Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

Notice of Public Availability and Access to Records

In accordance with the requirements of 43 RCNY § 1-08 (a) implementing the New York State Freedom of Information Law, please follow the procedures below to access the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development records:

Procedures for Requesting and Inspecting Records

A request for review of records must be made in writing. Please indicate the nature, content, and date of the record in sufficient enough detail to enable its identification. Complete the FOIL Request form or submit PDF form to be sent to the Department of Youth and Community Development (see contact information on the form).

Any record requested will be made available for review within a reasonable time after receipt of the request. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment to review and copy records, when available. Records may be reviewed only in the presence of the Department’s Records Officer.

Location and Time of Availability of Records

Records are available for public review and copying, upon appointment, on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at:

NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
2 Lafayette Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10007

Copying Fees

The fees for copying of records shall be:

  1. .25 cents per page, OR
  2. Actual costs of reproduction