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New York City and Long Island

Hearings for this geographic area are held at the following locations:

Hauppauge

New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Perry Duryea State Office Building
250 Veteran’s Highway, Suite 2A-20
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631-240-2503

Harlem Office

New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 W. 125th Street, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Eastern New York State Offices

The Rensselaer, Mid-Hudson, and Oneonta regional offices cover hearings in 25 counties (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester) and for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Rensselaer Office

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
52 Washington Street, Room 225 North,
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: 518-474-6022
Fax: 518-474-9218

Mid-Hudson Regional Office (MHRO)

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
Mid-Hudson Regional Office
103 Executive Drive, Suite 200
New Windsor, NY 12553

Phone: 518-474-6022
Fax: 518-474-9218

Oneonta Office

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Homer Folks Facility
28 Hill Street, Suite 320
Oneonta, NY 13820

Main: 607-432-5016
Fax: 607-432-5057

Syracuse and Surrounding Areas

The Syracuse office for the Bureau covers hearings in the 15 counties of Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins.

Syracuse Office

New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
333 East Washington Street, Room 134
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-428-3276
Fax: 315-428-3265

Email: ocfs.sm.BSHCNY@ocfs.ny.gov

Western New York Offices

The Rochester and Buffalo regional offices cover hearings in 14 counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates.

Buffalo Office

New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main Street, Room 545
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-847-7179
Fax: 716-847-3096

Rochester Office

New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Bureau of Special Hearings
One Monroe Square
259 Monroe Avenue, Room 310
Rochester, NY 14607

Phone: 716-847-7179
Fax: 716-238-8169