About Us

Welcome to Seamen’s Society for Children and Families, a beacon of hope for New York families. Since our founding in 1846, we have been steadfast in our commitment to strengthening and securing the safety and well-being of children and families entrusted to our care.

Our Programs

Seamen’s Society works tirelessly to protect and care for our communities’ most vulnerable children. We also provide support to families facing challenges such as mental illness, alcohol addiction, substance abuse, domestic/intimate partner violence, and other circumstances that threaten a child’s safety and future. Our approach is trauma-informed and compassionate, ensuring that we meet the unique needs of the diverse communities we serve.

Our Mission

The mission of Seamen’s Society for Children and Families is to provide the highest quality services in the community to strengthen and preserve families so that children and adults have the opportunity to realize their full potential.

Our Vision

We are DEFINED by our unique legacy as a safe haven for New York families in crisis.

We are DRIVEN to secure the well-being of children and strengthen families in a manner that’s just, guided by knowledge, and delivered with unmatched excellence.

We are INSPIRED by the opportunity to help build vibrant and healthy futures, and be WORTHY of the lives entrusted to our care.

We are Seamen’s Society.

How You Can Support Our Mission

Donate Now

Your contribution directly impacts the lives of children and families in crisis. Join us in creating a brighter future.

Spread the Word

Share our mission with your friends, family, and on social media. Together, we can make a difference.

Learn more about us

Explore our programs and initiatives. Stay informed about our efforts to strengthen families and protect children. Thank you for being a part of our journey. Together, we shape a safer, more compassionate world.