Child, Youth, and Family Services in Buffalo, New York

There are 6 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Buffalo, New York, serving a population of 259,574 people in an area of 41 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 43,262 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 6 square miles.

In New York, Buffalo is ranked 28th of 2100 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 25th of 2100 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Buffalo Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Buffalo, New York child, youth, and family services.

Amherst Town of Youth Board Youth & Family Center 1615 Amherst Manor Drive Buffalo, NY

Amherst Youth Engaged In Service 4255 Harlem Road Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Youth Service Department 65 Niagara Square Buffalo, NY

Kenmore Youth Center 135 Wilber Avenue Buffalo, NY

Kiwanis Youth Center 50 Legion Drive Buffalo, NY

Williamsville Youth Center Academy 5005 Sheridan Drive Buffalo, NY

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

Buffalo Offices of Child and Family Services (OCFS) are New York State, Erie County, or local government agencies that provide programs and services to improve the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families in Buffalo, NY. Protective services and certain regulatory functions may also be among the responsibilities of a Buffalo Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Buffalo Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and maltreatment
  • Buffalo adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • Social services programs
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Buffalo Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Buffalo Child Population by Age
 BuffaloErie County
Under Age 310,82730,508
Age 3 to 46,72319,719
Age 53,0859,285
Age 6 to 810,25531,369
Age 9 to 119,03030,986
Age 12 to 148,75732,086
Age 15 to 179,67133,967
Buffalo Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 BuffaloErie County
Children Living in Households58,341187,850
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units32.2%64.5%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units67.8%35.5%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households23,622118,002
Children Living With Male Householder4,23511,983
Children Living With Female Householder30,20256,450
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present8.6%7.2%
Buffalo Relationship of Child to Householder
 BuffaloErie County
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)88.6%91.2%
Grandchild7.6%5.8%
Other Relatives2.1%1.3%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.6%1.8%
Buffalo Income of Households With Children
 BuffaloErie County
Median Income of Households with Children$30,523$71,276
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance62.1%29.7%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line45.9%21.6%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line54.1%78.4%
Buffalo School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 BuffaloErie County
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)4,67913,124
Children Enrolled in Public School87.5%86.4%
Children Enrolled in Private School12.5%13.6%