Center for Community Alternatives
39 West 19th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Phone Number - (212) 691-1911 (Business Hours: Mondays: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.; Tuesdays - Fridays: 9 A.M. - 5PM).

Provides referrals, educational and support services for HIV, harm reduction programs for women who are HIV positive and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs for women.
Provides client-specific planning and defender-based advocacy, as well as housing assistance for entitlements.
Provides employment service for women.

Department of Youth Services: New York City Youth Line
156 William Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Phone Number - (800) 246-4646 (
Business Hours; Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.-8 p.m.)

Fifty two (52)languages are spoken by staff members.

Provides access to 1000 resources for young people including runaways and HIV/AIDS sufferers. Services provided include; criminal justice, crisis intervention, drug and alcohol problems etc.
Staff can arrange for a young person with a troubled background to be taken out of a threatening domestic stituation before it escalates.
Staff can also provide assistance to adults dealing with young people from troubled backgrounds.

Domestic Violence Accountability Program for Men
346 Broadway, Room 400A
New York, NY 10013

Staff is bilingual (English and Spanish).

Phone Number; (212) 577-8233

Offers a twenty six (26) week educational program for men who batter and abuse an intimate partner.

Edwin Gould Services for Children
40 Rector Street, 12th floor
New York, NY 10006

Phone Number - (212) 437-3500
Fax Number - (212) 437-3597

Spanish, Creole, and Arabic are spoken by staff members

Operates One Plus One Program, a mentoring program for children of incarcerated mothers.
Children ranging in age from 4-15 years are matched up with an appropriate staff member.

Exponents, Inc.
151 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone Number - (212) 243-3434

Spanish is spoken by staff members.

Assistance provided For those individuals who are affected by addiction, HIV/AIDS, and other illnesses.
"Arrive" is a two (2) month recovery program offering life skills training and support services.
Assists individuals in obtaining the following benefits; housing, health care and drug treatment.

Family Justice, Inc.
272 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009

Phone Number - (212) 982-2335

The Family Bodega-Unity Plaza Housing
340 Williams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207

Phone Number - (718) 242-2650

For those families with loved ones who are incarcerated, coming home from prison, under supervision, or a young person who is at risk of becoming part of the Criminal Justice system.

Accepts only families (broadly defined) who live on the Lower East Side (First Avenue to the East River up to 14th Street), Unity Plaza and the Van Dyke Houses in Brooklyn.

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.
281 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010

Phone Number - (212) 777-4800

For information and/or referral to a wide range of social service agencies and counseling centers.

Friends Of Island Academy
330 West 38th Street, Room 301
New York, NY 10018

Phone Number - (212) 760-0755

Serves individuals ranging in age from 11-21 years who were formally incarcerated.
Offers the following services; counseling, leadership training, alternative education, pre-employment workshops, job placement.
Father Initiative Program - works with fathers ranging in age from 16 years and up.

10 St. Paul's Place
Wing B, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Phone Number - (718) 940-5200

Provides assistance in immigration, legal matters, housing, parenting skills, domestic violence, and child health.
Provides survival skills for youth and the elderly.
Provides aid services.

Hunts Point Domestic Violence Program
630 Jackson Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455

Phone Number - (718) 993-3006

Offers Domestic Violence Program for men over 18 years of age.
Consists of thirty three (33) weekly sessions.
Offers Anger Management Program for men and women.
Sliding fee scale is available.
Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 942-6906 or (800) 942-6908 for Spanish speaking individuals.(Available 24 hours).
To report child abuse: (800) 342-3720 (24 hours per day/7 days per week).
Elder Abuse Line: (212) 442- 3103- Assists Senior Citizens who are victims of crimes and elder abuse.
Chinese, Spanish, and Russian are spoken by staff members.

Incarcerated Mothers Program
1968 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Phone Number - (212) 410-4200

Provides Group, Individual, and Vocational counseling to the children of incarcerated mothers and guardians.
Tutorial services are provided.
Provides Post-Incarceration counseling for mothers and their children,
as well as Visitation Program services for a limited number of correctional facilities for children whose guardians are unable to take them for visits.

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Bronx - (718) 931-4045
Brooklyn - (718) 642-8955
Manhattan - (212) 582-9100
Staten Island - (718) 761-9800

For information and/or referral to a wide range of social service agencies and counseling centers

Justice Process Commission
121 North Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14614

Phone Number - (585) 325-7727
Fax Number - (585) 325-2165

Offers a Mentor Program for individuals with criminal records in Monroe County, NY.
Works with many county inmates prior to release.
JPC also addresses concerns about re-entering society.
Offers job-readiness training including resume writing, interview techniques, a job club and assistance in networking to find employment.

Manhattan's Veteran Center
32 Broadway, Suite 200
New York, NY 10004

Phone Number - (212) 620-3306

Spanish is spoken by staff members.

Provides counseling services for individuals who suffer from combat-related trauma.
Provides counseling services for men and women who have been sexually traumatized in the military.
Ex-offenders are welcome to take advantage of the services that this program provides.

Episcopal Social Services of New York
305 Seventh Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone Number - (212) 675-1000

Provides assistance to those individuals returning from custody in the New York State Corrections System:
Offers mentoring, job training, job readiness skills, educational assistance and health referrals.
Offers substance abuse treatment and group/individual therapy for those individuals dealing with re-entry stress, drug/alcohol abuse.
Offers anger management sessions.
Weekly support meetings at five (5) locations.

New York Foundling
590 Avenue of Americas
New York, NY 10011

Phone Number - (212) 886-4002

Provides 24/7 drop-in crisis services for distressed parents.
Provides a crisis nursery where children under 11 years of age can stay for up to 3 days in order to provide a "cooling-off" period for parents.
Also offers telephone counseling and referrals.

NYC Department of the Aging
2 Lafayette Street,
New York, NY 10007

Phone Number - 311 or (212) NEW YORK (If calling from outside the five boroughs)

Provides information and assistance to individuals who are raising grandchildren and other young relatives and who are in need of services to help raise them.

Sexual Behavior Clinic
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032

Phone Number: (212) 740-7330

Provides free service to adolescent sex offenders ranging in age from 13-17 1/2.
Includes evaluation and treatment, therapy sessions, information and referrals.

The Door-A Center of Alternatives
555 Broome Street,
New York, NY 10013

Phone Number - (212) 941-9090
Business Hours; Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. -8 a.m.; Fridays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Provides family planning as well as legal, educational, vocational counseling services.

The Hope Program
1 Smith Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone - (718) 852-9307

Provides job-readiness training for low income, homeless, and formerly homeless adults.
Participants must be 18 years or older.
Particpants must be drug and alcohol free.

Office Locations

Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007-1312
Main Number: 212-805-0040
Fax: 212-805-0046 or 212-805-0047

Hon. Charles L. Brieant Jr. Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
300 Quarropas Street
Ground Floor
White Plains, NY 10601-1901
Main Number: 914-390-4040
Fax: 914-390-4055

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