Adoption/Foster Care Services

ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE AGENCY CERTIFICATION

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceResponsible for licensing and certification of locally operated nonprofit residential facilities for youth, foster care and adoption agencies, and day care providers.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical 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
Intake ProcedureCall 518-486-7078
Intake RequirementsApplication required
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, All languages on Helplines
EligibilityAgencies who perform adoption or foster care services
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 52 Washington Street, Room 261 West
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rensselear, NY 12144
Main Phone 518-486-7078
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-635-1522 (Mandated Reporter Hotline)
Other Phone 518-473-7793 ( Public Information) / 716-847-3123 (Native American Services) / 866-871-3000 (Blind Services) / 518-486-7078 (Adoption)
Fax 518-486-7625
Service Location Email info@ocfs.state.ny.us
Web Address www.ocfs.state.ny.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Program: ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE AGENCY CERTIFICATION
This Service: Adoption/Foster Care Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption/Foster Care Issues (YZ-0200)
Licensing/Certification/Accreditation (DF-4500)