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.
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.
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.