The Justice Center is responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of adults and children, who due to physical or cognitive disabilities, or the need for services or placement, are receiving care from certain facilities or provider agencies that are licensed, operated, or certified within the systems of six State Oversight Agencies. These agencies include:

• Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

• Office of Mental Health (OMH)

• Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

• Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) (State operated programs/facilities and certified residential programs)

• Department of Health (DOH) (Certain adult homes and summer camps)

• State Education Department (SED) (Certified residential schools and programs)