Child Care & Day Care
New York City has many day care options for your child. Call 311 and ask for information about licensed day care centers and if you are eligible for free services.
Find Help in a Crisis, Day or Night
If you can’t care for your baby, call the Family Crisis Center and Crisis Nursery for help and emergency child care: 1-888-435-7553.
The Abandoned Infant Protection Act allows parents and other legally responsible persons to leave a newborn they can’t care for in a safe place such as a hospital, police station, or fire station.