New York RHY Agencies
Join the Safe Shelter Collaborative
The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is excited to announce that agencies that support runaway and homeless youth (RHY) in New York are applying to be members of the Safe Shelter Collaborative. RHY agencies will soon be finding shelter for youth in need using the technology service. Read more on how to join!
To-Dos for NY Agencies
Watch the video below to learn about the program
Submit your application today.
After applying, review and return the Participant Agreement
Questions? Get answers during Office Hours
Wednesdays 1-3 pm ET
Thursdays 10-12 am ET
Watch this video about the program
Watch this short video to get an overview of how the Safe Shelter Collaborative works for agencies across the U.S.
Visit the learn more page and browse this site for more information about the program.
Key people who are collaborating to support the Safe Shelter Collaborative
Supporting RHY agencies:
Bureau of Youth Development and
Division of Youth Development and Partnerships for Success William.Otieno@ocfs.ny.gov
Youth Development Specialist
Bureau of Health & Well-Being
Division of Youth Development and Partnerships for Success Robin.Gilbert@ocfs.ny.gov
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