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New York City. Administration for Children's Services.
Also Known As:ACS
Address:150 William Street, 18th Floor New York NY 10038
Telephone(s):877-543-7692 (KIDSNYC) 212-341-0900 (Outside of NYC)
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/acs/home.html
Protects children by investigating an average of 55,000 reports of abuse or neglect each year;
Helps families in need through counseling, referrals to drug rehabilitation programs and other preventive services;
Recruits and trains foster parents and caregivers to provide safe homes for children living in foster care;
Assures that children in foster care find safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible, either with their birth or adoptive parents;
Supports youth development and permanency for teens and adolescents, as well as a range of programs and services to help young people prepare for adulthood;
Provides childcare and Head Start programs for approximately 80,000 children throughout the City.
Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Residents of New York City are eligible.
Varies depending on reason for care.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Sliding-scale fees or Free.
Services Offered:Day Care, Extended Day Care,
Target Groups(By Need):Children, Parents,