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Looking for help for yourself or your family?  Explore the resources below for help.

Help by State/Territory/Tribe

New Jersey

New Jersey Child Support Enforcement

Department of Human Services/Child Support Division
 1-877-NJKIDS1
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Jens Feck jens.feck@acf.hhs.gov

New Jersey Child Welfare

New Jersey Department of Children and Families 1-877-543-7864
Report Child Abuse/Neglect 1-877 NJ ABUSE or 1-877-652-2873
TTY (1-800-835-5510)
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Junius Scott junius.scott@acf.hhs.gov

New Jersey Developmental Disabilities

New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities 609-292-3745

New Jersey Head Start

Toll Free: 1-866-763-6481

New Jersey Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


WorkFirst NJ 609-292-3717
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Frank Ceruto frank.ceruto@acf.hhs.gov


New Jersey Child Care

Department of Human Services/Division of Family Development 609-588-2163
Toll Free: 800-332-9227
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Barbara Carlson

New York

New York City Child Welfare

Administration for Children's Services 877-KIDSNYC
Report Child Abuse/Neglect 1-800-342-3720

New York Child Support Enforcement


NYS OTDA Division of Child Support Enforcement
 1-888-208-4485
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Jens Feck jens.feck@acf.hhs.gov

New York Child Welfare

New York State Office of Children and Family Services 518-473-7793

Report Child Abuse/Neglect 1-800-342-3720
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Junius Scott junius.scott@acf.hhs.gov

New York Developmental Disabilities

New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 518-486-7505 

Toll Free:  800-395-3372
  TDD:  518-402-3486

Head Start

Toll Free: 1-866-763-6481

New York Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
 1-800-342-3009
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Frank Ceruto frank.ceruto@acf.hhs.gov

New York Child Care

NYS OCFS Division of Child Care Services 518-474-9454 Toll Free: 800-345-KIDS
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Barbara Carlson

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Child Support Enforcement

Administración para el Sustento de Menores 787-767-1500
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Jens Feck jens.feck@acf.hhs.gov

Puerto Rico Child Welfare

Administración de Familias y Niños
Report Child Abuse/Neglect 800-981-8333
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Junius Scott junius.scott@acf.hhs.gov

Puerto Rico Developmental Disabilities

Consejo Estatal sobre Deficiencias en el Desarrollo 787-722-0595

Puerto Rico Head Start


Toll Free: 1-866-763-6481

Puerto Rico Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


Administración de Desarrollo Socioeconómicode la Familia 787-294-0738
ACF Point of Contact - Frank Ceruto frank.ceruto@acf.hhs.gov

Puerto Rico Child Care

Administración para el Cuidado y Desarrollo Integral de la Niñez 787-724-7474
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Barbara Carlson

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Child Support

Paternity and Child Support Division 340-775-3070 ext. 4050
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Jens Feck jens.feck@acf.hhs.gov

Virgin Islands Head Start

Toll Free: 1-866-763-6481

Virgin Islands Child Welfare

Virgin Islands DHS Division of Children, Youth and Families 340-774-4393
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Junius Scott junius.scott@acf.hhs.gov

Virgin Islands Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Virgin Islands Department of Human Services 

340-774-0930 x 4373 (St. Thomas & St. Johns) / 340-773-1919 (St. Croix)
ACF (Federal) Point of Contact - Frank Ceruto frank.ceruto@acf.hhs.gov

Virgin Islands Child Care

Virgin Islands DHS Child Care and Regulatory Services
340-774-0930
340-773-1404 (St. Croix)
340-774-0001 (St. Thomas)
340-776-8484 (St. John)