COVID-19 Community Resources

COVID-19 Community Resources

Below you will find COVID-19 resources sorted by type of resource. At the bottom of the list, we have linked other massive resource banks compiled by dedicated community members and local organizations. We are committed to assisting our local community and grateful for all those providing necessary services during this time of crisis.

If you need assistance finding a resource that is not listed below, please e-mail us at info@nypeace.org.

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List of Sections

COVID-19 Information
Legal Information/Aid
Community Aid Networks
Food Support
Financial Support
Mental Health Support
Gender/Domestic Violence Aid
Education-related Support
Immigrant/Undocumented Community Support
Other Resource Banks

COVID-19 Information

CDC Information on COVID-19, how to protect yourself, and national advisories

NYS Department of Health – State advisories, information on COVID-19

NYC Health – Local NYC advisories, information on COVID-19

Text COVID to 692-692 for NYC coronavirus updates via text

Legal Information/Aid

NY Courts –Information on court services and closures

Legal Services –Legal assistance for low-income New Yorkers

Youth Represent –Legal services and support for youth with criminal cases

Housing Justice For All –FAQs/Information on evictions in NYS/NYC

Met Council Hotline: 212-979-0611 –For tenants rights questions and connections to housing information

Community Aid Networks

Mutual Aid NYC – Make requests for support (e.g. deliveries, supplies, check-ins) from local community members

You can find community specific pages here: http://mutualaid.nyc/get-involved/groups/

Food Support

Grab and Go Meals –Locates Grab and Go meals in NYC

COVID-19 Food Hub NYC –Resources for families/students in need of food

Financial Support

Coronavirus Financial Impact Loans –Interest free loans for those financially impacted by Coronavirus (e.g. wage loss, medical costs, child care, small business support)

File for Unemployment –NYS Unemployment Application

Resource Bank for Restaurant and Service Workers –Includes relief funds, unemployment information, and dedicated section for undocumented workers

Resource Bank for Freelance Artists –Includes emergency funds, aid networks, and legal information

Mental Health Support

Virus Anxiety –A dedicated website to coronavirus related anxiety with articles, tips, and resources

Mental Health Resource List – This document has information on support groups, therapy, family resources, crisis hotlines, etc.

NYC Well –Phone, Text, Online Chat assistance for New Yorkers dealing with various mental health concerns (e.g. stress, depression, drug/alcohol abuse)

Domestic/Gender Violence Aid

Safe HorizonHotlines and resources for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and crime

The Hotline 800 799 7233 –24/7 National domestic violence hotline

Trans Lifeline 877 565 8860 – Hotline and support for the trans community from a trans-led organization

Education-Related Support

DOE iPads/Devices for Students –Request form for learning devices for NYC students

WiFi/Cellphone Data Assistance –List of service providers providing free services or accommodations for  students and families

At-home Educational Resources –Resource list with activities and worksheets for students of all ages and various subject matters

Immigrant/Undocumented Community Support

The New York State Youth Leadership Council –An actively updated list for coronavirus related aid, wellness and support that prioritizes services for undocumented communities

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC – NYC resource list in Spanish and English

Other Resource Banks

NYC United Against Coronavirus – A comprehensive local NYC resource list