9 CRR-NY 182-1.8NY-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 182-1.8
9 CRR-NY 182-1.8
182-1.8 Certification of residential programs.
(a) In addition to submitting to the office the information set forth in section 182-1.4 of this Subpart, applicants proposing to operate residential runaway and homeless youth crisis services programs shall obtain certification from the office of the residential facility. Interim family homes are certified pursuant to a separate process set forth in this Subpart.
(b) Certification process.
(1) Inspection.
The division shall conduct an inspection of all proposed residential facilities.
(2) Issuance of operating certificate.
An operating certificate will be issued to the authorized agency proposing to operate a residential facility upon verification by the division that such facility is operated by an authorized agency in compliance with all provisions of this Subpart.
(3) Certificate.
Operating certificates shall not be transferable. The valid operating certificate shall be prominently posted and accessible for examination. The operating certificate shall be valid until such time as an authorized agency voluntarily terminates operation of a residential program or such operating certificate is revoked by the division, pursuant to the procedures set forth in this Subpart. Certificates shall be returned to the division immediately upon termination of operation of a residential program.
(c) Monitoring and inspection.
(1) Monitoring.
Residential facilities shall be routinely monitored to ensure that they are maintained in the same condition and at the same location as that initially certified, unless otherwise approved by the division.
(2) Inspection.
Residential facilities shall be routinely inspected to ensure ongoing compliance with all requirements of this Subpart.
(d) Notification.
The program director shall immediately notify the county youth bureau and the division, in writing, of any plans for significant change of the certified program. Such notification shall include changes in location, capacity, program model and physical plant. The division shall approve or disapprove such plans in accordance with the requirements of this Subpart and shall notify the program director of the decision, in writing.
(e) Required certification for residential programs.
Any residential program established for the purpose of serving runaway and homeless youth that serves any youth under the age of 18 or that is contained in a municipality’s approved comprehensive plan, must be certified by the office and must be operated by an authorized agency as such term is defined in section 371(10) of the Social Services Law.
9 CRR-NY 182-1.8
Current through April 30, 2021
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