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

There are 2 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Niagara County, New York, serving a population of 212,675 people in an area of 523 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 106,337 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 261 square miles.

In New York, Niagara County is ranked 12th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 7th of 62 counties in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Niagara County Child, Youth, and Family Services

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

Lockport Youth & Recreation Department 201 Willow Street Lockport, NY

North Tonawanda Youth Center 500 Wheatfield Street North Tonawanda, NY

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

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

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

Niagara County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Niagara 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.

Niagara County Child Population by Age
 Niagara CountyNew York
Under Age 36,626680,332
Age 3 to 44,452478,681
Age 51,847218,823
Age 6 to 86,823672,291
Age 9 to 117,284684,915
Age 12 to 147,879683,219
Age 15 to 177,837698,689
Niagara County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Niagara CountyNew York
Children Living in Households42,7314,114,547
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units70.7%53.4%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units29.3%46.6%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households26,2902,697,468
Children Living With Male Householder4,083294,903
Children Living With Female Householder12,1751,097,362
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present11.1%7.2%
Niagara County Relationship of Child to Householder
 Niagara CountyNew York
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)90.4%87.7%
Grandchild6.9%7.9%
Other Relatives1.2%2.8%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.4%1.6%
Niagara County Income of Households With Children
 Niagara CountyNew York
Median Income of Households with Children$67,578$75,565
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance24.3%27.2%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line19.2%20.5%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line80.8%79.5%
Niagara County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 Niagara CountyNew York
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)2,717277,173
Children Enrolled in Public School89.6%83.4%
Children Enrolled in Private School10.4%16.6%