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Child Advocacy Center

Safe Horizon, Inc.

112-25 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Phone: 718-575-1342

A Child Advocacy Center (CAC) builds upon the multidisciplinary team approach by providing a non-threatening, child-focused environment where investigations, evaluations, treatment, and prosecution of child sexual abuse cases can be conducted by team members and where appropriate supportive services to victims and their non-offending family members can be provided. Both the National Children's Alliance (NCA) and the New York State of Children and Family Services (OCFS) provide a framework of standards for developing and established Child Advocacy Centers.

Domestic Violence

Allen Women's Resource Center, Ltd.

P. O. Box 340316
Jamaica, NY 11434

Phone: 718-739-6200

Residential and/or non-residential services.

Barrier Free Living, Inc.

270 East Second Street
New York, NY 10009

Phone: 212-677-6668

Core domestic violence services targeted to individuals with disabilities, including deaf and hard-of-hearing who are victims of abuse.

City of New York Human Resources Administration

180 Water Street, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Phone: 212-331-4535

Residential and/or non-residential services.

Good Shepherd Services

305 7th Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 718-788-6947

Non-residential and residential DV advocacy to victims, parenting support and outreach to underserved communities.

Henry Street Settlement

265 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002

Phone: 212-475-6400

Provide underserved, homeless, impoverished victims of Domestic Violence (DV) and their dependents with employment readiness skills and workshops, job placement assistance, workshops to prepare and provide testing for GED.

New York Asian Women's Center, Inc.

32 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-732-5230

Community outreach and services specifically targeted to educating the signs of domestic violence in the aging Asian population (50+ years).

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, Inc.

240 West 35th Street, Suite 200
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212-714-1184

Outreach and advocacy to LGBTQ community with particular focus on transgender gender non-conforming survivors of color.

Queens Legal Services Corporation

89-00 Sutphin Blvd., Suite 206
Jamaica, NY 11435

Phone: 347-592-2200

Non-residential services. Provide legal services and integrated social work support services for DV immigrant/limited English speaking population.

Urban Justice Center

350 Jay Street, 14th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-875-9400

Advocacy services specifically tailored to domestic violence victims with disabilities and the deaf/hard of hearing.

Healthy Families New York

Public Health Solutions

103-24 Roosevelt Ave., 2nd Floor
Corona, NY 11368

Phone: 347-571-2792
Serving: Corona

Healthy Families New York (HFNY) targets expectant parents and parents with an infant less than three months of age who have characteristics that place them at high risk for child abuse or neglect and live in vulnerable communities marked by high rates of poverty, infant mortality, and teen pregnancy. Healthy Families New York (HFNY)’s home visitors provide families with support, education, and linkages to community services.

Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services

305 7th Ave. #4
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 718-526-2400
Serving: Jamaica
Zip Codes: 11411,11412, 11413, 11416, 11432, 11433, 11434, 11436, 11101,11429,11414
Census District 12

Healthy Families New York (HFNY) targets expectant parents and parents with an infant less than three months of age who have characteristics that place them at high risk for child abuse or neglect and live in vulnerable communities marked by high rates of poverty, infant mortality, and teen pregnancy. Healthy Families New York (HFNY)’s home visitors provide families with support, education, and linkages to community services.

Kinship

Kinship Navigator Program Catholic Family Center

87 N. Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: 1-877-454-6463

Assists Kinship caregivers, and children in their care, in gaining access to information and community support services. Any caregiver residing in the State is able to utilize the toll-free phone line or website to identify Kinship care related services in their home locale. In addition, Kinship specialists are available to assess caregiver needs and develop a plan of action.

Lutheran Social Services of Metropolitan New York

475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115

Phone: 212-870-1017

Targets children and caregivers in formal or informal kinship relationships, who without support, may have to return or put the children in non-kinship foster care. Kinship caseworkers are able to assist in stabilizing the family unit so that the children may achieve permanency in a kinship family. Site located at: 308 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10036

Prevention

Forestdale, Inc.

67-35 112th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Phone: 718-263-0740
Serving: North, Northeast, & Northwest Queens; Southeast & Southwest Queens; Central & West Central Queens; West Queens; Jamaica; Rockaways

Focuses on domestic violence in families and individuals who are most at risk for its after-effects. Services are provided to survivors, perpetrators, and children who have witnessed and/or experienced domestic violence. Primarily serves low-income neighborhoods in Queens to address family violence, trauma, loss and separation.

Prevent Child Abuse NY - Parent Helpline

4 Global View
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 1-800-CHILDREN
Serving: Statewide

Regional Child Abuse Prevention Initiatives utilizing the Protective Factors Framework training and convening cross-systems coalitions in four communities. Parent Information and Resource Center, including the Parent Helpline that assists parents/caregivers through calls, emails, and in-person requests, and website searches. Enough Abuse Campaign to reduce child sexual abuse. PCANY began as the Standard of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support (SOQ) trainer for the New York State Family Support Network (NYSFSN) during this past year. All of these activities include a parent leadership/engagement component.

TANF Post Adoption

New York Council on Adoptable Children

589 8th Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 212-475-0222

Post Adoption services for TANF eligible families, including Post-adoptive families, families with children in the process of being adopted and Kinship families.

TANF Prevention

The Family Center

315 West 36th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 212-766-4522

Prevention program offering a one-stop, culturally competent, comprehensive service model including legal services, individual and family counseling, case management and permanency planning.