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 Staten Island

ACS Field Office

350 St. Marks Place, 3rd Floor

Staten Island, NY  10301

Telephone: (718) 720-2833

Contact: Director- Madeline Duran (718) 720-2833; IRT Coordinator – Christopher Galligan (718) 720-2833

District Attorney’s Office – Crime Victims Assistance Unit

130 Stuyvesant Place

Staten Island, NY  10301

Telephone: (718) 876-6300 – After hours: (718) 556-7043

Services Offered: Legal assistance, referrals andinterpreters are available.

Contact: Victim’s Advocate – Mary Santaromita (718) 556-7144

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Clients Served: Available to all ages.

Fees: No Fee.

Staten Island Family Court Program

130 Stuyvesant Place, 5th Floor

Staten Island, NY  10301

Telephone: (718) 447-3820

Services Offered: Counseling and general orientation about courtroom procedures.

Contact: Grisel Cruz-DeAlvarez

Clients Served: Men and women involved in domestic violence court cases.

Fees: No fees

 Family Resources Program (Staten Island Mental Health)

14 Slosson Terrace

Staten Island, New York  10301

Telephone: (718) 720-6727

Services Offered: Family counseling, child abuse and neglect prevention program.

Contact: Director – Clarisse Domingo; Family Support – Mike Zampella; Teen Center

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

Clients Served: Available to Staten Island residents up to 16 years old.

Fees: Insurance accepted.

Staten Island Peer Advocacy Center

777 Seaview Ave.

Building 9, Room 233

Staten Island, NY  10305

Telephone: (718) 667-1609

Services Offered: Advocacy, empowerment, recovery, and self-help groups, assistance with entitlements, SSI, SSD, Medicaid, and Medicare, supportive housing, legal, vocational, and educational issues.

Fee: no fee

South Shore Clinic

3974 Amboy Road, Suite 302

Staten Island, NY  10308

Telephone: (718) 984-5050

Services Offered: Comprehensive diagnostic treatment services

Contact: Director – Geraldine Matthews, CSW

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

Clients Served: Services for children up to 16-years-old and their families.

Fees: Sliding scale fee; Medicaid and some third party insurance are accepted.

Seaman’s Society for Children and Families

25 Hyatt Street

Staten Island, NY  10301

Telephone: (718) 447-7740

Services Offered: Counseling, family support programs, foster care and adoption.

Contact: Cindy Reily

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 4:45pm

Staten Island Child Advocacy Center

280 Richmond Terrace

Staten Island, NY  10301

Telephone: (718) 556-0844

Services Offered: Investigates child physical and sexual abuse allegations in a child friendly environment. 

Contact: Louise Abitbol (718) 556-0845; Case Manager – Nancy Roman-Fair (718) 273-8405

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm; Weekdays by appointments for non-emergency sexual abuse for children under 17.

Fee: **Must Be Referred By ACS, Court, or Special Victims** No fee.

City of New York Office of Domestic Violence and Emergency Intervention Services

Human Resources Administration


201 Bay Street

Staten Island, NY  10301

Services Offered: Investigation of victims of domestic violence who are applying for public assistance, and in-depth family, group and individual counseling.

Contact: Domestic Violence Liaison – Charles Edwards

Hours: Office only open on Wednesday, 9am – 5pm

Fees: **Must Be Referred By Income Support Staff**

AMT Children of Hope Safe Haven Programs

Telephone: (516) 781-3511


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 x-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: Alicia White

Fees: No fee.