All children deserve to live without the fear of abuse and neglect. If you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected, make that call.
Report Child Abuse & Neglect
If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.
If you suspect child abuse or neglect:
Call the NY State Central Register (SCR)
Throughout the City, resources are available to provide support services to overwhelmed parents. Parenting is tough, but it should not be tough on children.
Information regarding services and assistance for parents is available by calling 311 and asking for Parenting Support.
It takes all of us working together to give children healthy, happy, and safe childhoods. These resources provide information to help keep children safe.
We encourage you to get involved in the lives of children in your communities by tutoring, mentoring, coaching, or volunteering.
For opportunities to volunteer, visit NYC Service.
To report abuse and neglect of an adult 18 years old and older, call the New York State Adult Protective Services at 1-844-697-3505. Learn more about NYC services for adults who are physically and/or mentally impaired and need help to live safely in their homes.