Covid-19 resources

In an effort to connect our community to vital resources, Harlem United has compiled this list of Covid-19 related resources. Please share it widely- you never know who may need a hand.

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Resources in multiple languages:

NYC Emergency Management: directory of resources that can be translated into dozens of languages

NYC Health: factsheets and tips in multiple languages

Health Insurance Coverage:

Community Service Society of New York, “Community Health Advocates” (statewide)

New York State Guide to Health Insurance Coverage for Older New Yorkers

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Mutual Aid, Donations, and Volunteering:

If you are working from home, donate a Metrocard to an essential worker using this form

Request or offer aid locally- arranged by neighborhood

Safety guidance for volunteers

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Housing

Homeless Shelter Directory, “New York Homeless Shelters and Social Services” (statewide)

Coalition for the Homeless (NYC), Crisis Hotline, 212-776-2177 (local)

NYC Housing Preservation and Development, Section 8 voucher holders having trouble paying rent because of income loss should email DTRAI@hpd.nyc.gov. (local)

NYC.gov, ACCESS HRA: Cash assistance for those unable to pay their rent due to reduced work schedule. Apply online, in person at a job center, or 718-557-1399 to learn how to apply by mail (local)

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Childcare resources:

DOE “Regional Enrichment Centers” for children of healthcare workers

NYC Parent Coordinator Community: information and guidance to help you support families

Childcare Co-op Creator Tool: this tool helps groups of parents and caregivers generate fair schedules to share childcare duties

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