Children with special health care needs have an illness or condition for which they need extra health care and support services. These children might have a serious or long lasting:
Visit the Department of Health's Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) website to learn more.
In an Emergency, Call 911
Looking for help in
Call 211 or
Call 311 in New York City
Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay
Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
Become a Family Peer Advocate (FPA)
1-888-326-8644 Toll Free
Disability Resource Clearinghouse and Navigators
1-800-624-4143 Toll Free
7-1-1 NY Relay
Growing Up Healthy Hotline
1-800-522-5006 Toll Free
Medicaid Health Homes
1 (718) 557-1399
1-877-87 FRAUD (8737) Toll Free
1(888) 692-6116 Toll Free
1-800-541-2831 Toll Free
1-800-505-5678 Toll Free
Social Security Office Locator
1-800-772-1213 Toll Free
Workers' Compensation - On-the-Job Injury or Illness
(877) 632-4996 Toll Free
Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.
Help given to a person or organization in the form of money, loans, reduced taxes, etc.
Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.
Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.