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Juvenile Detention Facility, Certificate to Operate


State Children and Family Services, Office of

Businesses that operate any juvenile detention facility need this certificate. The certificate is issued by the New York State Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS).

Secure and non-secure facilities need this certificate.

Programs must follow new national and state guidelines on food they provide to their clients. Consult the free training materials in "Additional Resources" to learn more.

NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)

Capital View Office Park
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144-2834
Phone (518) 473-7793
Fax (518) 486-7550

Toll Free Number: (800) 345-5437

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