Parent Support Hotline
Support Hotlines National and local NYC hotlines for resources, emotional support, and guidance for parents in crisis and in need of a knowledgeable and a helpful listening ear.
NY Foundling 888-435-7553
Support by providing resources over the phone. The crisis nursery is closed.
Parents Helping Parents Stress Line 1-800-632-8188
Support for parents feeling overwhelmed, stressed, etc.
Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD/1-800-422-4453
Parents can call to talk to a counselor about the stress they are under or young people can call to ask for help for themselves and talk to a counselor
Su Familia: The National Hispanic Family Health Helpline 1-866-783-2645
Spanish helpline for families that need support and information
National Parent Helpline-1-855- 4A PARENT / 1-855-427-2736
Emotional support, resources, advice and more from a peer advocate
NYC Well-1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355), Text WELL to 65173,
Chat at https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/
Free, confidential, 24/7 mental health support by speaking to a local counselor via phone, text, or chat in more than 200 languages.
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1−800−799−7233
Support for people with experiences of domestic violence. Resources for those quarantined with their abuser.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Free, confidential, 24/7 support for people in mental health or suicide crises. Can call for yourself or on behalf of someone else.
Need to Talk - COVID-19- English.pdf
Need to Talk - COVID-19 SPANISH.pdf
Compiled for use in NYC by the Office of School Health- Mental Health Unit