What We Do

The Child Center of NY began in 1953 as a children's counseling center in Queens. Today, we are a powerful community presence throughout NYC, reaching more than 43,000 children and their families each year. Our mission is to strengthen children and families with skills, opportunities, and emotional support to build healthy, successful lives.

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Immediate openings for mental health and addiction services

Whether you are seeking services for yourself, a child, or as a family member who has a loved one with a substance use issue, there is currently no wait list. Services are available in multiple languages. Call us at 718-358-8288 or learn more.

Mental Health Services
Addiction Treatment


Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

The Child Center of NY is committed to excellence, delivering the highest quality services to those who need them most. Integral to this commitment, and our ability to fulfill our mission, is a dedication to sustaining a culture of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB) — starting with our team.

Read Our EDIB Statement

Research, Development, Innovation, and Training

Learn about The Child Center’s new initiative to measure and understand the impact of our services on the community. Our goal is to develop effective strategies to disrupt the trajectory of generational poverty and create cycles of opportunity and promise.

Poster frame for Child Center Vision

Ways To Give
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