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Thanks to a grant from the M&T Charitable Foundation,Central Susquehanna Opportunities,Inc. (CSO,Inc.) has received funding to support CSO C.A.R.E.S. (Crisis Assistance Refueling Energy Services)
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  • 11th Annual Golf Classic - July 13, 2015
  • 2015 Sportsman's Raffle - December 25, 2015 - January 28, 2016


Who is CSO?


CSO is a dynamic, multi-faceted non-profit organization with a dedicated leadership team comprised of regional management and a Board of Directors. As a private, 501(c) 3 charitable organization headquartered in Shamokin, Central Susquehanna Opportunities is responsible for providing Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services to the public within the CareerLink® system. The ultimate goal of workforce development programs is to secure stable family-sustaining employment.

Central Susquehanna Opportunities serves as the Community Action Agency for Northumberland, Montour and Columbia counties. By analyzing the needs of the area and developing support services, this arm of the organization provides the tools needed to enable people to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.

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Youth Summer Employment Program

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to learn how Brittany began a paid work experience through our Summer Youth Employment Program and how her experience helped her begin an On The Job training contract with her employer.

Helping dislocated workers find new employment

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to learn how Andrew secured a full-time position making a sustaining wage with a company in which he could grow after being forced to move due to a foreclosure on his home and additional extenuating personal and financial circumstances.


Workforce Development Programs are made possible through the support of the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation, the leader and active partner in workforce development efforts.


This publication was financed in part by a CSBG Grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.


Community Action

CSO Community Action works hard to change lives and communities. Families often struggle to make ends meet. Single parents and single-income families can’t stretch their paycheck far enough to cover their basic needs. Low income workers can’t always provide for their families. LEARN MORE...

Workforce Development

CSO is a partner in the PA CareerLink® system.  The PA CareerLink® features professionally staffed offices that provide a variety of services for job seekers and employers.  CSO staff members and other PA CareerLink® partners have the knowledge and resources to match local talent to fill employer needs.  LEARN MORE...

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