Helpful Resources for Assistance during Covid-19
COVID Rent Relief Program (apply until 7/30/2020) - https://hcr.ny.gov/RRP
Please note the application period will be open through July 30. This program is not providing assistance on a first come, first served basis. More information
Get Alerts from Notify NYC
To find your representative, go to http://www.mygovnyc.org/ and then contact your representatives’ offices to sign up. Text “COVID” to 692-692 for Notify NYC alerts. Text “New York” to 81336 for updates from the Governor’s Office. Click here to sign-up for COVID-19 updates from New York State.
Food Resources - full list at this site: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/contact/services/COVID-19FoodAssistance.shtml
During the COVID-19 public health crisis, New York City is taking steps to make sure every New Yorker has access to the food they need.
Use this site to find deliveries; EBT; SNAP benefits; lists for food assistance and more.
Meals available in the city: FoodPantries.org - Find food pantries by location all over New York
Emergency Food Hotline: https://access.nyc.gov/programs/emergency-food-assistance/
Mental Health & Wellness
Trauma-Informed Care Resources for Families
NYC Well: Free, confidential mental-health services are available 24/7 in over 200 languages. Support is available by calling 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355), texting "WELL" to 65173, or via online chat at nyc.gov/nycwell.
Help Now NYC: Employment resources, food assistance, health and medical assistance, emotional support and spiritual care are available through Help Now NYC.