2012 New York Consolidated Laws
SOS - Social Services
Article 8-B - (466-A - 466-B) TRANSITIONAL CARE
466-B - Care provided by authorized agencies.
§ 466-b. Care provided by authorized agencies. An authorized agency as defined in section three hundred seventy-one of this chapter shall also be authorized to provide temporary care for persons over age twenty-one who meet the requirements of section 7.37-a or 13.37-a of the mental hygiene law or on whose behalf temporary payments are being made pursuant to section 7.38 or 13.38 of the mental hygiene law, who were in the care of the authorized agency at the time of their twenty-first birthday, and who have remained continuously in the care of the authorized agency since their twenty-first birthday. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, in any case where an individual receiving transitional funding is about to be transferred from a child care facility to an adult placement, a transfer plan shall be prepared by the sending facility and forwarded to the receiving facility and the individual, and, unless the individual objects, the parents, guardian or other family members prior to the transfer. The transfer plan shall include any information necessary to facilitate a safe transfer, such as specific problems, schedule for administering medications and behavior unique to the individual.
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