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

There are 6 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Erie County, New York, serving a population of 923,995 people in an area of 1,043 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 153,999 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 173 square miles.

In New York, Erie County is ranked 16th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 5th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Erie County Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Erie County, 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?

Erie County 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 Erie County, NY. Protective services and certain regulatory functions may also be among the responsibilities of an Erie County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

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

Erie County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Erie 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.

Erie County Child Population by Age
 Erie CountyNew York
Under Age 330,508680,332
Age 3 to 419,719478,681
Age 59,285218,823
Age 6 to 831,369672,291
Age 9 to 1130,986684,915
Age 12 to 1432,086683,219
Age 15 to 1733,967698,689
Erie County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Erie CountyNew York
Children Living in Households187,8504,114,547
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units64.5%53.4%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units35.5%46.6%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households118,0022,697,468
Children Living With Male Householder11,983294,903
Children Living With Female Householder56,4501,097,362
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present7.2%7.2%
Erie County Relationship of Child to Householder
 Erie CountyNew York
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)91.2%87.7%
Grandchild5.8%7.9%
Other Relatives1.3%2.8%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.8%1.6%
Erie County Income of Households With Children
 Erie CountyNew York
Median Income of Households with Children$71,276$75,565
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance29.7%27.2%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line21.6%20.5%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line78.4%79.5%
Erie County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 Erie CountyNew York
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)13,124277,173
Children Enrolled in Public School86.4%83.4%
Children Enrolled in Private School13.6%16.6%