Home Visiting


At The Child Center of NY, we believe that all children—even those experiencing the most serious problems—deserve the chance to get the help they need while remaining with their families. For children at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, we offer 24/7 home-based crisis intervention, case management, and coping skills training through programs of varying intensity.


Step-Down Program
118-35 Queens Boulevard, Sixth Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-651-7770 ext. 6905
Fax: 718-651-7254

  • Hours: Office — Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Staff available 24/7 to enrolled families via cell phone
  • Services provided: Intensive home-based interventions for families of youngsters who are already involved with the mental health system. Youngsters must be experiencing serious emotional and/or behavioral difficulties.
  • Admission criteria: Youngster must have used mental health services in the past. Referrals may be made directly.
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish
  • Ages accepted: 5 to 21
  • Transportation: Subway—E or F to Union Turnpike–Kew Gardens station; Buses—QM1, QM5, QM6, QM7, QM8, QM18, QM21, X63, X64, X68.

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Home Based Crisis Intervention (HBCI)
118-35 Queens Boulevard, Sixth Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-651-7770 ext. 6905
Fax: 718-651-7254

  • Hours: Office — Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Staff available 24/7 to enrolled families via cell phone
  • Services provided: Intensive home-based interventions for families of youngsters who are already involved with the mental health system. These are short-term services to stabilize youngsters who are at imminent risk of psychiatric hospitalization. Services offered in the home and referrals made for follow-up services when intervention is completed.
  • Admission criteria: Youngster must have used mental health services in the past.
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish.
  • Ages accepted: 5 to 21
  • Transportation: Subway—E or F to Union Turnpike–Kew Gardens station; Buses—QM1, QM5, QM6, QM7, QM8, QM18, QM21, X63, X64, X68.

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Waiver
118-35 Queens Boulevard, Sixth Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 718-651-7770 ext. 6927
Fax: 718-651-7254

  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Staff available to enrolled families 24/7 via cell phone
  • Services provided: Intensive home-based services for families of the most seriously emotionally disturbed youngsters. This is the highest level of care that youth can receive in the community.
  • Ages: 5 to 21
  • Admission criteria: Application must be made through children’s Single Point of Access (C-SPOA)
  • Languages: Creole, English, French, Spanish
  • Transportation: Subway—E or F to Union Turnpike–Kew Gardens station; Buses—QM1, QM5, QM6, QM7, QM8, QM18, QM21, X63, X64, X68.

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