Children and Teens

Children and Teens

  • 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.

  • Research and policy organization that promotes strategies to help children in poverty by access to educational, support, and health services. Affiliated with Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.

  • Children of the Night is a privately funded non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 through 17 who are sexually abused and forced into prostitution. When children call the national CN hotline, a trained counselor is ready to assist. Organization provides support, educational services, shelter, and other help.

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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.

E-MAIL

Request Help: peo@legalmomentum.org

Media Inquiries: pressinfo@legalmomentum.org

Donations and Events: friends@legalmomentum.org

Website Issues/Other Inquiries: info@legalmomentum.org

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