Mental Health Resources

The Child Center of NY

The Jamaica Family Wellness Center 

163-18 Jamaica Avenue, Second Floor

Jamaica, NY 11432

Phone: 718-297-8000

Fax: 718-262-8228

The Child Center also offers individual and family counseling through the Asian Outreach Program, which was developed in response to the unique needs of the Asian community. Our highly trained bilingual and bicultural therapists understand firsthand the hardships of immigration and are able to break through the language and cultural barriers that often keep Asian children and families from getting the help they need and deserve. 


NYC Well

NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential crisis counseling, mental health and substance misuse support, information and referral. You can reach the toll-free help line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone, text and online chat. Mental health professionals there can link you to the services you need.


NYC Well’s counselors and peer specialists are trained to listen to you and provide the following services:


988 is New York City’s free, confidential support, crisis intervention, and information and referral service for anyone seeking help for mental health and/or substance misuse concerns, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.



Additional Links

988 Suicide and Crisis LifelineOpens in a new browser tab - NYC 988 is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. At any hour of any day, in almost any language, from phone, tablet or computer, NYC 988 is your connection to get the help you need. Text or call 988 or connect on their website.
Hite SiteOpens in a new browser tab - A website that offers a citywide online search for mental health, social services, and healthcare agencies.
Crisis Text LineOpens in a new browser tab - Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via mediums people already use and trust. Text HOME to 741741 or connect on their website.
Vibrant Emotional Health Family & Youth Peer Support ServicesOpens in a new browser tab - Any parent or caregiver of a child under 18 with emotional or behavioral health challenges in New York City, as well as youths up to age 24 who could benefit from additional emotional or behavioral support. All services are free of charge and offered in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese. The following is the information for the Queens location: Family Youth and Peer Support – Queens Alliance 29-46 Northern Blvd, 2nd Floor Queens, New York 11101 Phone: (718) 651-1960. Families can also connect by visiting their website.
JED FoundationOpens in a new browser tab - The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults, giving them the skills and support they need to thrive today…and tomorrow. 
NAMI NYC Metro (National Alliance on Mental Illness of NYC)Opens in a new browser tab - Helps Families And Individuals Affected By Mental Illness Build Better Lives Through Education, Support, And Advocacy. 
Osborne AssociationOpens in a new browser tab - The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal legal system. Our programs create opportunities for people to thrive through healthy relationship courses, substance use disorder treatment, job training, mentoring, and other support inside courtrooms, jails, prisons, and the community. 
NYC TeenspaceOpens in a new browser tab - NYC Teenspace is a free mental health support program available to any teenager age 13 to 17 living in New York City. Whether you struggle with mental health challenges or just want somebody to talk to about your everyday ups and downs, you can sign up for Teenspace to be connected to a licensed therapist for ongoing support. You will also get access to online mental health exercises to complete at your own pace. Teenspace is offered by the NYC Health Department and powered by Talkspace.