Early Childhood Direction Center

The Early Childhood Direction Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is no longer in operation as of 6/30/2019.

Below are resources to assist families and professionals in accessing services for young children with delays and disabilities.

Early Intervention Program – NYC DOH/MH

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/early-intervention.page

  • Referrals: Call 311
  • Manhattan Regional Office: 212-436-0900
  • Office of Consumer Affairs: 347-396-6828

Preschool Special Education Services – NYC DOE

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/special-education/preschool-to-age-21/moving-to-preschool

  • School District Locator: https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/1685/find-a-school-district
  • Committee on Preschool Special Education: Region 9 / Districts 1, 2 and 4
    333 Seventh Avenue, 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    917-339-1600
  • Committee on Preschool Special Education: Region 10 / Districts 3, 5 and 6
    388 West 125th Street, 7th Floor
    New York, NY 10027
    212-342-8300
  • DOE Special Education Hotline: 718-935-2007

Email Contacts – NYC DOE

NYS Education Department

http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed

NYC Child Care Resource and Referral Consortium

http://nycccrr.org
888-469-5999

Advocates for Children of New York

ttps://www.advocatesforchildren.org
Education Helpline:
866-427-6033 (toll free)
Monday - Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00pm

INCLUDEnyc

http://www.includenyc.org
English: 212-677-4660 Spanish: 212-677-4668
Helpline: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00pm