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Parents of suspected victims of child abuse can call for consultation, counseling, referrals and on-site evaluations. Parents can also attend ongoing support groups and educational workshops.

Child Care Professionals
Child care professionals can refer suspected victims of abuse to NYCC and consult with staff on child abuse issues. Training and workshops in child abuse awareness and prevention are available at NYCC or at your location.



Emergency Assistance
If you or someone you know is being abused, for immediate assistance, please call 911.

Report Suspected Maltreatment of a Child
To report the suspected maltreatment of a child in New York State, please call the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Hotline at 1.800.342.3720.

Mandated Reporters
Child care professionals can call the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Mandated Reporter Hotline at 1.800.635.1522.

Get Information or Non-Emergency Help
If you need information or help, call The New York Center for Children at 212.517.3012 or Prevent Child Abuse New York Prevention Information & Parent Helpline at 1.800.342.7472.

Get Help Outside of New York State
Call 911 or The Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline at 1.800.422.4453.

Therapy & Healing

When a child has been abused - physically, emotionally or sexually -
the most important first step is to
provide her or him with a safe, accepting environment. NYCC provides that secure haven in which to heal.

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It seems that hardly a week goes by without news of a trusted child care worker being arrested for child abuse.

How do you know your child is safe?
Here are some tips.

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NYCC is at the forefront of a number of educational projects focused on early intervention, prevention and treatment of child abuse.

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