Mikagul Child care resource and referral programs may conduct database checks on persons ldss be included in a list of substitute child day care caregivers where the child care resource and referral program maintains such a list. Individuals proposing to operate day care centers and school-age child care programs may not submit clearance requests concerning themselves directly to ldss SCR. OCFS ldss now ready to implement the online clearance system with other State agencies and, over the next ldss weeks, no longer plans to routinely use the paper process. The purpose ldss this memorandum is to inform you of online enhancements the Office of Children and Family Services OCFS has made to its database check system ldss the Statewide Central Register SCR for purpose of employment, certification, or licensure in the child care field.
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Authorized Agencies must clear prospective foster parents, prospective adoptive ldss, and persons age 18 or older who reside in the homes of those applying to be foster parents or adoptive parents. Adoption Agencies from states other than New York may clear prospective adoptive parents where such agencies will place into New Ldss for adoption a foreign born eligible orphan child with non-quota immigrant status under applicable federal law. OCFS must clear applicants to operate day care centers and school-age child care programs where such centers and programs will be ldss by ldss Individuals ldss to ldss day care centers and school-age child care programs may not submit clearance requests concerning themselves directly to the SCR.
All New Ldss State NYS approved preschool special education and school-age residential providers, including approved programs and municipalities that contract with related service providers, must comply with section a of the Social Services Law. The responsibilities under section a of the Ldss Services Law are not ldss and have not changed. Family and group family day care homes have no authority to conduct their own database checks and should not submit database check forms directly to the SCR.
Those ldss preschool special education programs and municipalities which currently have Resource Identification Numbers Ldss and Access Codes may ldsss to use them. Please upgrade your browser OCFS piloted the new online system in multiple child care settings and it is currently in full operation in a large sector ldss the day care community, as well as numerous child welfare agencies and local social service districts ldss the auspices of OCFS.
We appreciate your cooperation in using the new online clearance system to ensure the ldss and safety of the students you serve.
The name, address and telephone number of your organization and a contact ldss within your organization; A statement of which of the categories listed your organization falls under; The name and telephone number of a contact person in your licensing agency who can verify the status of your organization; ldss A copy of your license, certification or other official documentation ldss approval by the relevant State or local agency. If your ldss does not fit in any of the categories described in the attachment, but you believe you are legally authorized to access the database check process, please contact OCFS at ocfs.
Get the free ldss form OCFS has developed ldss online clearance system to improve the timeliness and accuracy of searches of the SCR database. The entities ldss below must submit database checks on prospective employees ldsss and providers of goods and services to residential facilities operated by the program where such employees and providers have the potential for regular and substantial contact with children cared for by the center or program.
If you do not ldss the name of your licensing representative or do not know how ldss contact your licensing representative, please see the attached list that shows contact information for the OCFS day care regional ldss Please contact the appropriate regional office for the county in ldss your day care program is located.
OCFS must clear applicants to be providers of family or group family day ldss, assistants to such providers, and persons lds 18 or older ldss reside in homes where family ldss group family day care will be provided. All other concerns are on the 24th floor. Cort Jackie Bumbalo Patricia J. Serving the New York City Boroughs: Child care resource and referral programs may conduct database checks ldss persons to be included in a list of substitute child day care caregivers where the child care resource and referral program maintains such a list.
If you operate any ldss the program types listed in the attachment, other than a day care program ldss do not have a RID, please send an electronic e-mail ldss to OCFS at ocfs. OCFS has developed a desk guide, instructions, and registration packet available at: OCFS must clear applicants to receive, board, or keep children in foster homes or family homes certified or approved by OCFS, and persons age 18 or ldss who reside in such homes. The purpose of this memorandum is ldss inform you of online enhancements the Office of Children and Family Services OCFS has made ldss its database check system of the Statewide Ldss Register SCR for purpose of employment, certification, or licensure in the child care field.
Individuals proposing to operate day care centers ldss school-age child care programs will submit clearance requests concerning ldss staff directly to the SCR; see below. To receive a registration packet or obtain further information, you may call the SCR at Related Articles.
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