Queen's Child Guidance Center

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Founded in 1953, the Queens Child Guidance Center 's mission is to nurture the emotional well-being of children and families in Queens .  Since our inception, we have helped thousands of children and families with the many issues negatively impacting their lives.  Four years ago, the New York City Department of Mental Health acknowledged this by selecting the Center to receive its annual agency mental hygiene award, given as a symbol of service excellence and exceptional program performance.

We understand that the needs of children and families are complex and offer a diverse range of services at our 11 therapeutic sites and in 50 public schools.  We believe that strong, nurturing relationships are essential to children's positive growth and development.  We recognize that family, community, school, culture and the agency itself constitute a dynamic system.  With these critical concepts in mind, we aim to positively impact children's relationships within family, school, community, culture and our programs. We serve the most ethnically diverse county in America .  That is why we have a bi-lingual and bi-cultural staff who, together, speak 28 languages.

Everything that is essential for the mother to know, check out kir.org for information in starting right from the day your baby comes into this world is provided here in a easy to understand manner.


  • Child development and support services for families with children newborn to five to prepare youngsters for school and give them the best possible starts in life.
  • Counseling for children, adolescents and parents to ameliorate the impact of emotional and behavioral issues and substance abuse problems.
  • Education and literacy and math enhancement and remedial tutoring to excite youngsters about learning and improve academic performance.
  • Family intervention with families to protect children from child abuse, neglect and foster care placement.
  • Home visiting and coordination of all necessary services to prevent psychiatric hospitalization of children and adolescents.
  • Youth development and after-school programs that utilize the arts, recreation, academics, vocational preparation and youth employment to enhance young people ' s capacities and self empowerment.


60-02 Queens Boulevard  Woodside,
NY 11377  
The Child Center of New York

(718)-651-7770, X200

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