Social Emotional Support

Get Help Immediately

Text "WELL" to 65173, call 1-888-NYC-WELL (692-9355), or chat now(Open external link).

NYC-Well is a confidential mental health information and referral line with access to mobile crisis teams. Staffed by trained social workers 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

Interpretation services are offered for 200+ languages.


Mindfulness and Stress Management 

New York Times Mindfulness for Children https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/mindfulness-for-children

Smiling Mind

Mindfulness app and tips on stress management during COVID-19 https://blog.smilingmind.com.au/how-mindfulness-can-help-duringcoronavirus

Sesame Street Stress Management and Mindfulness  https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/you-matter-most/ 

Cosmic Kids Yoga YouTube Page https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

GoNoodle https://www.gonoodle.com/

Apps for Mindfulness and Stress Management:

•  Insight Timer

•  Calm

•  Headspace

•  Waking up Children

•  Smiling Mind

•  Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame


Hite Site offers a citywide online search for mental health, social services, and healthcare agencies.

Learn how you can assist others at the ThriveNYC Learning Center(Open external link)

Family Resource Centers offer free parent-to-parent support, advocacy, and mental health resources. Call:

Manhattan North: 212-410-1820

Manhattan South: 212-964-5253

Bronx North: 718-220-0456

Bronx South: 718-220-3868

Queens West: 718- 651-1960

Brooklyn North: 877-425-8133

Brooklyn South: 347-394-5186