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Office of Mental Health

New York City Children's Center (NYCCC)

(718) NYC-CKID
(718) 692-2543


NYCCC cares for children and young adults, ages 5-21. Learn about our facilities and services:


NYCCC is a leader in providing quality behavioral health services that are:

All services are of the highest quality, culturally relevant, and incorporate families as partners in the treatment process.

We continuously strive to improve the quality and efficacy of services through an ongoing process of assessment and evaluation.


Provide comprehensive, individualized mental health treatment to children and adolescents with mental illness in a therapeutic environment.


NYCCC pursues excellence by engaging in activities that promote quality, innovation, and efficiency.

We believe every person has individual worth and deserves the right to be treated with dignity and kindness.

Our services are family- focused and youth-centered.

We provide services in a therapeutic, strength building environment; free from injury, danger, or emotional harm.

We are tolerant and respectful of differences in:

NYCCC staff members maintain high ideals of ethical conduct and behavior


Brooklyn Campus
1819 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Telephone: (718) 613-3100

Queens Campus
74-03 Commonwealth Boulevard
Bellerose, NY 11426
Phone: (718) 264-4500

Bronx Campus
1300 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718) 239-3600

NYCCC-Bronx Campus Community Services
595 Gerard Ave
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: 929-348-4561

Age Groups & Area Served

The Center serves children between the ages of 5 and 21 in the Greater NYC Region. Exact age varies by program.


Thank you for your considering NYCCC. We offer an array of services to meet your youth’s needs. For more information and to make referrals please call the Central Access Team at: 718-264-4777.

Inpatient referral to eFax: 718-264-4810 Community referral to eFax: 718-613-3788, Email:

Contact Our Leadership Team

Executive Director 718-264-4505
Facility Clinical Director 718-264-4585
President of the Medical Staff Organization 929-348-3682
Deputy Director for Facility Administration Services 718-264-4534
Deputy Director for Quality Management 718-264-4578
Deputy Director for Operations 718-264-4712
Chief Nursing Officer 718-264-4577

Employment Opportunities

Learn more about employment at NYCCC


The Joint Commission Gold Seal

New York City Children’s Center is accredited by The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission’s standards deal with organization quality, patient safety issues and the
environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid
information about such matters may contact:

Office of Quality & Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
1 Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: 800-994-6610
Fax: 630-792-5636


Inpatient Treatment

NYCCC delivers comprehensive treatment and services based on individualized assessment. Our inpatient teams provide treatment in a structured, therapeutic environment. Locations: Queens and Bronx Campus.

Community Services


NYCCC clinical staff have access to clinical experts through ongoing consultations and on-site educational programming


NYCCC offers registered nurse psychiatric clinical rotations with affiliated nursing programs.


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training rotations are available for fellows from our affiliate programs at:


Social Work

NYCCC is an approved training site for all accredited Schools of Social Work (MSW)

Creative Arts Therapy/Recreation Therapy

NYCCC provides accredited Art Therapy internships to graduate students and new graduates working towards licensure/certification. The goal of the program is to gain practical work experience. Interns are an integral part of the interdisciplinary treatment team providing specialized services in their area of expertise to the youth we serve.


The NYCCC Volunteer programs offer enrichment opportunities to both the volunteer and the recipient. We welcome caring, committed volunteers within our community who would like to help children reach their potential. Our volunteers must be at least 21 years of age.

Donations for the benefit of the children during the holiday season are welcome. For further information on volunteering time or donating material items, please call (718) 264-4506.

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the New York City Children's Center.