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. Download a copy of the FOIL Request form and email the form to the Department of Youth and Community Development at: FOIL@dycd.nyc.gov (also 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
156 William Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 100
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  • Copying Fees
    The fees for copying of records shall be:
    a) .25 cents per page, OR
    b) Actual costs of reproduction