Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Walk-ins Welcome | 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. By Appointment Only
Proudly Serving Tompkins County

Logo, Opportunities, Alternatives, And Resources Of Tompkins County, Inc., Offender Aid in Ithaca, NY
910 West State St.
Ithaca NY 14850


OAR now works with Benay Rubenstein and the Mary Bogan College Initiative (MBCI) to support anyone with a criminal history applying and enrolling in college.

If you have your high school diploma or GED/TASC, we provide FREE support services for:

  • Applying to College
  • Completing Requirements for College Application With a Felony
  • Working With Student Loans in Default
  • Applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Degree, Career and Academic Counseling
  • Laptops and Semester-long Bus Passes for Enrolled Students

Contact MBCI today at the number or email below OR come see us personally at OAR's office located in downtown Ithaca.

Phone: (607) 351-5028
E-Mail: MCBITompkins@gmail.com
Contact us in Ithaca, New York, to learn more about the advocacy services provided at our drop-in center.