Keeping our community safe: Covid-19 Updates

Osborne's offices are currently closed to the public. We continue to provide services to as many of our participants as possible through the use of technology and other safe practices and are updating our plans as new information becomes available. If you need up-to-date information about Osborne programs and services, please call 718-707-2798.

Read Osborne's March 16 communication about our work during the health emergency, here.

We are updating this page with news and information as it becomes available.

Critical announcements and calls to action: 

  • New York State has suspended all in-person reporting visits for people on parole. Read more.

  • New York State has suspended visits to state prisons. Read more. 

  • New York City has suspended visits to city jails. Read more
  • Osborne's video visiting program is suspended. We are working to restore video visiting as soon as possible.
  • All New Yorkers applying for or already receiving public benefits like food stamps, cash assistance, and rent payments will no longer have to seek help in person for any reason. All services will be available over the phone or online at

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