NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

 
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General Information
Description of AgencyResponsible for programs and services involving foster care, adoption, child protective services, operating the Statewide Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment, preventive services for children and families, services for pregnant adolescents, and protective programs for vulnerable adults. OCFS is also responsible for the functions of the State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped and coordinates response to the needs of Native Americans on reservations and in communities.
LocationRensselaer
Geographic AreaNew York State (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Nassau, Suffolk counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
AffiliationsNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Agency TypeNew York State
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, All languages on Helplines
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 152 Washington Street, Room 261 West
Physical Site City, State, ZipRensselear , NY 12144
Main Phone518-486-7078
Emergency/After Hours Phone800-635-1522 (Mandated Reporter Hotline)
Other Phone518-473-7793 ( Public Information) / 716-847-3123 (Native American Services) / 866-871-3000 (Blind Services) / 518-486-7078 (Adoption)
Fax518-486-7625
Emailinfo@ocfs.state.ny.us
Web Addresswww.ocfs.state.ny.us
 
Director Information
Director's NameColleen Fischer
Director's PositionActing Director
Director's Phone518-473-2591
 
Additional Information
Facility TypeYouth Services
Parent AgencyNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Programs: ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE AGENCY CERTIFICATION
ADOPTION SERVICES
AFTERCARE TEAM
CHILD ABUSE
CHILD CARE SERVICES
CONTRACTS, GRANTS, AND REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS (RFPS)
FAMILY-TYPE HOME FOR ADULTS
JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES
NYSCB BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (BEP)
NYSCB VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: Adoption/Foster Care Services
Adoption/Foster Care Services
Case/Care Management Services
Education/Training Services
Employment Services
Helpline/Hotline Services
Information/Referral Services
Planning/Development Services
Residential Care Services
Senior Services