Cayuga Centers has a long history of doing more than is expected and we continually strive for improvement in the work we do. Our departments and programs are licensed or certified by their respective state agencies.

OCFS – Office of Children and Family Services

OMH – Office of Mental Health

OPWDD – Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

The Health & Wellness Clinic maintains NYS Department of Health licenses for the following programs - Laboratory Service License for Screening Tests, Vaccine for Children Program, and Institution with Controlled Substance License for dispensing and use in medication therapy.

NYS DOH – New York State Department of Health

In addition, we voluntarily submit to the scrutiny of outside accreditation which holds us to “best-practice” standards and provides a framework for ongoing self-study and examination.

COA – Council on Accreditation

FFT – Functional Family Therapy

MST – Multi-Systemic Therapy

SafeCare - National SafeCare Training and Research Center


We are active members of numerous organizations.

Advancing Evidence Based Practice

American Evaluation Association

Council on Family and Child Caring Agencies

Foster Family-based Treatment Association

Human Services Coalition of Cayuga County

National Council on Behavioral Health

Youth Services Quality Council