Office of Children and Family Services

Office of Workforce Development

Office of Workforce Development

Office of Workforce Development Teens.


Because all NYS youth deserve the chance to make it on their own.


OWD prepares NYS youth for the demands of today's workplace by designing and implementing programs that teach the skills, attitudes and behaviors employers expect.

OWD Staff

OWD is situated in the OCFS home office in Rensselaer. From this location, OWD is strategically located to partner with those agencies and programs most likely to assist youth to transition to their home communities from facility placement, as well as address the employment needs of the general target population.

Bureau of Youth In Transition Programs (BYTP)
DJJOY Office of Community Partnerships (OCFS)
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg. 14th Floor 
163 W. 125th St., Harlem, NY 10027
NYC Office: (212)-961-4121 ▪ Albany Office: (518)-486-5507 ▪ Rochester Office: (585)-238-8536
NYC Fax: 212-961-4109 ▪ Albany Fax: 518-486-6933

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