In any emergency, if help is needed IMMEDIATELY, Call 911.

Abandoned Infant


Adult Protective Services

1-800-342-3009, option 1 (English), option 6 (APS), then 1 (NYC boroughs) or 2 (outside NYC), then the first four letters of the county in which you reside.

Information on the Abandoned Infant Protection Act

(This act protects birth parents who abandon infants at certain safe locations)

Child Abuse

Childhelp’s National Child Abuse Hotline

Child Care

Child Care Aware

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
TTY 1-800-787-3224

Missing and Exploited Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)

Runaway Youth

National Runaway Switchboard

Suicide Prevention Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

New York State Attorney General

Consumer Hotline
800-771-7755, press 1 (English)

New York State Office for the Aging

Senior Citizen’s Hotline
800-342-9871, press 1 (English)

Prevent Child Abuse New York

24-Hour Prevention and Parent Helpline:
1-800-342-7472 (PIRC)
Prevent Child Abuse New York is the only statewide, nonprofit organization in New York dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect.