New York Council on Adoptable Children (COAC) – Kinship Program

New York Council on Adoptable Children (COAC) – Kinship Program


New York Council on Adoptable Children (COAC) – 
333 West 39th Street, Suite 201
New York, NY 10018
Program Contact: Joann Buttaro, Melissa Holiday
Phone: (212) 475-0222 ext. 232
Cell: (646) 483-5901

COAC’s Kinship Program serves kinship caregivers with no formal designation and legal custodian families in the New York (Manhattan) and Queens counties.

At the New York City Family Permanency Center, we provide adoptive and post guardianship families with engaging and beneficial support services. Our goal is to strengthen family relationships and functioning. We provide crisis and ongoing counseling services, referrals to community-based services, advocacy services, and informative workshops for parents and youth. We provide a wide array of services, and are committed to meeting your family’s needs.

Services Provided:
- Individual and family counseling in your home and at COAC’s office
- Advocacy and referral services for mental health, counseling, and other community services
- Support Groups and Educational Workshops
- Help finding mentoring, tutoring, career and academic planning, employment and other services for youth.
- Telephone WARMLINE for information and crisis counseling
- Coordination with COAC’s legal services for families affected by HIV/AIDS
These services can be provided in the home, community, and/or office. All services are available in English and Spanish.

A New York State Office of Children and Family Services Kinship Caregivers Program

Contact Information
333 West 39th Street, Suite 201, New York, New York 10018
Joann Buttaro, Melissa Holiday
  • New York City
  • Queens
  • Kinship Care Services