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 Queens

ACS Field Offices

165-15 Archer Avenue

Queens, NY

Telephone: (718) 481-5700/5930

Contact: Director – Mr. Edward R. Thompson

90-25 161st Street (North Fork Bank)

Queens, NY

Telephone: (718) 481-5700

Contact: Director – Mr. Jerry Spence

Families in Need

177 St. and Baisly St.

Jamaica, New York  11434

Telephone: (718) 276-4630

Services Offered: Individual, group, and family counseling, parenting and grand parenting classes. Referrals.

Contact: Director – Mrs. Lisa Atkins

Clients Served: *Children must be between ages of 10 and 15-yrs old*

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm

Fees: No Fee.

Safe Space

10105 Lefferts Boulevard

Richmond Hill, New York  11419

Telephone: (718) 847-1500

Services Offered: Individual and family counseling, parenting skills training, domestic violence classes.

Contact: Supervisor – Michelle Cuttino

Hours:  Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm.

Clients Served: **At Least One Child In The Household Must Be Under The Age Of 18yrs**

Safe Space

Rockaway Family Resource Center

19-31 Mott Avenue, Suite 410

Far Rockaway, New York  11691

Telephone: (718) 471-6818

Services Offered: Individual, group and family counseling, parenting skills, domestic violence classes and handling of issues relating to child abuse.

Contact: Vice Supervisor – Nancy DeRenzo

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 9pm

Clients Served: Available to children ages 5 and older. English and Spanish speaking staff available.

Fees: Accepts Medicaid and other insurance.

Safe Space – Jamaica

Family Life Office

163-18 Jamaica Ave, 4th floor 402

Jamaica, NY  11432

Telephone: (718) 526-2400

Preventive Services

90-25 161st Street, 5th Floor

Telephone: (718) 526-2400

Services Offered: Individual, group, and family counseling, prevention of foster care placement for children at risk, domestic violence and parenting groups. Spanish speaking staff available.

Contact: Director of Preventive Services – Thomas Meyers

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am – 5pm; Tuesday: 9am – 7pm

Clients Served: **At Least One Child In The Home Must Be Under The Age Of 18**

Fees: No fees.

Child and Family Counseling Services

23-16 30th Avenue

Long Island City, New York  11102

Telephone: (718) 274-9007

Services Offered: Individual, family and couple counseling to prevent the need for foster placement, crime victim’s assistance, substance abuse, immigration, and social services. Domestic violence services offered provided the child is under the age of 17.

Contact: Director – Ms. Jean Sotirakis (Family Counseling)

Clients Served: At least one child in the home must be under the age of 18.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Fees: No fee.

Corona / Elmhurst Family Development Center

37-22 82nd Street, 2nd Floor

Jackson Heights, New York  11372

Telephone: (718) 779-1600

Services Offered: Individual and family counseling provided to help prevent the need for foster placement. Spanish speaking staff available.

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

Contact: Carmen Ramirez

Clients Served: At least one child in the home must be under the age of 18.

Fees: No Fee.

Family Consultation Services

Diocese of Long Island

216-10 Jamaica Avenue

Queens Village, New York  11428

Telephone: (718) 465-8585

Services Offered: Individual, group and family counseling, as well as these specific preventive service programs:

Grandparents as Parents Program

216-10 Jamaica Avenue

Queens Village, NY  11428

Telephone: (718) 776-2333

Homework Help Program

Queens Village, NY  11429

Telephone: (718) 776-2333

Contact: Felicia Minerva

Clients Served: At least one child in the home must be under the age of 18.            

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

Fees: If there are no children under the age of 18 in the household there is a fee.

Flushing Hospital

146-01 45th Avenue, Suite 310

Flushing, New York  11355

Telephone: (718) 670-5562

Services Offered: Individual, group and family counseling, and a mental health clinic is available.

Contact: Director – Daniel Chen

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

Clients Served: Children 5 years old & older.

Fees: Private Insurance, Medicaid, and sliding scale fee.

Hillside Eastern Queens Mental Health Center

221-10 Jamaica Avenue, Room 210

Queens Village, New York  11429

Telephone: (718) 740-3310

Services Offered: Individual, group and family counseling dealing with issues relating to child abuse.

Contact: Program Director – Lindell Ray

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

Clients Served: Children 5 years old & older.

Fees: Insurance & sliding scale fee.

Catholic Charities

Jamaica Family & Youth Program

9511 160th Street, 1st floor

Jamaica, NY  11432

Telephone: (718) 526-5151

Services Offered: Individual, group and family counseling dealing with issues relating to child abuse and prevention of foster care. Spanish speaking staff available.

Contact Person: Director – Gail McDonald

Clients Served: At least one child in the home must be under the age of 18yrs. 

Fees: sliding scale based on insurance and referrals.

Catholic Charities Family Centers provide short term counseling to individuals and families as well as crisis support.  Self help groups, immigration, parenting, preteen, and domestic violence programs, as well as childcare services are also provided.

Catholic Community Center of Northern Queens

23-40 Astoria Blvd

Astoria, NY  11102

Telephone: (718) 725-9790

Queens South Family Center

90-39 189th Street

Hollis, NY  11423

Telephone: (718) 217-1238

Joseph P. Addabbo Center

Telephone: (718) 945-7150

Mental Health Clinic

67-10 Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Arverne, NY  11692

Services Offered: Individual, group, and family counseling, parenting groups and HIV counseling.

Contact: Director – Dr. Peter Nelson

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm.

Clients Served: Children 4years old and older.

Fees: Sliding scale fee, Medicaid & insurance accepted.

Mary Immaculate Hospital

152-11 89th Avenue

Jamaica, NY  11432

Telephone: (888) 689-1684 or (718) 558-9510

Services Offered: Adult psychiatric treatment.

Fees: Medicaid or insurance accepted or there is a $60.00 fee.

Steinway Children and Family Services of Howard Beach

156-36 Crossbay Blvd Suite C

Howard Beach, NY  11414

Telephone: (718) 738-6800

Services Offered: Individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, & adults, as well as family counseling

Contact: Susan Appleman – Director

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 9pm; Friday: 9am – 7:30pm; Saturday: 9am – 3:30pm.

Clients Served: Children 5 years old or older.

Fees: Sliding scale fee and Medicaid is accepted

Professional Service Center for the Handicapped (PSCH)

22-44 119th Street

College Point, NY  11356

Telephone: (718) 445-4700

Services Offered: Professional services for people with disabilities, including mental health counseling and housing.

Contact: President – Ralph Farkas

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 6:30pm. Houses are 24 hours. Clinics can be from 6 to 7 days a week.

Queens Hospital Center

82-68 164th Street

Jamaica, NY  11432

Telephone: (718) 883-3000

Services Offered: Child and adolescent psychiatric services.

Contact: Dr. Rose Marcus

Clients Served: Children 4 years old and older.

Fees: Sliding scale fee, and Medicaid accepted.

Shield Institute, Inc.

144-61 Roosevelt Avenue

Flushing, NY  11354

Telephone: (718) 939-8700

Services Offered: Pre-school and school age early intervention center for children with special needs, and daycare and clinical services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Contact: Asst. Director of Programs and Services – Carole Gothelf

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 6pm.

Fees: Fees depend on program.

AMT Children of Hope Safe Haven Program

Helpline: 877-796-HOPE(4673)

Services Offered: 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, hospitals & Community Firehouses are considered safe havens.

Queens Child Guidance Center

60-02 Queens Blvd. Lower Level

Woodside, NY  11377

Telephone: (718) 651-7770

Services Offered: Individual, and family counseling, crisis intervention, substance abuse, and case management.  Offers services to families in risk of losing their children do to abuse.

Clients Served: Families and children from 0-18.

Fees: Sliding Scale