Help for at-risk youth

Family Assessment Program (FAP) | NYC Administration for Children’s Services

Family Services Grade-Schooler Pre-Teen Teen Young Adult

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them over the phone. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page

Families can get help with everyday problems, such as children skipping school or substance use, through the Family Assessment Program (FAP). FAP helps families deal with situations without involving the courts.


  • Children up to 18 years old and their families who are struggling to relate to one another can get help
  • Any family can get help from FAP; you do NOT need to have an open ACS case


  • Visit the FAP program website for more information.
  • Contact the FAP office by phone or in person, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in their borough offices:

Manhattan Family Court
60 Lafayette St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
212- 341-0012

345 Adams St., 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718- 260-8550 or 718- 260-8508

Queens Family Court, 4th Floor
151-20 Jamaica Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11433

220 E. 161st St., 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10451
718-590-6700 or 718-590-7987

Staten Island
350 St. Mark’s Place, 5th Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301

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Home visits for pregnant women and girls

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Home visits for new moms

Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)

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New moms can get home visits from health professionals to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connections to community resources.

Sleeping safe & cribs for babies

Safe Sleep Initiative

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Families can get information on creating a safe sleep environment for their baby and may qualify for a free crib.

Updated March 31, 2020