Local District Office Closed

The following Local District Office is closed today Friday, March 1, 2024 due to a building issue:

Last updated: March 1, 2024 at 10:25 a.m.

Shelter Oversight and Compliance

OTDA Home Programs & Services Shelter Oversight and Compliance Application for Certification & Forms

Application for Certification

Contact the Division of Shelter Oversight and Compliance at 518-486-4040 or otda.sm.css.bss@otda.ny.gov for questions regarding forms and regulations.

Operational Plan Filing Instructions

Emergency Shelter Operational Plan

Security Plan



The pre-approved sample forms listed below may be adopted as necessary to comply with shelter operating standards.

Administrative Forms

Program Forms

Client Forms

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