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Special Needs

Family services for students with disabilities

Special Education Parent Centers | NYS Department of Education

1. How it Works

Special Education Parent Centers provide information and resources to families of students with disabilities. The centers can help families be more involved in their child’s education, understand their child’s disabilities, resolve issues with families and school districts early, and more.

  • Services for students and families are offered at no cost
  • Training sessions are also offered at no cost

More ways to get help with this program

Visit the website

Visit the NY State Parent Center website for more information and services.

Email a Parent Center

Email a Parent Center for more information:

Call 311

Ask for Special Education Parent Centers

Call a Parent Center

Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens: 212-677-4660 (English) 212-677-4668 (Spanish).
Staten Island: 718-494-4872.

Visit a center

Find a center to get help in person.