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JustFix

 
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justfix.org/es (Español)
hello@justfix.nyc

 
Justfix.nyc offers a free and secure tool for tenants to send their landlord a formal letter by USPS Certified Mail requesting repairs in their apartment. The service then follows up with the tenant to confirm whether the landlord rectified the problem. Users must create a password-protected account using their first and last name, address, lease type, and phone number.
 
How to Apply
Click here to access the tool and a video tutorial on how to use the tool.
 
More Information
Visit Justfix.nyc/en.
 
Updated on September 13, 2022


Project Hospitality – Health Homes

 
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150C Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 420-1475/347-359-7823 | healthhomes@projecthospitality.org

 
Project Hospitality offers free care management services and resources for social needs.
 
Services
Medical
You must be a Medicaid recipient over age 21.
— Round-trip transportation to medical appointments
— Free resource referrals
— Health education by a Registered Nurse
— Free health assessments by a care coordinator
— Counseling psychiatric evaluations and different types of therapies designed to address anxiety, grief, depression, and other mental/behavioral health challenges (phone no. 718-273-8409)
 
Social Needs
Services can be provided in English or Spanish.
The youth drop-in center: Youth ages 14-24. Open 24/They also offer mental health counseling. You can come to 27 Port Richmond Avenue for:
— Access to computers
— Academic/career counseling
— Housing referrals
— Clothes
— Mental health counseling
— Health insurance, free legal/immigration advice, free tax preparation, and financial counseling.
Food pantry: open at 514 Bay Street every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m – phone no. 718-815-0800)
Soup kitchen: now opens at 11:30 a.m. on Tues/Thurs.
— Free legal/immigration advice
— Free tax preparation, and financial advice

Help Center at 514 Bay Street (phone no. 718-448-3470)
Help Center at 221 Heberton Avenue (phone no. 718-420-6466)

 
Languages
Services can be provided in English or Spanish.
 
How to Apply
— Counseling psychiatric evaluations and services, call (718) 273-8409
— Other medical needs, call (718) 420-1475
— Food pantry, call 718-815-0800
— Please call for a virtual appointment. Available services include assistance applying for public benefits
 
More Information
For More Information, their main/general phone number is (718) 448-1544.
 
Updated on September 13, 2022


Children’s Aid Staten Island Family Services Center – Health Connections

 
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(718) 273-5305 / (212) 949-4950
for the Health Connections team
hc@childrensaidnyc.org
 
Children’s Aid care coordinators provide free medical care management services for children with Medicaid coverage in Staten Island that have specific medical and/or behavioral conditions.
 
Services
— Referrals and connections to specialty services
— Remind families about doctor’s appointments
– Plan transportation
— Accompany families to doctor’s appointments
— Explain treatment plans to families
 
Eligibility
Children up to age 21 must have Medicaid coverage and specific medical and/or behavioral conditions like:
— Asthma
— Obesity
— Autism
— ADHD
 
How to Apply
— Different sources (social worker, hospital, school, community-based organization, mental health specialist, or other healthcare provider) can refer you to Health Connections by emailing this form
— Attach copies of your child’s most recent physical and/or psychological evaluation/Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in order to support eligibility.
— You must consent for the referral to Health Connections
 
More Information
Visit childrensaidnyc.org/programs/location/staten-island-family-services-center for program details.
 
Updated on September 13, 2022


Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI)

 
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(718) 808-1421
56 Bay Street, 3rd Floor Staten Island, NY 10301

 
CHASI provides care management for people with two or more pre-existing chronic diseases that live in Staten Island and who are Medicaid-eligible or have Medicaid.
 
Eligibility
— Teens and Adults with Medicaid who have two or more pre-existing chronic diseases (e.g. asthma, heart disease, HIV, mental illness, or obesity)
— Residence in Staten Island
 
Services
— Referrals
— Reminders for doctor’s appointments
— Arrangements for transportation
— Personalized education about treatments or medications recommended by a doctor
— Assistance enrolling for benefits

CHASI also has a free food pantry at 2134 Richmond Terrace (can call the pantry at 718-808-1840, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.). You can visit once per month. Assistance applying for food stamps/SNAP is available when the pantry is open. Pantry hours are currently as follows:
α Tuesday 10 am – 2 pm
α Wednesday 2 pm – 6 pm
α Friday 12 pm – 4 pm
α Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

 
How to apply
If you have Medicaid, CHASI’s outreach team may contact you about the Health Home Program. Otherwise, call (718) 808-1421 to schedule an initial appointment
 
More information
Visit chasiny.org/health-care-health-home
 
Updated on September 13, 2022


Free Summer Gym Membership for Teens

 
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Locate nearby gyms at planetfitness.com/gyms and find their phone numbers
 
Teens 14-19 can work out for free all summer with Planet Fitness through August 31.
 
Eligibility
Children 14-19 years old
 
How to apply
— Visit planetfitness.com/gyms
— Select a club
— Fill out a form with teen’s info
— Parent should enter their info too
— Go through a waiver form
— Confirm entered information and submit the application
— Download Summer Pass to get digital Summer Pass
 
More information
Visit planetfitness.com/summerpass/registration or call a nearby club.
 
Updated on June 16, 2022


Social Determinants of Health Screenings (SDH) & Referrals Program at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City

 
General information
pediatrichealth@icahn.mssm.edu
 
Principal Investigators
Leora Mogilner, MD
Department of Pediatrics
The Mount Sinai Hospital
leora.mogilner@mountsinai.org
Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH
Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
lauren.zajac@mssm.edu
 
Program Coordinators
Jennifer Acevedo, MD, MPH Candidate
Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
P: 212-824-7109
jennifer.acevedo2@mssm.edu
Alexis Burgess, MPH
Department of Pediatrics
The Mount Sinai Hospital
P: (212) 241-2308
alexis.burgess@mountsinai.org
 
Scholars & Screeners
Sonia Khurana, Paige Cloonan, Eden Alin, Arthi Vickneswaramoorthy, Jenna Wisch, and Maya Venkatraman.
 
SDH Screening Questionnaire
Mount Sinai Hospital Pediatric SDH Screener
 
SDH Referrals & Resources
Resources for Common Concerns
 
Publication
Integrating a Social Determinants of Health Screener at an Outpatient Pediatric Clinic in East Harlem NYC JHCPU
 
Poster Presented at 2022 Exposome Symposium in NYC
Clinical Exposomics: Addressing Environmental and Social Needs of Families with a Phone-Based Screening Program at a Pediatric Clinic in New York City
 
Poster Presented at 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting
Unmet Social Needs In Spanish and English-Speaking Families Screened for Social Determinants Of Health (SDH) at a Pediatric Clinic In New York City


Free At-⁠Home COVID-⁠19 Tests

 
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USPS is providing a third round of free COVID Home test Kits to all households in the US. Each household will receive eight test kits.
 
Eligibility
Residents of the United States.
 
How to Order
— Visit covidtests.gov and enter your residential address.
— Make one order (one order includes 8 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests).
— Receive an order number and delivery updates on your email.
— Get your order in the next 7-12 days.
 
Learn more at special.usps.com/testkits.
 
ESPAÑOL/SPANISH
 
USPS esta proporcionando 8 kits de pruebas de COVID gratis a partir del 19 de Mayo de 2022. Los pedidos se enviarán gratis a partir de finales de enero.
 
Elegibilidad
Residentes de los Estados Unidos.
 
Cómo Hacer una Orden
— Visite el enlace covidtests.gov/es e ingrese su dirección residencial.
— Haga un pedido (un pedido incluye 8 pruebas individuales rápidas de antígeno COVID-19).
— Reciba un número de pedido y actualizaciones de entrega en su correo electrónico.
— Espere su orden dentro de los próximos 7 a 12 días.
 
Obtenga más información en special.usps.com/testkits.
 
Updated on May 17, 2022


Benefits for Low-Income Workers Impacted by COVID-19

 
access.nyc.gov/programs/excluded-workers-fund
877- 393-4697/ 311

 
The benefit “Excluded Worker Funds” are a one-time payment to workers with low income who lost income due to COVID and who are not eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) due to immigration status or other factors. Benefits are paid by a Visa prepaid card mailed to the address on the application.
 
Eligibility
Applicants must show that they:
— Lived in New York State before March 27, 2020, and continue to live in New York State
— Are not eligible for and did not receive unemployment insurance or any other COVID-19 income relief or other specified benefits from the state or federal government
— Earned less than $26,208 in the 12 months prior to April 2021 and
— Lost at least 50% of weekly work-related earnings or household income at any point in time between February 23, 2020 and April 1, 2021 due to total or partial unemployment, or inability or unavailability to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic or, became responsible for a majority of their household income due to death or disability of the head of household.
 
How to Apply
— Visit dol.ny.gov/cbolist?f%5B0%5D=filter_term%3A1136 for a full list of trusted organizations in NYC or call 877-EWF-4NYS (877- 393-4697) to speak with an agent and find a location near you.
— Find what to include in your application visiting access.nyc.gov/programs/excluded-workers-fund/#what-you-need-to-include
 
Find more information at dol.ny.gov/EWFApply
 
Updated on September 21, 2021


Lower East Side People’s Credit Federal Union

 
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37 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009 | (212) 529-8197 (Lower East Side)
2285 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10035 | (212) 828-6061 (East Harlem)

 
The Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union is a financial institution that provides loans and mortgages with much lower and affordable interest rates than any other financial institution. The LESPCFU provides counseling services and workshops to its members.
 
Eligibility
— Low income New Yorkers
— To receive services from the East Harlem branch, you must live in East Harlem
— People living in low-income housing qualify for loans and mortgages
— Everyone can receive services regardless of immigration status. The union serves all individuals with a social security number and an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) in the exact same manner without discrimination
— If a person doesn’t have a social security or ITIN number, LESPCFU will provide clients with an account, but not with loans or interest
–LESPCFU have programs to help members apply for an ITIN
 
How to Open an Account/Become a Member
— Need a $25 minimum deposit to open a savings account (need to open a savings account to become a member)
— Must keep a minimum balance of $75 to avoid a monthly maintenance fee
— Once you manage to do the above two things, you can open other accounts, like a checking account, for free
— For the checking account, a debit card is provided with no monthly or transaction fees
— If someone doesn’t have enough to open an account, LESCPFU will provide a line of credit which essentially allows someone to only pay when they use it
 
Provided Loans and Mortgages
— Interest rate for loans is usually within the range of 9%-11% as opposed to other credit cards on the market which are 20%
— LESCPFU work with everyone, regardless of credit score. If someone has a low credit score, the interest rate will be raised, but to a maximum of 18%
 
Find more information about how to become a member at lespeoples.org/share-draft-checking. Contact the Union by calling the 24-Hr. People’s Voice Response at (800) 854-3855 or sending an email to lespcfu@lespcfu.org.
 
Updated on July 29, 2021


New York Junior Tennis & Learning

 
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20 Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island
(347)417-8125 (Alejandra, Program Manager) | tc@nyjtl.org (Scott Daly, Senior Director– Community Tennis Programs)
 
New York Junior Tennis & Learning is a non-profit organization that offers free tennis classes to children through their program “Community Tennis”. The organization’s mission is to develop the character of young people through tennis for a lifetime of success on and off the court.
 
Eligibility
-Any child between the ages of 5 to 18.
-No one is ever rejected or turned away – subject to scheduling.
 
Programming
– Summer Tennis programs are scheduled to start the week of July 5th and will conclude the week ending August 20th or August 27th.
– You can register for as many classes as you want. Scheduled lessons are usually 1-1.5 hours.
Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm or 9am-2pm.
 
Apply
– Registration is continuous and OPEN. Contact Scott Daly at tc@nyjtl.org about the online registration.
– No documentation is needed.
 
For FAQ visit nyjtl.org/programs/free-tennis/ctp-faq.
 
Updated on June 24, 2021
 


Project Cicero (annual book drive for public schools in NYC)

 
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info@projectcicero.org
 
Project Cicero collects new and gently used books for children and young adults. Primarily, Project Cicero receives books from families with children in 100+ New York City independent, public and parochial schools. Collected books are then unpacked, sorted, and displayed by hundreds of volunteers at the Hotel Pennsylvania.
 
Currently, the organization is exploring other safe ways to get books into the hands of NYC public school students. Updated instructions on how to pick up free books for your child will be posted later in the summer 2021. Learn more at projectcicero.org or send a message to info@projectcicero.org.
 
Updated on June 17th, 2021
 


Vaccination Scholarship Incentive

 
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Vaccine locator at covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov
 
Eligibility
Parents or legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12 to 17, can enter their child who has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win one four-year full-ride scholarships (including tuition, fees, room-and-board, and expenses) to any New York State public college or university.
 
Online Entry
Enter to win a full scholarship at forms.ny.gov/s3/Get-A-Shot-To-Make-Your-Future-Registration.
 
Drawings Dates (Hurry!)
The drawings will be conducted weekly, for five (5) weeks, beginning on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Ten weekly winners (for a total of 50 winners) will be announced each Wednesday.
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Sites
To vaccinate your child, find COVID-19 vaccine locations at covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov.
 
Find more information at https://www.governor.ny.gov/programs/vaccination-scholarship-incentive.
 
Updated on June 2, 2021
 


Ailey Dance Camp by Children’s Aid Society

 
childrensaidnyc.org/programs/aileycamp-new-york
(212) 405-9156 | Darius Damazi Williams, Camp Director
aileycampnewyork@alvinailey.org

 
Each summer, Children’s Aid hosts AileyCamp New York, a powerful dance enrichment experience made possible through a long-running partnership with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
 
Eligibility
Children 11-14 years old
 
Programming
— Daily dance technique classes
— Personal development classes
— Creative communication classes
 
How to Apply
— Learn more about enrollment by calling 212-405-9156 or sending an email to aileycampnewyork@alvinailey.org
— Find other programs in Ailey Dance at alvinailey.org/find-class-program
 
Updated on May 19, 2021
 


EduMate NYC

 
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edumatenyc@gmail.com

 
EduMate NYC is a non-profit organization that provides free tutoring services to students of underserved communities across New York. Students are matched with a teaching fellow to gain a one-on-one learning experience. Help is offered online or on the phone and 1 hour of tutoring is offered per week.
 
Courses Offered
Art, French, English, Math, Music, Science, Theatre, SAT/ACT, SHSAT, and College Application Support
Additional course assistance provided according to the student’s curriculum.
 
Language(s) Offered
Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese), French, German, Gujarati, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Swedish, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Yoruba.
 
Grades
Grade K-Grade 12.
 
Student Eligibility
– Must be residing within the US
– Homeless
– Facing disproportionate barriers to accessing education
– From a low-income family
– Special educational needs
– Learning English
 
Access
– Online
– Free, but can make donations as desired
 
How To Apply
– Submit a completed application.
– A tutor will be matched to your child in a week.
– Ongoing enrollment.
 
For more information, visit https://www.edumatenyc.org/home. Visit their resources hub at edumatenyc.org/resources.
 
Updated on March 31, 2022
 


A Little Joy Initiative

 
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alittlejoyinitiative@gmail.com
 
A Little Joy Initiative is a non-profit tutoring service provided by teaching fellows for students of underserved families nationwide. Students gain an interactive one-on-one experience with their teaching fellow over a 60-minute session.
 
Courses Offered
All subjects according to the child’s curriculum including English, Math, Science, Arts and Computer Science.
 
Language(s) Offered
English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean.
 
Grades
Grade K-Grade 8.
 
Student Eligibility
– Facing disproportionate barriers to accessing education
– From a low-income family
– Impacted by COVID-19
 
Access
– Free online service.
 
How To Apply
– Submit a completed application.
– A tutor will be matched to your child by grade level, subject and availability as soon as possible.
– Ongoing enrollment.
 
For more information, contact https://www.alittlejoyinitiative.com/tutoring
 
Updated on April 23, 2021
 


Learn To Be

 
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Contact learntobe.org/contact
 
 
Learn To Be is a non-profit tutoring service for students of underserved families through one-on-one help from knowledgeable tutors. It is free and online; tutoring schedules are flexible and most sessions are once a week for 60-90 minutes.
 
Courses Offered
Math, Science, Writing, Reading, Spanish, French, and History. Additional assistance in other courses depending on the child’s needs and curriculum
 
Language(s) Offered
English and Spanish.
 
Grades
Grade K-Grade 12.
 
Student Eligibility
– Must be residing within the US
– Attending a Title 1 School
– Receiving free or reduced-price lunch at school
– Living in a single-parent household
– Within a foster home
– Homeless
– Currently on or qualifies for food assistance
 
How To Apply
– Submit a completed application at learntobe.org/student_applications/new
– A tutor will be matched to your child within a week
– Ongoing enrollment
 
For more information, visit https://www.learntobe.org
 
Updated on March 31, 2022
 


Khan Academy

 
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Help Center support.khanacademy.org/hc/en-us

 
Khan Academy is a non-profit organization seeking to provide world-class education to students through an engaging learning experience. Their online platform contains homework assistance material, step-by-step problems and instructional videos for students to follow concepts in key subject areas at their own pace and fill in gaps with understanding material.

 
Courses offered
Math, Science, Computing, Arts & Humanities, Economics, Reading & Language Arts and Life Skills.
 
Language(s) offered
36 languages including Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
 
Grades
Grade K-Grade 12
 
Access
– Free online service
https://www.khanacademy.org
 
ESPANOL/SPANISH
 
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Khan Academy es una organización sin fines de lucro que busca brindar educación de clase mundial a los estudiantes a través de una experiencia de aprendizaje atractiva. Su plataforma en línea contiene material de ayuda con las tareas, problemas paso a paso y videos instructivos para que los estudiantes sigan conceptos en áreas temáticas clave a su propio ritmo y llenen los vacíos con material de comprensión.
 
Cursos Ofrecidos
Matemáticas, ciencias, computación, artes y humanidades, economía, lectura y artes del lenguaje y habilidades para la vida.
 
Idiomas Ofrecidos
36 idiomas, incluidos español, francés y portugués.
 
Grados
Grado K-Grado 12
 
Acceso
– Servicio en línea gratuito visitando es.khanacademy.org
Updated on April 21, 2021
 


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center (The Center)

 
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208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
(212) 620-7310
youth@gaycenter.org | Electronic Form for Questions

 
Offers the city’s LGBTQ+ communities health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment, and cultural events recovery, wellness, parenthood, and family support services. To learn more, visit, gaycenter.org.
 
SERVICES
Due to COVID-19, The Center is currently offering all services remotely. The building will remain closed to the public until at least June 30, 2021. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 9AM-10PM.
 
Remote services:
► Youth groups, internships, and one-on-one support sessions
► Individual, mental health, and family counseling including group support
► Substance use treatment services and groups
► ESL classes
► Insurance enrollment navigation services
► Services and programs for families and youth such as counseling for families with LGBTQ youth, financial and legal clinics, LGBTQ family therapy, and more.
 
To learn more about The Center’s programs specifically for young people, please speak with a screening counselor at (646) 556-9300 or email youth@gaycenter.org
 
For questions about other services, contact The Center at (212) 620-7310, Monday through Friday, 9AM-10PM or fill out this electronic form.
 
To learn more about The Center visit gaycenter.org
 
Updated on March 6, 2021
 


NYC Free Tax Prep

 
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HOW IT WORKS
The City can help you file your taxes for free online or in-person. To learn more, visit: nyc.gov/taxprep.
 
ELIGIBILITY
— Individuals who earned $50,000 or less in 2021
— Families with dependents who earned $72,000 or less in 2021
 
SERVICES
Virtual Tax Preparation
Online tax prep service where an IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) volunteer preparer will help you file your 2020 tax returns during a 60-90 min call using a secure digital system.
 
Assisted Self-Preparation
Do your own taxes with easy-to-use tax filing software, but phone or email a volunteer for help when needed.
 
Live Tax Preparation Options:
Drop-Off Service
You can drop off your tax documents and pick up the completed return later.
In-Person Tax Prep
Knowledgeable IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparers help you complete an accurate tax return. Sessions take a minimum of 30 minutes.
 
General Information
— Filers must follow NY State health guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing appropriately during visit. Organizations may also conduct screenings or have additional requirements.
Reminder: Before visiting an NYC Free Tax Prep Site, make sure you gather all of your required tax documents.
 
HOW TO USE IT
— Most sites take appointments, though a few are on a walk-in basis only. Please find specific site information using this map to see if appointments are available near you.
— Hours of operation and languages offered vary depending on the VITA location site.
 
Languages: English, Spanish, possibly other languages depending on VITA location site.
 
Last updated 2/3/2022
 


The New York Center for Children (Child Abuse or Trauma)

 
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333 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
(212) 517-3012
info@newyorkcenterforchildren.org
 
All services are currently being provided remotely by telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Eligibility
Victims of child abuse and their families in New York City.
 
Services
NYCC’s services are free of charge and available in Spanish and English. Services are tailored to children, parents, families, health care professionals, schools, and community organizations.
 
Programs
Individual Therapy: Clinical social workers and psychologists provide individual therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults and their families to help them heal from child abuse and trauma. To make a referral or for more information, please contact Raydel Rijo at (212) 517-3012 ext. 41 or rrijo@newyorkcenterforchildren.org.
Group Therapy: Support groups to children, adolescents, and non-offending parents. To make a referral or for more information, please contact Karina Cruz at (212) 517-3012 ext. 22 or kcruz@newyorkcenterforchildren.org
Full Medical Examinations: On-site pediatrician provides a sensitive and comprehensive medical exam.
Professional Consultations: Phone and also, in-person consultations are available to victims, their families, and professionals engaged in the investigation and reporting process.
 
More information
► Learn more about NYCC by visiting newyorkcenterforchildren.org
To report suspected maltreatment of a child please call 1-800-342-3720
Non Emergency Help Parent Helpline 800-342-7472
Out of NY State Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
 


Walgreens COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

 
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https://www.walgreens.com
walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19
 
Individuals 5 years old or older who reside in New York State are eligible to receive a vaccine for free.
 
Make an Appointment
Sign in into your Walgreens account here. If you do not have an account, register for one on this link.
Schedule your appointment visiting walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19
 
Learn more at https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov.
 

ESPAÑOL/SPANISH
 
Los residentes del estado Nueva York que pueden vacunarse son aquellos con 5 años de edad o más. Haz una cita entrando a tu cuenta de Walgreens en www.walgreens.com/login. Si no tienes una cuenta, crea tu perfil aqui.
 
Aprende más en www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19.

 
Updated on February 16, 2022
 


Big Apple Rx Card

 
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(888) 454-5602 | Contact Form
 
Big Apple Rx Card is a program specific to NYC for prescription drug discounts.
 
Services
Residents can access the Rx Card online for free and bring it to their local pharmacy for discounts averaging 47% off of prescription drugs, with savings on generic drugs up to 53% and branded drugs up to 15%. The discount card can be printed from https://www.bigapplerx.com/confirmation or necessary codes can be written down and presented to the pharmacy. You can also request a plastic card to be mailed to you. Call (888) 454-5602 to request a mailed card.
 
How to Use It
Present the Rx Card to a pharmacist. Most pharmacies in New York participate in the program, including CVS, Duane Reade, BJs, and more. The pharmacy finder can be accessed here: https://www.optumrx.com/oe_discountmaster/pharmacy-locator
 
Qualifications
Anyone in New York. There are no requirements needed to use the New York Rx Card program and they will not collect any personal information. Unlike insurance programs, there are no income, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. People with insurance may use the card as well for prescriptions not covered by their insurance or if the discount offers a price lower than their co-pay. You can ask your pharmacist for the price.
 

Tarjeta Big Apple Rx
La tarjeta Big Apple Rx es un programa específico de NYC para descuentos en medicamentos recetados.
 
Servicios
Residentes de la ciudad de Nueva York pueden acceder a la tarjeta Rx en línea de forma gratuita y llevarla a su farmacia local para obtener descuentos que promedian un 47% de descuento en medicamentos recetados, con ahorros de hasta el 53% en medicamentos genéricos 15% en medicamentos de marca. La tarjeta de descuento se puede imprimir desde www.bigapplerx.com/confirmation o escribe los códigos necesarios y presentaros en la farmacia. También puedes solicitar una tarjeta de plástico por correo regular. Llama al (888) 454-5602 y solicita la tarjeta.
 
Cómo Usar el Programa
Presenta la tarjeta Rx a un farmacéutico. La mayoría de las farmacias de Nueva York participan en el programa, incluidas las farmacias CVS, Duane Reade, BJs y más. Accede al buscador de farmacias aquí: www.optumrx.com/oe_discountmaster/pharmacy-locator
 
Elegibilidad
Todas las personas en Nueva York. No hay requisitos para utilizar el programa de tarjetas New York Rx Card y éste no recopila información personal. A diferencia de los programas de seguros, no existen restricciones de ingresos, edad, afecciones preexistentes, deducibles o períodos de espera. Las personas con seguro también pueden usar la tarjeta para recetas no cubiertas por su seguro o si el descuento ofrece un precio más bajo que su copago. Puede preguntarle a su farmacéutico el precio de los medicamentos.

 
Updated on February 27th, 2021


New York Rx Card

 
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Medication Pricing
Contact
 
New York Rx Card is a statewide program for prescription drug discounts to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescriptions.
 
Services
Residents can access the Rx Card online for free and bring it to their local pharmacy for discounts of up to 80% off of prescription drugs, with average savings of 30%. The discount card can be emailed, texted, saved as an image, or printed from https://newyorkrxcard.com/create
 
How to Use It
Present the Rx Card to a pharmacist. Most pharmacies in New York participate in the program, including CVS, Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Target, and more. The pharmacy finder can be accessed here: https://newyorkrxcard.com/pharmacy-locator
 
Qualifications
Anyone in New York. There are no requirements needed to use the New York Rx Card program and they will not collect any personal information. Unlike insurance programs, there are no income, age, pre-existing condition, deductible, or waiting period restrictions. People with insurance may use the card as well for prescriptions not covered by their insurance or if the discount offers a price lower than their co-pay. You can ask your pharmacist for a price comparison.
 

Tarjeta de Prescripciones de Nueva York
New York Rx Card es un programa estatal de descuentos en medicamentos recetados para ayudar a los residentes sin seguro o con seguro insuficiente para pagar sus recetas.
 
Servicios
Residentes de Nueva York pueden acceder a la tarjeta Rx en línea de forma gratuita y llevarla a su farmacia local para obtener descuentos de hasta el 80% en medicamentos recetados, con un ahorro promedio del 30%. La tarjeta de descuento puede ser enviada por correo electrónico o mensaje de texto, o de lo contrario, guarda la tarjeta como una imagen o imprímela desde www.newyorkrxcard.com/create
 
Cómo Usar La Tarjeta
Presenta la tarjeta Rx a un farmacéutico. La mayoría de las farmacias de Nueva York participan en el programa incluidas las droguerías CVS, Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Target y más. Accede al buscador de farmacias aquí: www.newyorkrxcard.com/pharmacy-locator
 
Elegibilidad
Todas las personas en Nueva York. No hay requisitos para utilizar el programa de tarjetas New York Rx Card y éste no recopilará información personal. A diferencia de los programas de seguros, no existen restricciones de ingresos, edad, afecciones preexistentes, deducibles o períodos de espera. Las personas con seguro también pueden usar la tarjeta para recetas no cubiertas por su seguro o si el descuento ofrece un precio más bajo que su copago. Puede pedirle a su farmacéutico una comparación de precios.

 
Updated on December 20, 2020


COVID-19 Hotspots in NYC

 

Enter your ZIP code or neighborhood in New York City and find out if you’re in close proximity to a hotspot here.


You can find daily updates of information about people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in NYC here.


Food Benefits for Children during the Pandemic (P-EBT Cards)

 
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833-452-0096
otda.sm.eisp.PEBT@otda.ny.gov

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families of children eligible for free or reduced-price lunch in NYC’s in public schools and private schools are eligible for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food benefits. The total benefit amount is $420 for each eligible child.
 
This payment represents the value of school meals for the period of time from March when the schools closed until the end of the school year on June 26th.
 
How to Get the Benefit
-Children who receive free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program are eligible for P-EBT food benefits if their school has been operating with reduced in-person attendance due to COVID-19 during the 2020-21 school year
-Payments will be issued for each eligible school-aged child between the ages of 5 to 18 living in the household. The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is issuing these payments
You do not (and cannot) apply for P-EBT food benefits
-Eligible children currently receiving SNAP or Temporary Assistance (cash) will have their P- EBT food benefits issued to their household’s EBT card.
-Eligible children who are currently enrolled in Medicaid and successfully accessed and redeemed their P-EBT food benefits for the 2019-20 school year on a NYS Medicaid card will receive their P-EBT food benefits for the 2020-21 school year on the same NYS Medicaid card.
-Eligible children who successfully accessed their food benefits for the 2019-20 school year on a P-EBT Food Benefit card will receive their food benefits for the 2020-21 school year on the same P-EBT Food Benefit card.
-All other eligible children will be mailed a P-EBT Food Benefit card with instructions explaining how to activate the card and access the food benefits.
 
***If you have not have been issued a payment or P-EBT card, please check the payment status of your school at pebtschoollist.powerappsportals.us***.
 
Click here for more information.
 

Debido a la pandemia COVID-19, familias de niños que califican para comidas gratis o a precio reducido en las escuelas públicas o privadas de Nueva York ahora califican para los beneficios de comida conocido como Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios de la Pandemia (P-EBT por sus siglas en inglés). El total del monto del beneficio es de US$420 para cada niño que es elegible.
 
Este pago representa el valor de las comidas de la escuela durante el periodo de tiempo desde marzo cuando las escuelas cerraron hasta cuando el año escolar terminó el 26 de junio. Los pagos serán emitidos para cada niño elegible entre los 5 y los 18 años viviendo con la familia. La Oficina de Asistencia Temporaria y para la Dispacidad está emitiendo estos pagos.
 
Haz clic aquí para más información.

 


Ways to Help your Child Attend School Every Day

 
Learn how to boost your child’s confidence, keep your child on track with school work, protect your child from bullies, and keep your child healthy.
 
Visit Every Student Present by the NYS Parent Portal and learn to 1) boost your child’s self-confidence, 2) keep your child on track with school work 3) keep your child healthy, and 4)protect your child from bullies.
 


Childcare for Essential Workers with the Regional Enrichment Centers (RECs)

 

COVID-19 Regional Enrichment Centers (FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS): For community members who are serving in these vital roles (healthcare workers, first responders, transit workers, restaurant employees, other key personnel) that have no other means of childcare, the New York City Department of Education set up the Regional Enrichment Centers (RECs). RECs are open and operate from 7:30am to 6:00pm (Monday-Friday). To enroll, your child must be a student at a school in the city. Complete this survey to start your enrollment.
 
RECs will ensure that students have access to remote learning as well as various art, music, and other activities. Find information about enrollment at the NYC DOE here.
 
If you are an essential worker and need child care, contact your local child care referral agency here to find openings.

 

Centros de Enriquecimiento Regional COVID-19 (PARA TRABAJADORES ESENCIALES): Para apoyar a miembros de la comunidad que están sirviendo en posiciones vitales (trabajadores de la salud, socorristas, trabajadores de tránsito, u otro personal clave) que no tienen los medios para cuidar a sus hijos, el Departamento de Educación de la ciudad de Nueva York ha instalado los Centros de Enriquecimiento Regionales (RECs por sus siglas en inglés). Completa este cuestionario para empezar una inscripcion.
 
Los RECs están abiertos y operando de lunes a viernes desde las 7:30am hasta las 6:00pm. Los centros se encargarán de que los ninos tengan acceso a clases remotas, así como a actividades diversas en arte, música y otras actividades sociales.
 
Información acerca de inscripciones en esta página.
 
Si eres un trabajador esencial y necesitas cuidado para tu hijo, contacta tu agencia local de remision para cuidado de ninos aqui para encontrar cupos disponibles.

 


COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

 
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Rent Relief Program
Call 311 to get help
 

If you lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic between April 1 and July 31, and you have a rental burden or expect to have a rental burden, consider applying to the COVID Rent Relief Program (RRP). The application period has been extended to February 1. 2021 – call 311 for more information.
Calculate your eligibility here.
 
You can apply if you live in rent-regulated and market-rate homes. You do not need a lease. This program is not providing assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Eligibility criteria:
Before March 1, 2020 and at the time of application, household income must have been below 80% of the area median income, adjusted for household size. Find your county’s area median income.
Before March 1, 2020 and at the time of application, the household must have been paying more than 30% of gross monthly income towards rent. Gross income includes wages as well as any cash grants, child support, social security, unemployment benefits, etc.
Applicants must have lost income during the period of April 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020.
Households with at least one household member with U.S. Citizenship or eligible immigration status are qualified to receive the subsidy.
Tenants currently receiving a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher for housing costs or who reside in public housing are not eligible for RRP assistance.
 
For more information about eligibility visit https://access.nyc.gov/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/
 
How to Apply
Applications for COVID Rent Relief Program Available Online at https://hcr.ny.gov/RRP. The deadline to submit your COVID Rent Relief Program application is February 1, 2021.
Previous Applicants Do Not Have to Reapply to Receive Consideration.
 
For Help Applying
Residents who need help or have questions about their application can contact HCR’s COVID Rent Relief Program Call Center for assistance at 833-499-0318 or covidrentrelief@hcr.ny.gov. Call Center representatives are available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
 
You can also call 311 and ask for the “Tenant Helpline” to be connected with tenant support specialists who can help you navigate the application process.

Si has perdido ingresos debido a la pandemia COVID-19 entre el 1ro de abril y julio 31, y debes sumas de renta o anticipas tener una deuda por renta, considera aplicar al Programa de Alivio de Renta.
 
El periodo de aplicación se ha extendido hasta el 1 de Febrero de 2021. Calcula tu elibilidad aquí.
 
Criterios para calificar:
Antes del 1ro de marzo de 2020 y al momento de aplicar, los ingresos de la familia deben estar por debajo del 80% de los ingresos medios de su condado. Encuentra los ingresos medios de su condado.
Antes del 1ro de marzo de 2020 y al momento de aplicar, la familia debe estar gastando más del 30% de sus ingresos brutos anuales en renta . Los ingresos brutos anuales incluyen sueldos, subsidios con dinero, manutención del niño, seguridad social, beneficios por desempleo, etc.
Los solicitantes deben haber perdido ingresos entre el primero de abril y julio 31 de 2020.
Como mínimo uno de los miembros de la familia tiene ciudadanía americana o tiene un estatus inmigratorio que lo califica para recibir el subsidio de renta.
Los inquilinos que actualmente reciben cupones de vivienda de la Sección 8 o quienes residan en vivienda pública no califican para el programa se subsidio de renta RPR.
 
Para más información acerca de la eligibilidad para este beneficio visite https://access.nyc.gov/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

 


Single Stop – Online Benefit Screener

 
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Locations

 

 
 
Single Stop is a safe space that will support you and your family’s needs. There are free programs to help you buy fresh groceries, help you with your taxes, and help you care for your children.
 
Use the Single Stop online benefit screener to find out what benefit programs you are eligible for.
 

Single Stop es una herramienta segura que te apoyará con las necesidades de tu Familia. Existen programas que pueden ayudarte con la compra de alimentos, la preparación de tus impuestos, y el cuidado para tus niños. Usa la herramienta de eligibilidad para beneficios de Single Stop para saber a qué programas calificas.

 


NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline

 
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844-863-9314

 
 
NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline at 844-863-9314 is staffed 8 am-10 pm, 7 days a week. The phone line is staffed with specially trained volunteer professionals who are there to listen, support, and refer if needed.
 
If you’re experiencing grief due to COVID-19 get support through these reminders.You can also help others going through grief following these helpful tips.
 
*DISCLAIMER: The Office of Mental Health’s (“OMH”) Emotional Support Line (“Line”) is not licensed or unlicensed mental health care or treatment of any type regardless of what is discussed or who provides support.  It is for emotional support purposes only. The use of the Line does not create any confidential provider-therapist relationship of any type. The Line is not a substitute for professional health care.
 

La Línea de Apoyo Emocional NYS 844-863-9314 opera 7 días a la semana desde las 8 am a 10pm con profesionales entrenados para escuchar, apoyar, y remitir a otros servicios en caso necesario.
 
Si estás pasando por momentos de duelo, encuentra el apoyo que necesitas leyendo estos consejos. Tambien puedes ayudar a quienes esten pasando por momentos de duelo practicando estos consejos.
 
*EXENCION DE RESPONSABILIDAD: La Linea de Apoyo Emocional de la Oficina de Salud Mental no es una oficina de salud mental o tratamientos con licencia. La linea ofrecera apoyo emocional exclusivamente. El uso de la linea no equivaldra a una relacion terapeuta-paciente. La linea no es un sustituto de servicios profesionales en salud.

 


How Kids Can Fight COVID-19 E-BOOK

 
“My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “My Hero is You” should be read by a parent, caregiver or teacher alongside a child or a small group of children. It is not encouraged for children to read this book independently without the support of a parent, caregiver or teacher.
 
“My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
This book was a project developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS RG)
 
“My Hero is You” should be read by a parent, caregiver or teacher alongside a child or a small group of children. It is not encouraged for children to read this book independently without the support of a parent, caregiver or teacher.
 


COVID-19 Resource Guide

 
covid_mockDuring these challenging times, resources may be of the most need for families. Text COVID to 692-692 for updates in NYC.
 
Access here this comprehensive live document with resources that cover food needs to legal help. As we learn more, we will be updating the list on a daily basis. If you have any questions, please contact us pediatrichealth@icahn.mssm.edu
 

Envia COVIDESP al 692-692 para notificationes en la ciudad de Nueva York. Encuentra una compilación de recursos disponibles para las familias impactadas en la ciudad de Nueva York por los cierres y cuarentenas debido al coronavirus COVID-19 aquí.
En este documento, aprende acerca de organizaciones y agencias gubernamentales que ofrecen servicios comunitarios. Para preguntas o si deseas compartir más recursos con nosotros, escríbenos al pediatrichealth@icahn.mssm.edu.

 


Prescriptions for Prevention

Prescriptions for Prevention 2

http://nyscheck.org/rx

The “prescriptions” provide information on how New York families can address common environmental health concerns. The front of each prescription explains simple steps for reducing the exposure. The back of each prescription lists key resources that families can use to help address the concern. Learn more visiting nyscheck.org/rx

 


 

Environmental Asthma Triggers: Organizations that Provide In-Home Interventions for NYC Families

 
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349 E 149th St #405 The Bronx, NY 10451 | (718) 577-2794
 
AIRnyc is a non-profit organization that helps families stay healthy, active, and out of the hospital through better asthma self-management. Community Health Workers (CHW) visit families at their home Monday-Saturdays. CHWs speak English, Spanish, French, Susu, and Mandingo. Ask your doctor for a referral to AIRnyc or refer yourself.
 
AIR-nyc Handout.
Spanish AIR-nyc handout.
 

AIRnyc es una organización que ayuda a las familias para que se mantengan saludables, activas, y fuera del hospital a través de un mejor auto-cuidado. Trabajadores de Salud Comunitarios visitan las familias en sus hogares a su disponibilidad de lunes a sábados. Los trabajadores de Salud Comunitarios hablan inglés, español, francés, susu y mandingo. Encuentre más información en esta hoja informational. Pida una remisión a su doctor para el programa o llame usted mismo al (718) 577-2794

 


NYC_HealthNYC Department of Health “Healthy Neighborhoods” Program
Pediatricians Refer Their Patients at the CIR database.
 
The NYC Healthy Neighborhoods Program (HNP) can help children and adults with asthma by identifying asthma triggers in their home and finding ways to avoid them. HNP provides free home assessments to children and adults who have reported the presence of pests at home and who have been diagnosed with persistent asthma by a health care provider. HNP serves all residents of NYC.
 
To get a home assessment a health care provider should refer you to the HNP. Pediatricians should refer their patients through the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR).
 
You can print out this Asthma Referral Form (PDF) and give it to your health care provider during your next visit. More information here.
 

El Programa de Vecinos Saludables (HNP por sus siglas en inglés) ayuda a niños y adultos con asma identificando desecandenantes en el hogar y la manera de evitarlos. El programa ofrece evaluaciones gratis a los residentes de la ciudad de Nueva York con presencia de plagas en el hogar y quienes hayan sido diagnosticdos con asma persistente por un doctor.
 
Para obtener una evaluación en su casa, el doctor debera haberlo remitido al programa HNP. Imprima esta hoja de remisión y entréguela a su doctor en su próxima visita médica.

 


lsa_3-removebg-previewLSA Family Health Service333 East 115th Street, New York, NY 10029 | (646) 672-5254
For East Harlem families (zip codes 10029, 10035).
 
The free environmental health program by the LSA Family Health Service helps identify and reduce the asthma triggers in your home with a free home visit. When you agree to an appointment with a home visit, LSA will provide advocacy, education and a plan for pest control (cockroaches, mice, mold, bed bugs, and others). LSA’s Community Health Workers speak English and Spanish.
 
Informational Handout.
Spanish Handout.
 
For services contact the Asthma Program at (646) 672-5254.
 

El programa de salud ambiental gratuita de la organización LSA ayuda a familias a identificar y reducir los desencadenantes de asma en su hogar. Cuando acuerde una cita para una visita gratis a su casa, LSA proveerá sin costo educación para el control del asma y un plan para el control de plagas (cucarachas, ratones, moho, chinches, y otros).
 
Los trabajadores de salud comunitarios hablan inglés y español. Aprenda mas acerca del programa en esta hoja informacional.
 
Para servicios de salud para la familia, contacte el programa de asma al (646) 672-5254.

 


 

CAP4Kids Poster

If you want to display a CAP4Kids poster in your office, use it for a social service project, or just give it to a friend, this is the place.
CAP4Kids poster

Advocacy Definition

The process of asserting oneself or interceding on behalf of others within a system to get the benefits for which they are eligible. Through both direct aid to families and broader-based policy work, the goal of advocacy is to foster the self-empowerment of families by educating them about their own rights.


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