Child, Youth, and Family Services in Albany County, New York

There are 2 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Albany County, New York, serving a population of 308,580 people in an area of 523 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 154,290 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 261 square miles.

In New York, Albany County is ranked 17th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 8th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Albany County Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Albany County, New York child, youth, and family services.

Albany Youth & Workforce Service 175 Central Avenue Albany, NY

Colonie Youth Employment Service 1653 Central Avenue Albany, NY

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

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

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

Albany County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Albany County 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.

Albany County Child Population by Age
 Albany CountyNew York
Under Age 39,013680,332
Age 3 to 46,570478,681
Age 52,461218,823
Age 6 to 89,521672,291
Age 9 to 119,680684,915
Age 12 to 149,522683,219
Age 15 to 1710,134698,689
Albany County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Albany CountyNew York
Children Living in Households56,8884,114,547
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units61.1%53.4%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units38.9%46.6%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households35,0752,697,468
Children Living With Male Householder3,978294,903
Children Living With Female Householder17,2971,097,362
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present7.6%7.2%
Albany County Relationship of Child to Householder
 Albany CountyNew York
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)91.6%87.7%
Grandchild5.6%7.9%
Other Relatives1.3%2.8%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.5%1.6%
Albany County Income of Households With Children
 Albany CountyNew York
Median Income of Households with Children$87,031$75,565
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance24.7%27.2%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line15.9%20.5%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line84.1%79.5%
Albany County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 Albany CountyNew York
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)4,279277,173
Children Enrolled in Public School87.5%83.4%
Children Enrolled in Private School12.5%16.6%