9 CRR-NY 182-1.4NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 9. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SUBTITLE E. OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
PART 182. RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH REGULATIONS
SUBPART 182-1. RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH REGULATIONS FOR RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH CRISIS SERVICES PROGRAMS
9 CRR-NY 182-1.4
9 CRR-NY 182-1.4
182-1.4 Office approval or certification of runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs.
(a) A municipality shall apply to the office, on forms prescribed by the office, for approval of non-residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs. Applicants to operate non-residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs shall submit information, documentation and a specific description of the nature and purpose of the program for which the applicant is seeking approval, to the municipality.
(b) An applicant seeking to operate a residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services program must submit to the office a copy of its articles of incorporation, containing a purposes clause empowering the agency to care for, place out or board out children, in order to demonstrate it is an authorized agency.
(c) The following documents and information shall comprise an application submitted to a municipality for approval of a non-residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services program or an application submitted to the office for certification of a residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services program:
(1) the financial and organizational history of the applicant, including a copy of the most current fiscal audit report and the most recent annual report;
(2) the number and characteristics of clients served in past and present programs;
(3) a copy of the applicant's New York State articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto, with proof that such corporate papers have been filed with the Department of State;
(4) documentation of current charities registration, if a not-for-profit agency;
(5) a list of the applicant's governing board members;
(6) a notarized statement, signed by the chief executive officer of a municipality or president of a board of directors stating that, to the best of his or her knowledge, no member of the governing board is an employee of the applicant and no member of its advisory bodies is directly or indirectly engaged in any business activity which conflicts with the discharge of his or her duties as a member of the board; and
(7) a specific description of the program, including the location, type of program, number of youth to be served, ages of youth to be served, services to be provided or arranged for by the program and a maintenance and operating budget for the initial operating period.
(d) An applicant seeking to operate a runaway and homeless youth shelter may request in its application that the maximum capacity limit, as defined in this Subpart, be increased. The applicant shall demonstrate that the request for an increase of the maximum capacity limit is warranted in order to serve the needs of the runaway and homeless youth in the municipality of proposed operation.
(e) In order to obtain approval for the per diem reimbursement for interim families from a municipality, an applicant seeking to operate an interim family program shall demonstrate to the municipality the circumstances which warrant such reimbursement in order to serve the needs of runaway and homeless youth in the municipality of proposed operation.
(f) A municipality shall submit to the office information in the form and manner required by the office regarding applicants to be approved non-residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs. Final decisions on each non-residential and residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services program application shall be made by the office. The office shall notify the applicable municipality, in writing, of the final decision.
(g) A runaway and homeless youth crisis services program shall update the information provided pursuant to this section as required by the office.
9 CRR-NY 182-1.4
Current through April 30, 2021
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