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The Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) in Manhattan provides free, confidential information, referral and support services to families and professionals working with children with diagnosed or suspected special needs.

In New York City, there is an ECDC in each borough. Children of families referred to the ECDC should reside in the borough and be between birth and five years of age.

Even in today's digital age we find that telephone is the best method to communicate with families. Contact the ECDC in Manhattan Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff members will return all missed calls within one to two business days.

Our Location

ECDC in Manhattan

New York Presbyterian Hospital
409 East 60th Street, Suite 3-312
New York, NY 10022

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Phone: 212-746-6175
Fax: 212-746-8895
Email: ecdc@nyp.org

Staff Members

Marilyn Rubinstein, MS Director
E-mail: mrubinst@nyp.org
Jill Sakowitz,
LMSW
Social Worker/Early Childhood Specialist
E-mail: jis9014@nyp.org
Toni Rodriguez, LMSW Social Worker/Early Childhood Specialist
E-mail: tor9009@nyp.org
Dolores Connolly Secretary

ECDCs in Other Boroughs

The Bronx

Early Childhood Direction Center
Bronx Independent Living Services
4419 Third Avenue, Suite 2C
Bronx, NY 10457
Telephone: 347-271-8159
website

Brooklyn

Early Childhood Direction Center
United Cerebral Palsy of NYC, Inc.
160 Lawrence Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Telephone: 718-437-3794
website

Queens

Early Childhood Direction Center
Queens Center for Progress
81-15 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
Telephone: 718-215-1299
website

Staten Island

Early Childhood Direction Center
Staten Island University Hospital
242 Mason Avenue, 1st Floor
Staten Island, NY 10305
Telephone: 718-226-6670
website

Contact

Early Childhood Direction Center

New York Presbyterian Hospital
409 East 60th Street, Suite 3-312
New York, NY 10022

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Phone: 212-746-6175
Fax: 212-746-8895
Email: ecdc@nyp.org