Children and Teens

Children and Teens

  • Provides support and referral to local help and resources for youth in crisis.

  • Deals with child abuse issues. Helpline provides legal assistance, referrals, public policy monitoring, technical assistance to protective parties, referrals, courtwatch information and public education. Focuses especially in cases where justice system response has fallen short.

  • Social justice organization that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) youth  NYAC's National Resource Clearinghouse is the most comprehensive collection of information and materials on issues affecting LGBTQ youth. The National Resource Clearinghouse provides information, referrals, and materials to NYAC members, LGBTQ youth, service providers, educators, the media, and other advocates. Assistance on HIV/STD prevention and Comprehensive Sexuality Education.

  • Non-profit network of advocacy centers providing prevention, intervention, and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children and their families within a child-focused team approach.

  • Provides legal representation and legal referrals to young people in the juvenile justice system. Holistic approach includes comprehensive social services for youth offenders.  Also provides free legal assistance to advocates and attorneys.

  • Information, resources, referrals on child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and other family violence issues.

  • Advocacy and public policy to protect legal, civil, and educational rights of children, especially children with disabilities, children of color, and children living in poverty.

  • Focuses on prevention of sexual abuse of children. Provides adults and communities with tools they can use to prevent sexual abuse - before there’s a victim to heal or an offender to punish. Network of community-based programs help adults who are worried about their own behavior, or that of others. Confidential helpline provides support, information and resources that enable individuals and families to keep children safe and to create healthier communities.

  • Legal advocacy organization dedicated to protecting children and their rights.  No direct assistance provided, but referrals and information are available. Additionally, provides technical assistance to attorneys who are representing children.

  • Break the Cycle provides education, programs, and other resources to help teens and young people recognize and end dating violence and violent relationships.

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OFFICES

16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10016

(212) 925-6635

HelpLine: 212-925-6635 ext. 650

NOTE: We do not take walk-in requests for assistance.
You must make an appointment in advance.

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Request Help: help@legalmomentum.org

Media Inquiries: pressinfo@legalmomentum.org

Donations and Events: friends@legalmomentum.org

Website Issues/Other Inquiries: info@legalmomentum.org

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