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Hotlines / Líneas de Ayuda

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Report Child Abuse & Neglect / Abuso y Negligencia de Niños y Jóvenes

TDD/TTY: 800-638-5163
Abandoned Infant / Infante Abandonado 866-505-SAFE (7233)
Domestic Violence / Violencia Doméstica 800-942-6906
Justice Center / Centro de Justicia 855-373-2122
Mandated Reporter Hotline 800-635-1522
Missing Child (or Call 911) 888-997-1583
You Received a Letter from Child Protective Services (CPS) 518-474-1567

Alpha by Topic

Links Phone
Adoption 800-345-KIDS (5437)
Adult Protective Services 844-697-3505
Bullying - How to Identify and Stop Bullying 800-273-TALK (8255)
Child Care FAQ 518-474-9454
Child Care Complaints 800-732-5207
Child Support 888-208-4485
Commission for the Blind FAQ 866-871-3000
TDD 866-871-6000
Community Service 518-473-8882
Contacting Your Local Department of Social Services View Link for Directory
Contacting Your OCFS Regional Office View Link for Directory
Contracts, Grants, & RFPs 518-486-7224
Developmental Disabilities 866-946-9733
Employment Opportunities 518-457-6216
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests 518-474-9224
Foster Care 800-345-KIDS (5437)
Human Resources 518-473-7936
Juvenile Facilities / Youth Currently in a Juvenile Facility 518-473-1786
Kinship Navigator 877-454-6463
Mandated Reporter Training 800-836-0903, ext. 218
Medicaid 800-541-2831
New York State of Health 855-355-5777
Mental Health Programs 800-597-8481
Native American Services 716-847-3123
Ordering Forms and Publications (hard copy) 518-473-0971
Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs in Your County View Link for Directory
Service of Legal Papers on OCFS
Social Security 800-772-1213
Social Security Disability Insurance 800-772-1213
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program 800-772-1213
Suicide Prevention 800-784-2433
Temporary Assistance and Related Programs 800-342-3009
Unemployment Assistance 888-209-8124
Youth Development 518-402-3296
Youth In Progress 518-956-7884