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The NYS OCFS Community Alert Network is intended to enhance communication between participating OCFS residential youth facilities and their neighbors. The safety of communities, OCFS residents, and staff are of utmost importance, and OCFS uses the latest technologies to assist with communication. We are happy to notify you of events that we believe may affect you as our neighbor. For example, you could be notified if a youth leaves a facility without authorization or if a facility evacuation is required. The notification will be delivered through an automated telephone call, and updates will be provided.

How to Register

If you are interested in participating in this free service, please follow the instructions below.

To register by phone:

Call 1-855-638-3540 and follow the pre-recorded instructions.

Please do not call the facility directly to register.

To register online:

For the names of facilities in your area, please consult the list below. In order to register, you must provide your telephone number(s), the county and the facility name. You may select more than one facility.

Once registered, you will be on the community alert notification network list until you request to have your phone number removed. If you already registered for this service, it is not necessary to re-register.

OCFS Facilities Participating in the Community Alert Network

Facility County
Brentwood Residential Center
1230 Commack Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746-8215
(631) 667-1188
Brookwood Secure Center
419 Spookrock Road, P.O. Box 265
Claverack, NY 12513-0265
(518) 851-3211
Columbia Secure Center
419 Spook Rock Road, P.O. Box 265
Claverack, NY 12513
(518) 851-3211
Finger Lakes Residential Center
250 Auburn Road
Lansing, NY 14882
(607) 533-5000
Goshen Secure Center
97 Cross Road
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 615-3000
Harriet Tubman Residential Center
6706 Pine Ridge Road
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 255-3481
Highland Residential Center
629 North Chodikee Lake Road, PO Box 970
Highland, NY 12528
(845) 691-6006
Industry Residential Center
375 Rush-Schottsville Road
Rush, NY 14543
(585) 533-2600
Lansing Residential Center
270 Auburn Road
Lansing, NY 14882-8944
(607) 533-4262
MacCormick Secure Center
300 South Road
Brooktondale, NY 14817-9723
(607) 539-7121
Middletown Residential Center
393 County Route 78
Middletown, NY 10940-6842
(845) 342-3936
Red Hook Residential Center
531 Turkey Hill Road
Red Hook, NY 12571-9440
(845) 758-4151
Sgt. Henry Johnson Youth Leadership Academy
57081 State Highway 10, P.O. Box 132
South Kortright, NY 13842-0132
(607) 538-1401
Staten Island Residential Center
1133 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314-6396
(718) 761-6033
Taberg Residential Center
10011 Taberg-Florence Road
Taberg, NY 13471-7735
(315) 245-0084
Youth Leadership Academy
57081 State Highway 10, PO Box 132
South Kortright, NY 13842
(607) 538-1401

OCFS Contactt Information

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Capital View Office Park
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144


To report child abuse and maltreatment, call:
TDD/TTY: 1-800-638-5163

For information on the Abandoned Infant Protection Act, call:
1-866-505-SAFE (7233)

For child care, foster care and adoption information, call:
1-800-345-KIDS (5437)

To report a child care complaint, call:

For information on adult protective services, call:

For information about services for the blind, call:
TDD/TTY: 1-866-871-6000

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services will make this material available in large print or on audiotape upon request.


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