Child Abuse Hotlines and Resources
DYCD Youth Connect – 800.246.4646
16 to 24 year old “Listeners” who are trained and supervised by adult professionals to provide anonymous information and support to callers. Listeners assist callers in many types of situations: from youth-in-crisis, to family conflicts and relationship problems, to helping locate after-school and recreation programs in their neighborhoods.
Child Abuse Hotline – 800.342.3720
24 hours/7 days (English & Spanish).
New York State Registry for Child Abuse & Maltreatment – 800.342.372 or 800-638-5163
Report child abuse and maltreatment and get information on social service programs.
Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline – 1.800.422.4453
Get advice and information on options 24/7. Free and confidential.
Parental Helpline/Crisis Nursery Program – 212.472.8555
Respite care (3 days maximum) for young children at risk of abuse or neglect for whom there is a probability they can return home upon discharge. Crisis intervention, advocacy and community referrals for preventive/supportive services for families who decline admission of children to nursery facility.
The Family Violence Hotline of the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services – 1-844-ONE-CALL. Office – 212.582.9100
Crisis intervention, counseling, residential services (shelter).
Greenwich House: Children’s Safety Projects – 212.242.4140 ext 237
Offers child abuse prevention and treatment services.
The Park Slope Safe Homes Project – 718.499.2151
Get help hotline. Provides both shelter and non-shelter services, including individual counseling and safety planning, criminal justice and legal advocacy and referrals, and support groups for battered women in English and Spanish.
ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline – 1.800.422.4453
Not for reporting the abuse, but for information on options. Free, confidential.
Safe Space – JAMAICA 718-526-2400, FAR ROCKAWAY 718-471-6818 (Serving Ozone Park , Richmond Hill, and Howard Beach)
Counseling & case management for parents at risk for losing custody (due to domestic violence, drug use, etc). Services for victims of physical & sexual abuse, children of domestic violence, children with ADHD, HIV. High-risk youth center: case management, food, referrals, counseling, drop-in showers & clothing, teen job success academy.
BronxWorks – Family Enrichment Program – 718.731.3114
Provides services such as case management, counseling, recreation, childcare, foster care prevention.Walk-in Services available.
Association to Benefit Children – 212.845.3821. Address: 419 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028. Fax: 212.426.9488. 8 AM – 4 PM M-F. Alternate Location (Parenting classes): 646-459-6091 1841 Park Avenue, Echo Park, NY
Community education/training, long term counseling, referrals, shelter/housing assistance, early childhood education, mental health services
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