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Useful Links

Emergency Only!

Ambulance, Fire, Police

911

New York City Government information/complaint line

311

Poison Control Center

24 hours

212-340-4494

Income Job Centers (Public Assistance)

Dyckman

4055 10th Avenue

New York, NY 10040

212-569-9543

Hamilton

530 West 135th Street

New York, NY 10031

212-690-8740

St. Nicholas

132 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-666-3401

Human Resources Administration Informationl

877-472-8411

Food Stamp Centers

St. Nicholas

132 West 125th Street, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10027

212-666-8686

(Zip codes) 10025, 26, 27, 30, 31, 37, 39

Washington Heights

4660 Broadway, 1st Floor

New York, NY 10040

212-569-9829

Zip codes) 10032, 33, 34, 40

Food Assistance

Food and Hunger Hotline

866-888-8777

Emergency referrals to soup kitchens and pantries

WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

160 West 100th Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10025

212-865-0410

215 West 125th Street,

New York, NY 10027

212-932-6557

281 West 127th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-866-8815

Growing Up Healthy Hotline

Information and referrals for WIC, free prenatal care, food programs, and more: 800-522- 5006

Local Medicaid Offices

Harlem Hospital*

530 Lenox Avenue (137 Street), Ron Brown Building, Room 1061

New York, NY 10037

212-939-8504

Bellevue Hospital*

462 First Avenue (27th Street)

Administration Building "G" link, 1st Floor

New York, NY 10016

212-679-7424

Metropolitan Hospital*

1901 First Avenue (97th Street ), 1st Floor, Room 1D27

New York, NY 10029

212-423-7006

Columbia Presbyterian

622 West 168th Street, 1st Floor PH 040

New York, NY 10032

212-342-5102

Gouveneur Hospital*

227 Madison Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10002

212-238-7790

Central Medicaid Office

330 West 34th Street

New York, NY 10001

212-630-0911

New York Medicaid Choice Helpline

1-800-505-5678

Enroll/Disenroll health plans. Questions/Information

Family, Teen and Child Health Services

Free or low cost health services

Renaissance Healthcare

215 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-932-6500

Riverside Health Clinic

160 West 100th Street

New York, NY 10025

212-280-9240

Washington Heights

600 West 168th Street

New York, NY 10032

212-795-0880

Free physical examinations

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Hotline

Information about clinics, dentists, physicians, and more: 800-698-0411

Managed Care Advocates

www.nycmccap.org

NYC Managed Care Consumer Assistance

212-614-5300

Español

El Puente

718-387-0404

Asociación Comunitaria de Dominicanos Progresivos

212-781-4955

Centro de Latinoamérica de Integración

212-781-4955

French

Haitian Americans United for Progress

718-527-3776

Free Legal Advocate Services

Legal Services NYC

350 Broadway

New York, NY 10013

212-431-7200

Manhattan Legal Services

Harlem Legal Services

55 West 125th Street #10

New York, NY 10027

212-348-7449

Harlem Community Law

230 East 106th Street

New York, NY 10029

212-426-3000

(Serves 96th -110th Street)

Harlem Neighborhood Office

2090 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard

New York, NY 10027

212-426-3000

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Manhattan Housing Court Legal-Aid

111 Centre Street, Room 106

New York, NY 10013

212-766-2480

New York Legal Assistance Group

30 East 59th Street

New York, NY 10022

Also represents people with special needs

Battered Women's Legal Service

212-349-6009 x 246

Family Law Unit Domestic Violence

212-750-0800

Immigration and Naturalization Resources

New York Immigration Coalition

275 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-627-2227

Catholic Charities

1011 First Avenue (55th & 56th Streets), 12th Floor

New York, NY 10022

Immigration Department

212-371-1000 x 2260

Legal Services NYC

350 Broadway

New York, NY 10013

212-421-7200

New York Legal Assistance Group

Also special needs representation

10 East 59th Street

New York, NY 10022

212-750-0800

Welfare Rights Network

606 West 11th Street, Apt. 122

New York, NY 10027

212-666-5925

New York Association for New Americans (NYANA)

17 Battery Place, 8th Floor, North Building

New York, NY 10004

212-425-2900

NY State Immigration Hotline

800-566-7636

Immigration information and referral in all languages

Family Court

Manhattan Family Court

212-374-3700

Child Support Info line

888-208-4485

Child Support Enforcement Helpline

800-846-0773

Parent Help

800-716-3468

Assistance for parents living apart who are having trouble sharing the children, problems with custody or need support

Child Protective and Preventive Services

Manhattan

212-676-6400

Bronx

212-676-6400

Child Abuse and Maltreatment Reporting

800-342-3720

Adult Protective Services212-971-2077

Domestic Violence Hotline800-624673

Safe Horizon

2090 Seventh Avenue (between 124th & 125th Streets)

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10024

212-316-2100

For victims of crime and abuse offers support, counseling and court assistance

NYC Workforce 1 Career Center (Labor Department

215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10027

917-493-7000

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Family Services

NYC Administration For Children's Services (ACS)

www.nyc.gov/acs

Iptar

1651 Third Avenue, Suite 201

New York, NY 10128

212-410-0821

Counseling for families and individuals. Parents need a referral. Sliding-scale.

Metropolitan Center for Mental Health

60 West 86th Street

New York, NY 10024

212-864-7000

Individual therapy, family therapy, children's play therapy. Medicaid accepted. Parents must call themselves.

Jewish Board of Families and Children's Services

120 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

212-582-9100

Wide array of comprehensive services: counseling, legal, educational workshops, referrals and more.

Harlem's Children Zone Project

2770 Broadway (106th Street)

New York, NY 10025

212-866-0700

After school program. Case management and preventive services.

FEGS

80 Vandam Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10013

212-366-8040

Wide array of services: counseling, education, job training also services for developmentally disabled.

Adolescent Health Center of the Mount Sinai Medical Center

312 East 94th Street

New York, NY 10128

212-423-3000

WFree mental health services for teenagers. Individual, family and group therapy. Alcohol/substance abuse.

LifeNet

800-543-3638

Ayudese (in Spanish)

877-298-3373

Child Support Enforcement Helpline

800-846-0773

Mental health crisis hotline 7 days/ 24 hours. Callers are referred to mental health services. Emergency cases seen same day.

For Educators

Highscope(ACS)

www.highscope.org

Conflict Resolution with Young Children

www.kidsandconflict.com

Educational Advocacy

Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.

151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-947-9779

Created to ensure equal educational opportunities, promote quality education services and overcome school failures for NYC public school students. Provides information on the best education programs and how to navigate the school system.

Special Needs Education and Advocacy

The Metropolitan Center of Sinergia, Inc.

134 West 29th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-643-2840

Created to ensure equal educational opportunities, promote quality education services and overcome school failures for NYC public school students. Provides information on the best education programs and how to navigate the school system.

YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities

460 West 34th Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-563-7474

Not-for-profit health and human services agencies serving people with developmental/learning disabilities and their families. Direct services: Family support, job training and placement, residential services, recreation, healthcare and more.

Resources for Children with Special Needs

116 East 16th Street

New York, NY 10003

212-677-4650

www.resourcesnyc.org

Provides parents and professionals with information and referral, advocacy and training on programs and services for children, up to age 21, who have learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities.

Child Care

Bureau of Day Care, NYC Department of Health

2 Lafayette Street, 22nd Floor

New York, NY 10007

Bronx & Manhattan 212-676-2412/2444

Brooklyn & Staten Island 718-302-0152

Queens 718-520-8548

Committee for Hispanic Children and Families

140 West 22nd Street, Suite 301

New York, NY 10011

212-206-1090