5 Hanover Square, 15th floor

New York, NY 10004

phone: 212-344-1902

fax: 212-344-1923

Directory of Child Abuse Resources
in the Borough of Manhattan

ACS Field Office

150 William Street, 18th floor

New York, NY  10038-2603

Telephone: (212) 676-7055/7056

CAC of Manhattan

333 East 70th Street

New York, NY  10021

Telephone: (212) 517-3012

Services Offered: Therapy, medical examinations and evaluations. Can call for referrals and crisis intervention.

Contact: Director – Dr. Katherine Teets-Grimm; Clinical Manager – Lisa Sanders (212) 517-3012, fax (212) 517-6738

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Clients Served: Must Be Referred By ACS, Special Victims, schools mental health professionals, or Hospital.

Fees: No fee.

New York Columbia-Presbyterian CAC

622 West 168th

New York, NY  10032

Telephone: (212) 305-2393

Contact: Dr. Brown

Greenwich House Children’s Safety Project

27 Barrow Street, 2nd floor

New York, NY  10014-3823

Telephone: (212) 242-4140

Services Offered: Counsels children, adolescents, and young adults up to 21 who have been physically or sexually abuse, or victim or witness to a crime. Offers individual, family and group counseling, parent support groups and classes, and child safety classes for children.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Fees: Treat all patients regardless of ability to pay

Bellevue Hospital Child Protection and Development Center

462 First Avenue #A GC65 (at 27th)

New York, New York 10016

Telephone: (212) 562-6073

Services Offered: Short-term counseling, referrals. Spanish speaking staff available.

Contact: Coordinator – Toni Cardenas

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Clients Served: Available to children 18 years living in Manhattan.

Fees: Sliding scale and Medicaid accepted.

Children’s Health Service

690 Amsterdam Avenue

New York, New York 10025

Telephone: (212) 865-4104

Services Offered: Provides medical services for the community.

Contact: Head Nurse – Shelly Karp

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am – 5pm; Wednesday: 12:30pm – 7pm; Saturday: 1 appointment only.

Fees: $10 – $35 for physicals and counseling.

District Attorney’s Office, Witness Aid Service Unit

One Hogan Place

New York, New York 10013

Telephone: (212) 335-9000

Services Offered: Victim/witness reception center, social services department, notification division, and property release division.

Contact: Bureau chief of Family Violence and Child Abuse Bureau – Anne Donnelly (212) 335-3750

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 10pm; Saturday, Sunday: 9am – 5pm.

Fees: No fee.

Jewish Board of  Family & Children’s Services

120 West 57th Street

New York, New York 10019

Telephone: (212) 632-4720

Services Offered: Mental, hygiene, Generic counseling for children, adults and elderly.  Individual or family counseling available.

Contact:Diana Duchowny, (212) 632-4720

Hours: Monday, Thursday: 9am – 9pm; Tuesday, Wednesday: 9am – 8pm; Friday: 9am – 5pm

Fees: Sliding scale fee. Medicaid and other insurance accepted.

Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center

1249 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York 10029

Telephone: (212) 360-3636

Contact:Executive Director – Mark Mazzella

Services Offered: Nursing home, AIDS hospice, care for children with respiratory ailments and a clinic for children with developmental disabilities.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm.

Fees: Medicaid, HMO

New York Foundling

590 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY  10011

Telephone: (212) 633-9300; (212) 886-4000

Parent Helpline (212) 472-8555, (800) HELP-553

Crisis Nursery, (212) 886-4000

Services Offered: Safe havens for parents in times of crisis, respite for children in times of crisis, crisis counseling, telephone referrals, and short-term counseling.

Contact: Program Coordinator – Victoria Pena

Hours: 24-hour services offered.

Fees: No fee.

Asian Family Services

365 Broadway, Ground Floor

New York, NY  10013

Telephone: (212) 941-0030/0038

Services Offered: Crisis intervention, family counseling, parents skills, translation, and referrals.

Clients served: Asian/Indochinese families with one child under 18 years old who is at risk.

Contact: Doris Wu

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Fees: No fee.

Center for Comprehensive Health Practice

163 East 97th Street and 1900 Second Avenue, 12th floor

New York, NY  10029

Telephone: (212) 360-7874


Services Offered: Parenting and family therapy, parenting workshops, individual counseling, addiction rehabilitation services, and full services medical treatment.

Contact: Operational Director – David Hudson (1900 Second Avenue); Site Director – Stan Blanche (1900 Second Avenue); Coordinator – Nancy Schandler (163 E. 97th Street)

Hours: (163 East 97th Street): Monday,Thursday, Friday: 9am – 5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday: 9am – 8pm; (1900 Second Avenue): Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am – 5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30am – 8pm

St. Marks Place Institute

57 St. Marks Place

New York, NY  10003

Telephone: (212) 982-3470

Services Offered: Child treatment program, which includes: individual play therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, parent guidance, family treatment, and infant/toddler assessment.

Special Language Services: French, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Ukrainian

Contact: Executive Director – Dr. Roman Pabis (Emergency Cell: (914) 815-0625)

Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8:30am – 8:30pm

Fees: Most insurance accepted.

Parents and Children Together

Housed at P.S. 198

1700 Third Avenue

New York, NY  10128

Telephone: (212) 828-7690

Services Offered: Wake-up calls, individual and family counseling, workshops and referrals.

Contact: Connie Cesarano

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 3:30pm. School year only.

AMT Children of Hope Safe Haven Programs

Helpline: 877-796-HOPE(4673)

Services Offered: Secret Safe Haven provides a safe place for a mother to leave her newborn child and not be charged with a crime. The child must be no older than five days old and all hospital emergency rooms, Police Stations, and Community Firehouses are considered safe havens.

CASA Programs

350 Broadway, Suite 1107

New York, NY  10013

Telephone: (212) 334-4010 Ext. 126

Services Offered: The program provides a specially trained and supervised community volunteer which is appointed by the Family Court judge. CASAs are provided to help secure safe and permanent homes for abused and neglected children by investigating and monitoring cases involving children in foster care.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator – Pamela Gariety

Fees: No fee.     


Contact: NYPD Switchboard: (646) 610-5000