Onondaga County Children and Family Services

Department Info

A Message from the Commissioner…
Welcome to the Department of Children and Family Services. We provide a variety of services that support families and communities to raise children in environments that are safe, protective, healthy, and developmentally and culturally appropriate. Please click here for more information about our programs and services.

Our Mission:
To engage children, youth, adults, and families to be safe, secure, and successful in the home, school, and community in order to live meaningful, productive lives.

Our Vision:
All doors open in a community that partners with children, youth, adults, and families to advance quality of life from a thriving childhood to an engaged, successful adulthood as defined by their interests, goals, hopes, and dreams.

Our Goals:
 • All families are able to provide safe, stable, and nurturing environments for their children
 • All children and adults are physically and emotionally healthy
 • All children achieve timely permanency
 • All children achieve academic success
 • All youth successfully transition to adulthood
 • Communities are healthy, safe, and thriving environments

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