-3065

NYS DHSES DR-4480 Public Assistance

Get Involved:How Can you Help

NYS Travel Advisory and Restrictions

 

LOCAL

  • Emergency Food Hotline (607) 354-0965
  • Tioga County Public Health Voicemail Line 687-8623
  • Tioga County Coronavirus Response Hotline 687-8225
  • Tioga Opportunities Grab & Go Lunch for Older Adults Age 60+ 687-4120
  • Tioga Opportunities Free Grocery and Prescription Deliveries 687-4222  *Orders must be prepaid
  • To Donate to local non-profit organizations click HERE

 

 Social Services & Career Center

A self-service kiosk offering applications for SNAP (Food Stamps), Public Assistance, Medicaid and HEAP is available from 9 am - 5 pm Monday thru Friday in the vestibule of the Health and Human Services Building on Route 38, Owego, NY. There is also a drop-box outside the main entrance for customers to leave applications and other required paperwork.

Tioga County DSS is operational and applications are being processed. If you would like to speak to someone about applying for benefits, questions regarding your case, or other assistance you require for you and your family during this crisis, you may call 607-687-8300. The phone lines are open 9 am - 5 pm, Monday – Friday; you will be put in touch with the appropriate DSS department.

HEAP specific calls can dial 607-687-8428. To apply online, or for additional information on programs available, go to www.MyBenefits.ny.gov.

Tioga Career Center is operational and available by phone 607-687-8504 or email mccalls@co.tioga.ny.us. During this crisis, our hours will be 9 AM - 5 PM.

Updates and information can be found on the Tioga Career Center Facebook page. Please like and follow us for up to date information on services and jobs, including information from the NYS Dept of Labor on services and benefits for those employees and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Assistance is available for general public for filing for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits on phone or on line, UI issues and concerns, job searching, and referral to other agencies for services.

Assistance is available to businesses for Unemployment questions, assistance programs/loans/grants, on the job training, posting job openings, labor law, human resource, and other business related services.

 Mental Health Resources

We understand that many people may be experiencing mental health symptoms that are new to them with all that is happening with the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are encouraging anyone experiencing mental health or substance use difficulties to contact us at 607-687-4000.

At this time the Owego clinic remains open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and is providing services remotely by telephone and telehealth (video); we are remotely able to offer new Intake Assessments (Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Services), health assessments, individual therapy, psychiatric medication management, Suboxone management, crisis services, and face to face services as necessary.   The Waverly clinic remains open Tuesday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM for remote therapy and medication management services. 

After hours crisis remains available by phone after 5 PM weekdays and on weekends by calling 607-687-1010 and asking for the on-call mental health social worker.

Additional and updated information can always be found on Tioga County Mental Hygiene Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaMH/

New York State Office of Mental Health - OMH

Office of Addiction Services and Supports - OASAS

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA 

Tioga County ASAP Coalition:  https://tiogaasap.org/ or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TiogaASAP/

Tioga County Suicide Coalition: https://www.tiogacountyny.com/programs-agencies/suicide-prevention-coalition/ 

 Public Health Information

Free Websites for At-Home Learning

Multiple Subjects

Math

Reading/Language Arts

Science

Social Studies

Typing

Health

For more educational websites: https://www.kidzsearch.com/sites.html

 

Please check back for an updated list of locations and times where meals can be picked up! 

For a map of meal site locations in Tioga County: Tioga County NY Grab and Go Meal Sites and School Closings

 Legal Notices & Press Releases

The executive orders from the Governor of New York State can be found here https://www.governor.ny.gov/executiveorders.

The executive orders from the President of The United States can be found here https://www.federalregister.gov/presidential-documents/executive-orders/donald-trump/2020

  News & Announcements

 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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