Community Resources

Coronavirus Information:

Immediate Needs

Invisible Hands - safe, free deliveries of RX & groceries for the most at risk in NYC and parts of NJ. Request a delivery or Volunteer

Lower Manhattan stores delivering groceries (from Downtown Alliance)

Stay Current

Text COVID to 692-692 to get SMS text updates with latest news and developments in New York City

News from the Mayor's Office

Sign up for COVID-19 email updates from New York State

Service and travel updates from the MTA 

Health

Health tips from the NYC Department of Health

The World Health Organization

Parents & Children

Updates from the NYC Department of Education

Application for Department of Education loan of iPad for student remote learning.   Download multilingual application instructions.

Coronavirus related resources for mothers and expectant mothers from Hudson River Park Mothers Group

Free day-by-day projects to keep at-home kids reading, thinking, and growing from Scholastic

Money & Business

Information on resources for business owners from the NYC Department of Small Business Services

Taxi driver guidance from the Taxi & Limousine Commission

The 7-day waiting period for unemployment assistance has been waived. If you were recently laid off (even if it's only temporary), you can file for unemployment here

More

Have COVID-19 questions? Ask a scientist

Have Coronavirus anxiety? Resources for anxiety and your mental health

Elected Officials

Federal:

U.S. Senator for New York, Kirsten Gillibrand
https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov

U.S. Senator for New York, Charles E. Schumer
https://www.schumer.senate.gov

U.S. Congressman, 10th District, Jerrold Nadler
https://nadler.house.gov

U.S. Congresswoman, 7th District, Nydia M. Velazquez
https://velazquez.house.gov

U.S. Congresswoman, 12th District, Carolyn B. Maloney
https://maloney.house.gov

Lookup Your Congressmember
https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

New York State:

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo
https://www.governor.ny.gov

NYS Lieutenant Governor, Kathy Hochul
https://www.governor.ny.gov/aboutlieutenantgovernor

NYS Attorney General, Letitia James
https://ag.ny.gov

NYS Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli
https://www.osc.state.ny.us

NYS Senator, 27th SD, Brad Hoylman
https://www.nysenate.gov/senators/brad-hoylman

NYS Senator, 26th SD, Brian Kavanagh
https://www.nysenate.gov/senators/brian-kavanagh

NYS Assemblymember, 66th AD, Deborah J. Glick
https://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Deborah-J-Glick

NYS Assemblymember, 65th AD, Yuh-Line Niou
https://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Yuh-Line-Niou

Lookup Your NY State Senator
https://www.nysenate.gov/find-my-senator

Lookup Your NY State Assemblymember
https://nyassembly.gov/mem/search/

NYS Committee, 65th AD, Christopher Marte
http://www.martenyc.com

NYS Committee, 65th AD, Jenny Lam Low

NYS Committee, 66th AD, Ben Yee
http://www.benjaminyee.com

NYS Committee, 66th AD, Rachel Levine

Manhattan County District Leaders
http://manhattandemocrats.org/about/district-leaders/

New York City:

NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio
https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/

NYC Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer
https://comptroller.nyc.gov

NYC Public Advocate, Jumaane Williams
https://pubadvocate.nyc.gov

Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer
http://manhattanbp.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml


NYC City Council Speaker and District 3 Councilmember, Corey Johnson
https://council.nyc.gov/district-3/

NYC City Councilmember, District 1, Margaret S. Chin
https://council.nyc.gov/district-1/

NYC City Councilmember, District 2, Carlina Rivera
https://council.nyc.gov/district-2/

Lookup Your City Council Member
https://council.nyc.gov/districts/

Get Neighborhood Information
https://www1.nyc.gov/apps/311utils/addressinfo.htm

Find Your Poll Site
https://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/search

Community Boards

Manhattan Community Board 1: Financial District, Seaport/Civic Center, Tribeca, Ellis Island, Governor's Island, Liberty Island
http://www.nyc.gov/mcb1

Manhattan Community Board 2: Greenwich Village, SoHo, NoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, Hudson Square and Gansevoort Market
http://www.nyc.gov/html/mancb2/html/home/home.shtml

Manhattan Community Board 3: Lower East Side, Chinatown, Two Bridges, Tompkins Square and East Village
http://www.nyc.gov/html/mancb3/html/home/home.shtml

NYPD

1st Precinct: WTC, Tribeca, Wall Street and west side of Broadway in SoHo
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/precincts/1st-precinct.page

5th Precinct: Chinatown, Little Italy, Bowery, east side of Broadway in SoHo
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/precincts/5th-precinct.page

6th Precinct: Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/precincts/6th-precinct.page

7th Precinct: Lower East Side
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/precincts/7th-precinct.page

9th Precinct: NoHo, East Village
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/patrol/precincts/9th-precinct.page

311 Online

NYC 311 Online
https://www1.nyc.gov/311/

NYC Public Schools

Find my public school
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/find-a-school

Universal Pre-Kindergarten
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/pre-k

Register for Public Kindergarten
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/kindergarten

Apply to Public Middle School
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/middle-school

Apply to Public High School
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/high-school

Downtown Public Elementary Schools

BPC

PS / IS 276 (Battery Park City School)

PS 89

Tribeca

PS 234

PS 150

Seaport

PS 343 Peck Slip School

Downtown

PS / I S 397 Spruce Street

PS 130 Hernando DeSoto School

LES

PS 1 Alfred E. Smith

PS 2 Meyer London

PS 42 Benjamin Altman

PS 124 Yung Wing

PS / IS 126 Jacob August Riis / MAT

Affordable Housing

Apply for Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE)
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/rentfreeze/tools/scrie-applications.page

Apply for Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE)
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/1522/disability-rent-increase-exemption-drie-program

Subscribe to NYC Housing Connect to find out about upcoming affordable housing lotteries
http://lb.benchmarkemail.com/listbuilder/signupnew?rL7EU6XzCdqrMyPWA5knThBOtDtY377c7Z3ArGOgkV5oHob%252BACS9Ug%253D%253D

City Council Speaker Johnson's Free Housing Clinic
http://www.coreyjohnson.nyc/free-housing-clinic-service/

Mobilization for Justice Advocacy & Legal Services
http://mobilizationforjustice.org

Healthcare

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/index.page

NYC HHC, Gouverneur Medical Center
227 Madison Street
https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/gouverneur/contact-us/

NY Presbyterian, Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William St.
https://www.nyp.org/lowermanhattan/contact-hospital

Planned Parenthood
26 Bleecker
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/new-york/new-york/10012/margaret-sanger-center-3325-91110

Apicha Community Health Center
400 Broadway
https://www.apicha.org