Mandated by the New York City Charter, Section309, our board consists of15 members who are appointed by the Mayor. Our mandate is to advisethe Commissioner on matters at her request and report annually to thegovernment and administration of the city.
The Office of Constituent Services (OCS) connects New Yorkers in need with vital services for DSS-HRA-DHS programs. Services and information provided by OCS reduces the number of visits made by clients to centers and offices – improving customer service and reducing agency staff workload.
Section 6-134(h)(3) of the Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act requires that the City submit to the City Council and post on the City's website an annual report detailing the extent to which projects that received at least $1 million of financial assistance provide employees a living wage.
Upon entering into any agreement to develop property for an economic development project receiving financial assistance, the city or city economic development entity shall submit to the council a report covering project jobs, wages and benefits.
In compliance with Local Law 143 of 2016, ACS issued the FY2020 Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Progress Report, which highlights the significant progress made to strengthen NYC’s foster care system, including throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.