Early Childhood Direction Center

As of June 30, 2019, the Brooklyn Early Childhood Direction Center is closed.

Please read a message from the New York State Education Department about the Early Childhood and Community Engagement (FACE) Centers that will be operational in the near future for students with disabilities.

Early Childhood and School-age Family and
Community Engagement (FACE) Centers


In the interim, you may contact the following for assistance to access services for children that have delays or disabilities, birth through age twenty-one:

INCLUDEnyc: www.includenyc.org

Helpline: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm (English: (212) 677-4660; Spanish: (212) 677-4668)

Advocates for Children of New York: www.advocatesforchildren.org (866) 427-6033

Parent to Parent of New York State: www.parenttoparentnys.org/offices/new-york-city (800) 405-8818

Sinergia: www.sinergiany.org (212) 643-2840