New York Foundling Hospital
Crisis Nursery

Sponsor/Parent Agency:Catholic Family Charities.
Address:590 Avenue of the Americas New York NY 10011
Telephone(s):(212) 472-8555 (212) 633-9300
Fax:(212) 886-4081
World Wide Web: http://www.nyfoundling.org


The Crisis Nursery serves two functions: one is a Patient Hotline (212-472-8555), the other is respite. The Crisis Nursery (212-886-4000) helps child abuse and neglect by helping parents. The hotline gives referrals and answers to parents' questions. The respite is for children under 9 years old who have no major medical needs. Respite gives parents a three-day break from their children. All necessities are provided for the children.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Crisis InterventionFamily Counseling AgenciesParent Counseling
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(By Need):FamiliesParents