Kids In Crisis

The mission of Kids In Crisis (KIC) is to ensure the well-being of children through vital 24 hour services. To this end, KIC provides free, 24/7 crisis intervention, counseling, and emergency shelter, , and advocacy for CT children and families at the national, state, and local levels. Since inception in 1978, KIC has provided critical social services to over 154,500 children and their families. The goals of KIC are: 1.To ensure that children/youth referred to KIC receive immediate intervention and outreach counseling, shelter & aftercare services most appropriate to their needs; 2.To maintain a strong community presence by providing prevention & outreach services that give children, youth, and the adults with whom they interact the information and skills needed to reduce the likelihood of abuse and trauma, to identify and manage problems before they are in crisis; and 3.To take a leadership role in identifying and advocating for the needs of children & youth at risk in CT.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|86.43 Score


(3/4)|84.28 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

One Salem Street
Cos Cob, CT 06807