State/Gov't Agencies

Central Booking

Borough Telephone Listings:

Bronx - (718) 681-0406
Brooklyn - (718) 643-5675
Manhattan - (212) 374-3921
Queens - (718) 268-4899
Staten Island - (718) 876-8493

Provides information about a friend or relative who has been arrested.
Enables friends and relatives to obtain information on individuals arrested in the five boroughs prior to their initial court appearance.

Child Support Information
151 West Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10032

Phone Numbers - (212) 274 - 6482 OR (212) 274 4920
Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. -7 p.m., Saturdays-By Appointment only
NYS Help Line (NCPs, CPS, & Employers) - (888) 208 - 4485 (Business Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
NYS Automated Information Line (NCPs, & CPS) - (800) 846 - 0773 (Open twenty four (24) hours)

Pay via Western Union Agents (NCPs, & CPs).
Provides information to non-custodial parents (NCPs), custodial parents (CPs), and employers regarding court ordered child support.

Federal Bureau of Prisons

See website for more information.

Provides a comprehensive list of Federal Bureau Of Prison facilities throughout the United States.

Federal Citizens Information Center

Phone Number - 1 800 FED INFO

Assists individuals in locating the correct Federal Agency that can provide assistance to them.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Phone Number - 1 (800) 829-1040

Pre-recorded information on various tax topics such as: alternative filing methods, exemptions, itemized deductions, child and dependents care credit and if an offender should itemize.

Phone Number - (212) 431-7200

Provides assistance to individuals who wish to change their name.

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles

In the New York City/Metropolitan Area:
From area codes 212, 347, 646, 718, 917:

1-(212) 645-5550
- or -
1-(718) 966-6155

Open weekdays except state holidays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Renew registration online, download forms, finding location of local center.
Person of any age who does not have a Driver's License can apply to the Department of Motor Vehicles for a Non-Driver's ID Card.

NYC Department of Health, Office of Vital Records

125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013

Call 311 for more information

The Office of Vital Records issues birth certificates for individuals who were born in one of the five boroughs of New York City. The fastest and easiest way to order your birth certificate is online at the website listed above. The Office of Vital Records also issues death certificates for those who died in the five boroughs.

New York CIty Marriage Bureau
One Centre Street, Room 265, South
New York, NY 10007

Phone Number - (212) 669-2400

Provides tape recorded information on how to secure a Marriage License.

New York State Department of Correctional Services
Building 2
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, New York 12226-2050

Phone Number - (518) 457-8126

Call DOC's touch-tone-activated recorded message.
Check website for New York State Inmates, as well as full addresses, and phone numbers for each New York State DOC facility.

NYS Department of Economic Development
Empire State Development
Division for Small Business
30 South Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12245

Phone Number - (518) 292-5220

Business hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 pm

Provides information for individuals who are starting a business.
Information includes how to incorporate as well as information on legislative issues affecting NY, retail sales tax information, consumer affairs issues, and patent information.

NYS Department of Education GED Testing Office
Washington Avenue & North Hawk Street
Albany, NY 12207

Phone Number - (518) 474-5906

Provides information about the GED Exam, including the application process, eligibility criteria, documentation requirements, testing sites and testing schedules.
The exam application can be downloaded and printed from the website.

Registering to Vote
Phone Number - (212) 886 2100 (for appt. to register or to vote for absentee ballot)

Telephone Number: 1 800 NYC VOTE (For info on voting in NYC)

In New York State, they may vote while incarcerated unless they are:
1) Serving time for a Felong convictions,
2) On parole for a Felony conviction,
3) Under 18 years old or not a US citizen.

In New York State, they may vote if:
1) Awaiting trial and not yet convicted and don't fall into above categories.
2) Serving time for a misdemeanor.
3) On probation.

The Family and Corrections Network
93 Old York Road
Suite 1 # 510
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Phone Number - (215) 576-1110

Provides general information to assist families that have individuals in the correctional system.
See website for more information.

Office Locations

Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007-1312
Main Number: 212-805-0040
Fax: 212-805-0046 or 212-805-0047

Hon. Charles L. Brieant Jr. Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
300 Quarropas Street
Ground Floor
White Plains, NY 10601-1901
Main Number: 914-390-4040
Fax: 914-390-4055

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