The New York City Early Childhood Mental Health Network (ECMHN)

The ECMHN is a collection of specialized mental health services for young children and their families offering

  • Expert clinical staff using evidence-based and trauma-focused therapies
  • Mental health treatment for children birth to 5 years and their families
  • Short wait times for appointments
  • Services in languages other than English, including Spanish

*All clinics accept Medicaid and other insurance and work with families to ensure access.

Help families take the first step to get the support they need. Call to learn about the clinics and how to refer a family. Download our new ECTC parent flyer/postcard in the following: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu or Yiddish.

Get Directions

To Contact Your Nearest Clinic

Bronx (North)
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services
2488 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458
844-663-2255 (844-ONE-CALL)

Bronx (South)
Association to Benefit Children
1366 Inwood Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
929-288-4320

Manhattan
Northside Center for Child Development
1475 Park Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10029
212-426-3400

Queens
The Child Center of New York
163-18 Jamaica Ave, Queens, NY 11432
718-530-6892

Brooklyn (Northern and Eastern)
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services
255 E. 98th St, Brooklyn, NY 11212
844-663-2255 (844-ONE-CALL)

Brooklyn (Central and Southern)
OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services
1268 E 14th St, Brooklyn, NY 11230
800-603-6435 (800-603-OHEL)

Staten Island
Staten Island Mental Health Society, a division of Richmond University Medical Center
657 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
718-448-9775, ext. 551

Children Under 5 Initiative Agencies

Montefiore
Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center
1225 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th St, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Sheltering Arms
89-74 162nd St, 5th Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432

Safe Horizon
50 Court St, Suite 901
Brooklyn, NY 11201

University Settlement
184 Eldridge Street,
New York, NY 10002

For information about additional mental health clinics that serve children under 5 years, contact NYC Well, a confidential 24/7 helpline, staffed by trained counselors. They can provide referrals to services in over 200 languages. Call 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355), Text "WELL" to 65173, or Chat at nyc.gov/nycwell.