Intake: Information and referral services for all agency programs and community services:
Jamestown area contact: Nancy Carmichael 661-8212 or 363-8212
Foster Care: out-of-home care for children in custody of the Commissioner of Social Services.
Specialty units include: Adoption, Foster Home Finding Unit and Institutional Services
Adoption Information: Chautauqua County children who are freed for adoption, either through termination of voluntary rights or surrender, are provided with services that help them find a permanent family resource.
Adult Protection: protective services for clients over age 18 years of age who are unable to act on their own behalf due to mental or physical impairment. Preventive services are also available.
Child Protection: investigates reports from the State Central Registry (SCR) concerning the abuse or maltreatment of children. Specialty units include: SAST- sex abuse specialty team.
To Report Child Abuse Call: 1-800-342-3720
For Mandated Reporters Call: 1-800-635-1522
For More Information: New York State Office of Children and Family Services