Contact Information for National Organizations and New York State Agencies

There may be times when children and families are faced with difficult situations. Extra help may be needed when dealing with mental health or substance use concerns, trouble at home, or difficulties at school. The following national organizations and New York State agencies can help kids who need additional resources and support.

Provider Name Phone Number Website
Adolescent Suicide Hotline 1-800-621-4000
AIDS National Hotline 1-800-232-4636
Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 1-800-233-4050
Domestic Violence Hotline/Child Abuse 1-800-4-A-CHILD
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Hotline 1-800-662-HELP
Eating Disorders Center 1-888-236-1188
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline 1-888-THE-GLNH
Gay & Lesbian Trevor Helpline Suicide Prevention 1-800-232-4636
Healing Woman Foundation (Abuse)
Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS) 518-434-0439
National Children’s Alliance 202-548-0090
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 1-800-950-NAMI
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
New York State Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD
New York State Council on Children and Families 518-473-3652
New York State Department of Health (DOH) 1-866-881-2809
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Early Intervention – Early Intervention Program 518-473-7016
New York State Justice Center 518-549-0200
New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) 518-473-3460
New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) 1-800-342-3720
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) 1-800-597-8481
New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) 518-474-3625