Early Childhood Mental Health Network

Parents worried about their children’s emotions or behaviors can get specialized mental health treatment for their children. Provided by Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and Mayor's Office of Community Mental Health.

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What it is

If you’re a parent who is concerned about your child’s emotions, behavior, or relationships, you can get help. An early childhood therapeutic center can help you address these challenges early.

Early childhood therapeutic centers offer:

  • Specialized mental health treatment for children from birth to age five and their families.
  • Access to family peer advocates and connection to ongoing support.

Who it’s for

Parents/Caregivers and young children from birth to age 5.


Centers accept Medicaid and other insurance. They’ll also work with you to ensure access.

How to get in touch

Call and make an appointment at a Center near you. There are Centers in every borough.