Welcome to the Division of Community Services/ Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

elcome to the Division of Community Services (DCS). The Division is responsible for the administration and distribution of the NYS Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds. The Division works with a network of Community Action Agencies and other CSBG funded entities to fund and promote services that combat poverty among poor and low income families.  Examples of such services include: employment and training, education, housing, emergency food and child care.

Looking for a CSBG funded agency? Click on the following county by county list, http://www.dos.ny.gov/dcs/caatext.htm.

Office Locations and Contact Information:

Albany, NY
Division of Community Services
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1020
Albany, New York, 12231
[518] 474-5741 FAX: [518] 486-4663

Buffalo, NY
Mahoney State Office Building
65 Court Street, Rm 208
Buffalo, New York 14202
[716] 847-7106 FAX: [716] 847-7969

New York, NY
123 William Street, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10007

Syracuse, NY
Hughes State Office Building
333 E. Washington Street, Rm 514
Syracuse, New York 13202
[315] 426-2125 Fax: [315] 424-6853

Watertown, NY
Dulles State Office Building
317 Washington Street, Room 410
Watertown, NY 13601
[315] 785-2371 Fax: [315] 785-7971