Family Discovery Search” – flat $20.00 research fee. Please allow 1-2 weeks for completion. For those not sure if their ancestor was in the New York Juvenile Asylum (records available for 1853-1923) or New York House of Refuge (records available for 1825-1831 and 1856-1864). Base Fee $20 per individual or family being researched. Guests must fill in the Research Services form to provide information on the individual they want to confirm is in the original records of the aforementioned institutions. There is no refund on the flat fee. If you prefer, you may send Mr. Kidder a Money Order instead of paying online. If so, please use the Contact Form to ask him for his mailing address.