All homeless shelters require an individual holding a Certificate of Fitness for Coordinator of Fire Safety and Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters (F-80).This certificate is also needed in any building or occupancy required to have a one-way voice communication system, regardless of occupancy classification, that is operated or occupied by more than 15 persons for a period of more than 30 days, including emergency shelters.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.
NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Certificate of Fitness
Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Closed on public holidays.