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Hotlines

In an Emergency, Call 911

Looking for help in
non-emergency situations?

Call 211 or
Call 311 in New York City

NY Connects
1-800-342-9871

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-638-5163, TTD/TTY
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay

Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
1-855-373-2123 TTD/TTY

Post Adoption Help for Families
1-800-786-2929 (1-800-RUNAWAY) or TEXT 66008 Toll Free
1-888-692-9355 (1-888-NYC-WELL) Toll Free
1-800-442-HOPE (4673) National Youth Crisis (Hopeline) Toll Free
2-1-1 Toll Free
3-1-1 (NYC Only) Toll Free
1-212-982-5284 Call 711 (Relay) NYC Well TTY

Pre- and Post-Adoption Services
888-354-1342 Toll Free

Social Security Office Locator
1-800-772-1213 Toll Free

Vital Records
1-855-322-1022 Toll Free

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