New York City 311

Dial 311 for New York City non-
emergency government services.

Department of Youth & Community
Development - Youth Connect

Connects youth to different local
services: teen-parenting skills classes,
youth employment opportunities,
education, training programs and
afterschool programs.

Anti-Violence Project New York City

Are you a survivor? Talk with our
support group about your experience
with hate violence, sexual violence,
intimate partner violence and outreach
projects for LGBTQ and HIV+ affected
individuals and survivors.

Advocates for Children of New York
-Education Helpline

For anyone who lives in New York City
and needs help with their education.


212-709-3222 or text BRAVE to 4396
Building Respect, Acceptance, and Voice
through Education (BRAVE). Have you
been bullied? We can help!

Covenant House Nine Line

Are you under 21 years old? We can help
you and your family with simple needs:
family, relationships, abuse, health, sex,
feelings, and drugs and alcohol.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 Hotline 800-273-8255
Available for anyone in suicidal crisis
or emotional distress.

NYC Well

888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355)
or text WELL to 65173
For mental health, substance use or a
social service provider.

Safe Horizon Hotlines

866-604-5350 TDD Phone Number
for all Safe Horizon Hotlines.

Crime Victims Hotline

Safe Horizon provides information,
counseling, and other assistance to
crime victims.

Domestic Abuse Hotline

800-621-HOPE (4673)
Helps anyone who is experiencing
domestic violence and seeking
resources through New York City.

Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline

Provides counseling and support,
prevents violence, and promotes justice
for victims and survivors of crime and
abuse, their families and communities.

National Eating Disorders
Association (NEDA)

800-931-2237 or text NEDA to 741741
The goal of promoting positive body
image and encouraging healthy attitudes
about food and weight.

The City Bar Justice Center
Legal Hotline

Provides basic legal advice on a range of
civil issues such as family law, consumer
debt, employment and landlord-tenant law.

Life is PreciousTM

Combines individual and group counseling,
arts therapy, academic support, and nutri-
tional and fitness activities.

The Trevor Project

866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
A national 24-hour, toll free confidential
hotline for youth in crisis, feeling suicidal,
or in need of a safe and judgment-free
place to talk.

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Did you know?

In NYC, you are required to attend school from age six through the end of the school year in which you turn 17. If no diploma has been granted, you may remain in school until the end of the school year in which you turn 21.

NYC Department of Education Court Liaison Program

• Court representatives are available to assist family court to acquire information that supports court-involved students in achieving their goals
• Department of Education Court Liaison Contacts - The mission of the Court Liaison Program is to help court-involved students, their families, and the agencies that support the students in continuing their education.

Bronx Family Court

900 Sheridan Avenue, Room 6B19 Bronx, NY 10451

Brooklyn Criminal Court

120 Schermerhorn Street, Room 811 Brooklyn, NY 11201

Brooklyn Family Court

330 Jay Street, 11th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201

Manhattan Family Court

60 Lafayette Street, Room 3C7 New York, NY 10013

Queens Family Court

151-20 Jamaica Avenue, Room B103 Queens, NY 11432

Queens Supreme Court

88-11 Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11435

Staten Island NeON

340 Bay Street Staten Island, NY 10301

NYC Department of Education District 79 - Referral Centers for High School Alternatives

Referral Centers for High School Alternatives are in each borough to help high school students find the best pathways to a high school or high school equivalency diploma.

Referral Centers can help students:

• Explore all possible paths to a high school diploma or enroll in Pathways to Graduation (P2G) to work towards their high school equivalency diploma;
• Learn about their rights as a NYC Depart- ment of Education student;
• Understand their high school transcripts;
• Get referrals for services such as child- care, social work, drug treatment, and housing.

Everyone is welcome to come learn more about their options. Students who are seeking to enroll in P2G should be 18-21 years old. If you are 17, you may enroll under extenuating circumstances and with parent of guardian permission; although final determinations are made by a school administrator. Students older than 21 should contact the Office of Adult and Continuing Education (718-638-2635) for more information on earning a high school equivalency diploma.

Bronx Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ Bronx Regional High School

1010 Reverend James A. Polite Avenue Room 436, Bronx, NY 10459

Brooklyn Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ Boys & Girls High School

1700 Fulton Street 3rd Floor, Room 383 Brooklyn, NY 11213

Downtown Brooklyn Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ Schermerhorn Street

69 Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

Manhattan Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ the Alternative Learning Complex

269 West 35th Street (at Eighth Avenue) 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Queens Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ Jamaica Learning Center

162-02 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432

Staten Island Referral Center for High School Alternatives @ St. George

450 St. Marks Place, Staten Island, NY 10301


Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)


Adolescent Literacy Program – To help develop the reading, writing and public speaking skills for 6th, 7th and 8th graders

Adult Literacy Program - Provides literacy and English language services for adults and out-of-school youth, 16 and older.


Advocates for Children of New York (AFC)

151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10001

Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) is a non-profit organization that provides free advice, case advocacy, and legal representation for children and youth who are struggling in school or experiencing school discrimination of any kind. AFC works with students and families to resolve education-related problems and can help with things like:

• Re-enrolling in school, transferring schools, or finding a new school;
• Securing special education supports and services;
• Accessing alternative paths to a high school diploma; and
• Understanding your educational rights and options.

The Hetrick-Martin Institute

2 Astor Place, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10003
Ages 13–24, LGBTQ youth

• Crisis Counseling
• Health and Wellness • Homeless Service
• Individual Counseling • Job Readiness
• Group Counseling
• Academic Enrichment • Arts & Culture

Urban Dove

21-21 41st Avenue, Suite 2-D Long Island City, NY 11101
Grades 9-12
Team Charter High School, Transfer High School with locations in Brooklyn and The Bronx

• College All-Stars
• College Preparation
• Community Service
• Sports-Based Recreational Activities • Summer Jobs
• Urban Dove Summer Day Camp
• Weekend Leadership Retreats
• Youth to Youth Mentorship

Girls Inc. of New York City

120 Wall Street, Suite 1800 New York, NY 10005
Ages 6–18
Girls Inc. New York City advocates for girls and provides educational programs in math, science, health and safety, financial literacy, and multicultural appreciation, all within the five boroughs.


Bronx Adolescent Skills Center

975 Kelly Street, Suite 302 Bronx, NY 10459
Ages 16–21

• Education Instruction and Tutoring
• Case Management
• Vocational Counseling

Future NOW Program

Bronx Community College Gould Residence Hall, 5th Floor 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
Ages 17–21

• TASC (formerly GED)
• Plus and Vocational Training Classes
• Computer Assembly and Application Training
• Job Placement Services
• Counseling and Career Exploration
• Work Readiness Training
• College Enrollment Services

Job Corps - South Bronx Center

1771 Andrews Avenue Bronx, NY 10453
Ages 17–24

• HSE and Pre-HSE Classes
• College Preparation Classes
• College Enrollment and Retention
• Academic Tutoring
• Counseling and Career Exploration
• Internships, Vocational Training, and Employment Referrals

Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES)

2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard New York, NY 10027
Ages 13–24

2090 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard New York, NY 10027

Downtown Brooklyn
151 Lawrence Street Brooklyn, NY 11238

South Bronx
424 East 147th Street Bronx, NY 10455

Jamaica, Queens
163-18 Jamaica Avenue Jamaica, NY 11432

• HSE/TASC Prep Classes
• Certified TASC Test Site
• Job-readiness and job placement services
• Placement in paid, six-week summer internships
• In-home family counseling
• Behavioral health and primary care services

Doing Art Together Inc. A School-Based Organization

127 West 127th Street, Suite 107 New York, NY 10027
Ages 18 and under, teachers and parents

• Art for Parents to Understand Learning Strategies in Education
• Creative Careers and Arts-Based Learning Exploration
• Creative Educational Growth Experiences (CreativeEDGE)
• Parent/Child Workshops
• Art Integration in-School and After School

New Visions AIM Charter High Schools

Charter high schools in New York City work to ensure that over-age, under- credited students who graduate from high school are prepared to excel academically, professionally, and personally.
New Visions AIM Charter High Schools have an admission priority for students who are:

• Involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system
• Homeless or in transitional housing
• Involved in foster care or Child Protective Services

With two high schools in East New York, Brooklyn and in the South Bronx, ROADS is currently serving hundreds of students who need and want a second chance.

New Visions AIM Charter High School I (Brooklyn)
New Visions AIM Charter High School II (Bronx)
New Visions for Public Schools
info@roadsschools.org | 212-561-5383

YES Adolescent Skills Center

50 Broadway, 8th Floor New York, NY 10004
212-254-0333, Ext. 861
Ages 16–21

• Education Instruction and Tutoring
• Case Management
• Vocational Counseling


Adolescent Skills Center

29-46 Northern Boulevard, 2nd Floor Long Island City, NY 11101
Ages 16–21

• Education Instruction and Tutoring
• Case Management
• Vocational Counseling


Job Corps - Brooklyn Center

585 DeKalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205
Ages 16–24

• Career Ex ploration
• High School Diploma or TASC (formerly GED)
• Employment
• Driver’s Education
• Health & Dental Care

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Department of Youth &
Community Development (DYCD)
Employment Programs

Ages 14–24

Summer Youth Employment
Program (SYEP)

A six-week summer employment
program open to young people in NYC.
Ages of 14–24

Train & Earn Program

A year-long program for low-income
youth between who are not working
and not in school. Train & Earn provides
extensive job training and employment
services to help participants find a per-
manent job. Ages 16–24

Work, Learn & Grow Employment
Program (WLG)

Prior SYEP participants are eligible
for this program. A readiness training
program that focuses on career explora-
tion, financial literacy, conflict resolution,
résumé/cover letter development and
opportunities to continue education and
social growth. Ages 14–24

NYC Ladders for Leaders

An innovative program that offers high
school and college students that are in
school the opportunity to participate
in summer internships with some
of the most dynamic corporations
and businesses in NYC.
Ages 16–21

Learn & Earn Program

Provides occupational skills,
employment services, and
educational opportunities
to low-income high school
juniors and seniors. (Program
available until October 2019)

New York City Justice Corps

Building beneficial relationships between
communities and young people who are
returning to the community after criminal
justice involvement.

Department of Youth &
Manhattan - Phipps Neighborhoods

902 Broadway 13th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Manhattan - Harlem Community
Justice Center

170 E 121st
New York, NY 10035

Center for Employment
Opportunities (CEO)

32 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Ages 18–25
• Five-Day Pre-Employment Workshop
• Help Navigating Public Benefits
• Help Parents Provide Financial/Emotional
Support to Children
• Job Search and Job Matching with
Job Developers
• Post-employment Services
• Resume Coaching


Dress for Success, Manhattan Branch

32 East 31st Street, Suite 602, New York,
NY 10016, 646-233-4959
Empowers women of all ages to achieve
economic independence by providing
a network of support, professional attire
and the development tools to help
women thrive in work and in life.



175 Remsen Street, Suite 1000
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ages 15–19
• Pre-Internship Training
• Training
• Alumni Network
• Post-Internship Seminars and Services

SCO Family of Services

164 Suydam Street, Brooklyn, NY 11221
718-574-6300 or 877-437-6746
Ages 16-20 (with small children
aged under 5)
• Educational Services
• Counseling
• Home Maintenance
• Vocational Training
• Job Placement Assistance
• Money Management

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

783 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Ages 17–26
• Digital Career Path
• Job Training
• Job Skills for English Language Learners
• Youth Employment Training & TASC
(formerly GED)
• Young Adult Internship
• Police Athletic League
Youth Works
• Youth Employment

Intern & Earn Program

Provides extensive job training and
employment services to 16–24 year-olds
who are not enrolled in school.
• Paid Internships/Job Placement
• Training or Educational Settings

Advance & Earn Program

Provides educational services, advanced
training and job placement for opportunity
youth who are not working or
enrolled in school. Ages 16-24


ACCESS NYC is a free service that helps
you find out if you may qualify for over 30
City, State and Federal benefit programs.
You can apply online for certain programs
through ACCESS NYC.

Thrive Collective

Thrive Collective offers volunteer and
internship opportunities in order to
empower students to create beautiful
art work and beautify the world around
them. The collaborative teams embrace
student-led public art as an approach
towards awareness and change.
302 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor, New
York, NY 10027

Police Athletic Leagues Youth
Employment Department

34 ½ East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
800-725-4543 or 718-947-7641

Ages 14–24
• Educational Assistance
• Summer Employment
• Youth Development

Legal Action Center - National
Hire Network

225 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014
Ages 14–24
• Career Awareness
• Employment Skills
• Financial Literacy

East Harlem Employment
Service, Inc.

205 East 122nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10035
All ages
• Career Development Workshops
• Case Management
• Employment Assistance
• Fatherhood Counseling and Training
(parenting skills, relationships)

Wildcat Service Corporation

647 Bryant Avenue, The Bronx NY 10474
Individuals with criminal records, young
mothers and fathers and out-of-school
youth are served.
• Counseling
• Work Programs

Year Up New York

85 Broad Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Ages 18–24, High School Graduates
or TASC (formerly GED) Recipients
• Intensive Training Program
• College Credits
• Six Month Internship with Government
or Corporate Partner


Dress for Success, Queens Branch

114-14 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill,
NY 11418, 718-805-2488
Empowers women of all ages to achieve
economic independence by providing
a network of support, professional attire
and the development tools to help
women thrive in work and in life.

The Fortune Society

29-76 Northern Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11101
Ages 18+
• Housing
• Education
• Employment Services
• Alternatives to Detention
• Health Services

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Family/LGBTQ Services


Department of Youth & Community Development


Fatherhood Initiative
Fathers ages 16-24 and fathers ages 25+, ex-court involved adults

• Parenting Skill Classes
• Assistance with Issues of Child Support
• Assistance with Arranging Child Visitation
• Father-to-Father Mentoring and Peer Counseling
• Employment Counseling and Referrals
• College Preparation

Healthy Families
All ages

• Family Development
• Case Management
• Strategize Short-Term and Long-Term Goals
• Provide resources for health & nutrition
• Provide Advocacy
• Assist with Government Benefit: Housing, Education, Employment, etc.

Safe Horizon

The mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

• Safety Assessment and Risk Management
• Crisis Counseling
• Individual/Group Counseling
• Advocacy/Court Accompaniment

Bronx/Manhattan Community Program
100 East 122nd Street New York, NY 10035

Family Services

Brooklyn Community Program
50 Court Street, 9th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201

Queens Community Program
63-49 Alderton Street, 2nd Floor Rego Park, NY 11374

Staten Island Community Program
30 Bay Street, 5th Floor Staten Island, NY 10301
All ages

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
All ages, with programming available for ages 13–21

• Comprehensive Health Services
• Individual and Family Counseling
• Arts and Recreation
• Summer Camp and Social Events


The Next Generation Center

1522 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10460
Ages 14–24

• Adoption and Foster Care
• Early Childhood/After-School and Weekend Programs
• Juvenile Justice and Legal Advocacy
• Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program
• Family Support
• Health Services
• Youth Development


Crown Heights Mediation Center

256 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
All ages

• Information on Education
• Parenting
• Housing
• Immigration
• Providing Support to At Risk Youth

Gender Responsive Re-entry Support and Assistance Program (GRASP)

210 Joralemon Street, 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ages 13–25

• Anger Management
• Career Exploration/Employment Support
• Case Management
• Family Support
• Individual/Group Mentoring


540 President Street, Suite 1A Brooklyn, NY 11215
Ages 14–21

• Segue (Graduates of Turnstyle): Skill Development
• Mural Residency Program for Youth in Detention
• Collaborative Public Art Projects
• Turnstyle Alternative to Detention Project

 Staten Island 

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York

120 Anderson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10302
718-447-6330 or 888-744-7900
All ages

• Immigration
• Advocacy
• Individuals and Family Counseling
• Financial Assistance
• Emergency Shelter/Housing
• Provide Support for the Physically and Emotionally Challenged


Central Library - Children’s Library Discovery Center

89-11 Merrick Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11432
All ages

• Health Services
• Immigration
• Job Skills Training
• Workshops
• Children and Adult Services
• Financial Literacy
• Family Literacy Center

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Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene

42-09, 28th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
All ages, regardless of immigration
status. No cost.
• Food Protection Course
• Free & Confidential Sexually
Transmitted Disease Clinics
• Healthy Children
• Hepatitis Services
• Immunization Information
• Pregnancy & Baby Care

New York City Department of
Health and Mental Hygiene

Nurse - Family Partnership
Call 311 for information and ask for the
Nurse-Family Partnership
All ages, regardless of immigration
status. No cost.
• First time mothers linked to specially
trained nurses
• Home visits made by nurses
throughout pregnancy and until
the baby is two years old
• Help build strong network of family
and friends
• Help to make the home a safe place
for the baby
• Provide guidance in continuing
education and employment
• Provide referrals for health care,
childcare, mental health care, job
training and other services

Covenant House

461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001
800-388-3888; 800-999-9999
Ages 18–21
• Crisis Counseling
• Individualized Counseling
• Transitional Housing Program
• Mental Health Services
• Mother and Child Programs
• Health Services
• Regional Training Centers
• Substance Abuse Services
• Vocational Training Institute

NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals are committed
to excellence in health care. Providers
work together to provide complete,
personalized care to all New Yorkers.
• Adolescent Skills Center
• Case Management
• Coordinated Children’s Service
Initiative (CCSI)
• Counseling
• Family Resource Centers
• Peer Support
• Recovery Works
• Supported Housing

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue

462 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

506 Lenox Avenue, New York, NY 10037

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

1901 First Avenue, New York, NY 10029


NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

1400 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

234 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Boulevard,
Bronx, NY 10451

NYC Health + Hospitals/North
Central Bronx

3424 Kossuth Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467

Bronx Connect - Urban Youth
Alliance International

432 East 149th Street, 2nd Floor, Bronx,
NY 10455, 718-402-6872
Ages 12–18, court-involved youth
• BronxConnect Justice Alternatives
• BronxConnect Advocacy
• BronxConnect Workforce & Reentry
• Community Therapeutic Service
• Employment Readiness
• Leadership Classes


SCO Family Services

2-4 Nevins Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Children and Young Adults
• Mental Health Services
• Developmental Disability Services
• Homeless Services
• Family Counseling and
Community Services
• Early Childhood Programs

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

2601 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235

Planned Parenthood of New York
City Executive Office

26 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012,
Empowers individuals to make independent,
informed decisions about their
sexual and reproductive lives by providing
information and health care, and promoting
public policies that make those
services available to all.

Community Healthcare Network

60 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York NY 10010,
212-545-2400 or 866-246-8259
A network of 14 federally qualified health
centers throughout NYC along with a fleet
of mobile vans that bring health services
to underserved people in need. No one is
turned away.

NYC Health + Hospitals YouthHealth

Ages 12 and older
NYC Health + Hospitals offers safe and
confidential YouthHealth services to all
• Sexual & Reproductive Health Services
• Primary Care Services
• Mental Health and Depression Help
• LGBTQ Care
• Healthy Weight Management
• Sports Physical & Sports Injury Care


Callen-Lorde Community
Health Center

Provides sensitive, quality health care and
related services targeted to New York’s
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
communities, also including health
education and wellness, and advocates
for LGBT health issues.
356 W 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

Vibrant Emotional Health

50 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
All ages

Covenant House

461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Ages 18-21
• Crisis Counseling
• Individualized Counseling
• Transitional Housing Program
• Mental Health Services
• Mother and Child Programs
• Health Services
• Regional Training Centers
• Substance Abuse Services
• Vocational Training Institute.

National Eating Disorders Associa-
tion (NEDA)

165 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
The goal of promoting positive body
image and encouraging healthy attitudes
about food and weight.

The Door

555 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013
Ages 12–21
• Employment/ Internships
• Foster Care
• TASC (formerly GED)/ College or
Vocational Training
• Health and Dental Services
• Legal and Immigration Services
• Runaway and Homeless Youth Services
• LGBTQ Services
• Sexual Health & Birth Control
• Supportive Housing

New York Peace Institute

New York Peace Institute empowers
people to find creative and durable
solutions to their disputes. The Institute
teaches vital conflict resolution skills to
communities and organizations, and
advances the field by training and
certifying professional mediators.

Manhattan Mediation Center

111 John Street, Suite 600
New York, NY 10038
Ages 0-26

Brooklyn Mediation Center

210 Joralemon Street, Suite 618
Brooklyn, NY 11201

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203

NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull

760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11206


NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst

79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens

82-68 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432

 Staten Island 

NYC Health + Hospitals/Mariner’s
Harbor (Forest Plaza)

2040 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303

Stapleton Family Health Clinic

111 Canal Street, Staten Island, NY 10304

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Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

Ages 12–24

Empower girls and young women, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

• Short-Term and Crisis Care
• Transitional and Supportive Housing
• Holistic Case Management
• Court Advocacy


Henry Street Settlement

265 Henry Street, New York, NY 10002
All ages

• A senior center, a NORC (naturally occurring retirement community), Meals on Wheels and a Senior Companion Program
• An early childhood education center, including Universal Pre-Kindergarten
• Transitional housing for homeless families, single women and survivors of domestic violence; and permanent supportive housing residences
• Out-patient mental health services; and satellite clinics in public schools
• A primary care medical clinic
• Job training and placement for adults, public housing residents and out-of- school youth; and customized staffing services for small business owners
• High school equivalency prep and ESL classes
• Educational, recreational, after-school, college prep and leadership development programs for youth
• Arts programs, including instruction and performance

Safe Horizon Drop-In Centers

Ages 13–23, homeless and street-involved youth; LGBTQ-friendly

Streetwork Lower East Side Drop-In Center
33 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002
Streetwork Harlem Drop-In Center
209 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10027

• Advocacy
• Crisis Counseling
• Individual/Group Counseling
• Hot Meals, Showers and Clothing
• Housing Advocacy
• Referrals to Safe Horizon’s Overnight Residential Program

Safe Horizon - Streetwork Overnight Residential Program

Confidential Location. Referrals by calling the Streetwork Drop-In Centers.
Ages 16–21 homeless and street- involved youth; LGBTQ-friendly

• Harm Reduction Model
• Safety Assessment and Risk Management
• Counseling and Support Groups
• Hot Meals, Showers and Clothing

The Door

555 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013
Ages 12–24

• Employment/Internships
• Foster Care
• TASC (formerly GED)/ College or Vocational Training
• Health and Dental Services
• Legal and Immigration Services
• Runaway and Homeless Youth Services • LGBTQ Services
• Sexual Health & Birth Control
• Supportive Housing

The Ali Forney Center

224 West 35th Street, 15th Floor New York, NY 10001
Ages 16–24, homeless LGBTQ youth
To protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) youth from the harm of homelessness.

• Day Center
• Emergency Housing
• Transitional Housing



60 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
All ages

• Children and Youth Programs
• Homeless Services
• Immigration Services
• Senior Services


CAMBA’s Gathering Place Homeless Drop-in Center

2402 Atlantic Avenue, Basement, Brooklyn, NY 11233
718-385-8726 | info@camba.org
800-662-1220 | Hearing Impairments
Ages 18+

• Laundry Facilities
• Case Management Services
• Medical and Mental Healthcare Services


Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Jamaica Walk-In Center

91-14 Merrick Boulevard, 6th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11432
Ages 18+

• Housing Services
• Early Childhood and Family Services
• Services for People with Development Disabilities
• Outreach and Integration Services
• Health Services
• Advocacy

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Thrive NYC

thrivenyc.cityofnewyork.us and click on
Services Finder for a location near you

Samaritan Village

Samaritan Daytop Village provides a
rich array of services including substance
abuse treatment, mental health and
primary health care, specialized programs
for military veterans, vocational and
employment services, shelter and
transitional housing, and services
for seniors.
800-532-HELP (4357) or 718-657-6195

Odyssey House Young Adult Treatment Services

Ages 18-24
These are residential substance abuse
treatment programs for adolescent males
and females.

Leadership Center for Male Clients

309-311 6th Street
New York, NY 10002

Lafayette Avenue for Female Clients

1264 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474


Substance Use Treatment for Youth

208 W 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
Designed to help LGBTQ+ young people,
ages 13 and older, make healthy decisions
about drugs and alcohol. It also provides
access to mentors, internships
and support.

Phoenix House

164 West 74th Street, New York, NY 10023
646-505-2176 or 888-671-9392
Adults and Families
• Afterschool
• Outpatient Treatment for Individuals and their Families
• Support Services for Substance Abusers in Recovery

 Staten Island 

Staten Island YMCA

Counseling Service
• Individual Counseling
• Group Counseling
• Crisis Intervention services
• Drug Screenings
• Family Therapy
• Drug/Alcohol Use Counseling
• Referrals to legal counseling

North Shore Center

285 Vanderbilt Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10304

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Additional Resources For Youth Transitioning Back into the Community

If you are aware of additional resources that can be included in this guide please forward to: icc@dycd.nyc.gov

Department of Youth and Community Development
c/o External Relations
2 Lafayette Street, 19th Floor New York, NY 10007

Looking for an afterschool program in your neighborhood? Need information on improving reading skills or finding the nearest community center? The web application discoverDYCD allows you to search in multiple languages for DYCD-funded programs. You can search by borough, neighborhood or zip code, and discoverDYCD provides contact information, activities offered, and a mapping feature with navigation.


All New York Public Libraries have computers that offer free access to the Internet, electronic databases, library catalogs, and Microsoft Office. Every location also offers free Wi-Fi access during open hours. To find your nearest public library visit www.nypl.org.

New York City DYCD Youth Connect
Toll free: 1-800-246-4646
or call: 646-343-6800
Call 311 for government information and services Out-of-City: 212-NEW-YORK



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