Resources

A List of NYC Agencies That Can Help You

New York offers you a lot of agencies to help no matter your challenge. Find help here.

Resources

Police and Safety

13th Precinct
Precinct Website
(212) 477-7411
The Precinct Community Council meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the 13th Precinct at 6:30 P.M.

Auxiliary Coordinator
(212) 477-4380

Community Affairs/Crime Prevention
(212) 477-7427

Detective Squad
(212) 477-7444

Domestic Violence
(212) 477-3863

Youth Officer
(212) 477-7411

 

14th Precinct (Midtown South Precinct)
Precinct Website
(212) 239-9811
The Precinct Community Council meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m at the New Yorker Hotel.

Auxiliary Coordinator
(212) 239-9836

Community Affairs/Crime Prevention
(212) 239-9846

Community Policing
(212) 239-9805

Detective Squad
(212) 239-9856

Crime Prevention
(212) 239-9835

Domestic Violence
(212) 239-9863

Youth Officer
(212) 239-9817

 

FBI — New York
fbi.gov/newyork
(212) 384-1000

NYC Police Department/Non-Emergency
(212) 639-6975

Terrorism Hotline
(888) NYC-SAFE / 888-692-7233

U.S. Secret Service
secretservice.gov
(718) 840-1000

Public Safety and Social Services

Council of Senior Centers and Services of NYC
nycservice.org/organizations/2241
(212) 398-6565

Crime Victim’s Treatment Center (St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital)
cvtcnyc.org
(212) 523-4728

The Door
door.org
(212) 941-9090

Food Bank for NYC
foodbanknyc.org
(212) 566-7855

Identity Theft Hotline
nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/crime_prevention/identitytheft
(877) 438-4338

LiveOn NY
(212) 398-6565
liveon-ny.org

Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty
https://www.nycservice.org/organizations/293
(212) 453-9675

NY Office of Emergency Management
www1.nyc.gov/site/em/index.page
(718) 422-4800

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault
svfreenyc.org
(212) 229-0345

NYC Animal Care & Control
nycacc.org
(718) 422-4000

NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB)
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/ccrb/index.page
(212) 912-7135

NYC Crime Victims Hotline/Safe Horizon
safehorizon.org/index/get-help-8/call-our-hotlines-51.html
(212) 577-7777

NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
avp.org
(212) 714-1184

NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline
nyscadv.org
(800) 942-6906 (English)
(800) 942-6908 (Spanish)

Safe Haven Hotline
https://www.nationalsafehavenalliance.org/
(877) 796-4673 / (877) 796-HOPE

Youthline
(877) 968-8492

Social Security Administration — Fraud Hotline
oig.ssa.gov
(800) 269-0271

Health

Alcoholics Anonymous
aa.org
(212) 870-3400

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Resource
alz.org/care
(212) 442-3086

American Cancer Society
cancer.org
(800) ACS-2345 / (800) 227-2345

American Diabetes Association
diabetes.org
(212) 725-4925

American Heart Association
heart.org/HEARTORG
(800) AHA-USA-1 / (800) 242-8721 / (212) 878-5900

Callen-Lorde Health Center
callen-lorde.org
(212) 271-7200

CDC – Information Line
cdc.gov
(800) CDC-INFO

The Door
door.org
(212) 941-9090

LifeNet Health
l
ifenethealth.org
(800) 847-7831

Medicare Rights Center
medicarerights.org
(212) 869-3850

National Medicare Hotline
medicare.gov
(800) 633-4227 / (800) MEDICARE

New York Blood Center
nybloodcenter.org
(212) 570-3000

NYC Planned Parenthood
plannedparenthood.org/nyc
(212) 965-7000

NYS — EPIC Program
health.ny.gov/health_care/epic
(800) 332-3742

NYS Smokers’ Quit-line
nysmokefree.com
(866) NY-QUITS / (866) 697-8487

Traveler’s Health Hotline
cdc.gov/travel
(800) 232-4636

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
hhs.gov
(877) 696-6775

Education

College Counseling at Goddard Riverside
goddard.org/grcc/programs/ChildrenYouth/options
(212) 678-4667

The College Board
collegeboard.org
(212) 713-8000

Community School District 2
cecd2.net
(212) 356-3915

NY’s 529 College Savings Program
nysaves.com/content/home
(877) NYSAVES / (877) 697-2837

NYS Education Department
nysed.gov
(718) 722-2796

Office of Student Enrollment
schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/default
(212) 356-3700

U.S. Department of Education
ed.gov
(646) 428-3900 / (800) 872-5327

Community Organizations

Community Board 5
cb5.org
(212) 465-0907
Community Board 5 meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M. at Xavier High School (30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library)

 

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District
flatironbid.org
(212) 741-2323

The NoMad Alliance
nomadalliance.nyc
(347) 227-0195

Employment and Small Business

NYS Department of Labor
labor.ny.gov/home
(800) 447-3992

NYS Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Hotline
labor.ny.gov/ui/claimantinfo/Contactinfo
(885) 598-2077

NYC Small Business Services (SBS)
nyc.gov/html/sbs
(212) 513-6300

NYC Workforce1 Career Center (1250 Broadway)
https://maps.nyc.gov/sbs/
(917) 493-7000

Consumer

Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York
newyork.bbb.org
(212) 533-6200

Con Edison
coned.com
(800) 75-CONED / (800) 752-6633

Federal Communications Commission Consumer Center
fcc.gov
(888) CALL-FCC / 888-225-5322

Federal Trade Commission
ftc.gov
(877) 382-4357

Internal Revenue Service
irs.gov
(212) 436-1000

NYS Attorney General — Consumer Helpline
ag.ny.gov
(800) 771-7755

NYS Banking Department
https://www.dfs.ny.gov/
(877) BANK-NYS

NYS Consumer Protection Board
dos.ny.gov/consumerprotection
(800) 697-1220

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance
tax.ny.gov
(518) 457-5181

NYS Insurance Department
dfs.ny.gov
(800) 342-3736

NYS Public Service Commission
dps.ny.gov
(800) 342-3377

Social Security Administration
ssa.gov
(800) 772-1213 / (212) 264-2500

Social Security Administration — Fraud Hotline
oig.ssa.gov/report
(800) 269-0271

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
fda.gov
(888) INFO-FDA / (888) 463-6332

NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/index.page
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Housing

Community Voices Heard (CVH)
cvhaction.org
(212) 860 6001

Council of NYC Co-ops and Condos
cnyc.com
(212) 496-7400

Department of Buildings
www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/index.page
(212) 566-5000

Department of Housing Preservation and Development
nyc.gov/hpd
(212) 639-9675

Eviction Intervention Services
eisny.org
(212) 308-2210

Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project
goddard.org/grcc/programs/goddardlawproject
(212) 799-9638

Harlem PALANTE
palanteharlem.org
(212) 491-2541

Housing Conservation Coordinators
hcc-nyc.org
(212) 541-5996

Housing Court Answers
cwtfhc.org
(212) 962-4795

Metropolitan Council on Housing
metcouncilonhousing.org
(212) 579-0611

NYC Rent Guidelines Board (RGB)
nycrgb.org
(212) 385-2934

NYC Freeze Your Rent Program (SCRIE/DRIE)
www1.nyc.gov/site/rentfreeze/index.page
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NYCHA Centralized Call Center
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/index.page
(718) 707-7771

NYS Attorney General
ag.ny.gov
(212) 416-8122

NYS Homes & Community Renewal
nyshcr.org
(718) 739-6400

Senior Citizen/Disabled Homeowners’ Exemption
www1.nyc.gov/site/finance/benefits/landlords-sche.page
(212) 487-8244

Tenants & Neighbors
tenantsandneighbors.org
(212) 608-4320

Environment

Citizens Committee for NYC
citizensnyc.org
(212) 989-0909

Environmental Defense Fund
edf.org
(800) 684-3322

GrowNYC/Greenmarkets
grownyc.org
(212) 788-7900

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
waterfrontalliance.org
(212) 935-9831

Natural Resources Defense Council
nrdc.org
(212) 727-2700

New York League of Conservation Voters
nylcv.org
(212) 361-6350

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
dec.ny.gov
(718) 482-4900

New Yorkers for Parks
ny4p.org
(212) 838-9410

Sierra Club — New York City
nyc.sierraclub.org
(212) 791-3600

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency — Region 2
www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-2
(212) 637-3660 / (877) 251-4575

We Act
weact.org
(212) 691-1000

NYC Dept of Environmental Protection
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/home/home.shtml
(718) 595 7000

NYC Parks & Recreation Manhattan Office
https://www.nycgovparks.org/
(212) 408 0100

Transportation

MTA New York City Transit
mta.info/nyct
(718) 330-1234

MTA Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee
pcac.org
(212) 878-7087

New Jersey Transit
njtransit.com
(973) 275-5555

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
dmv.ny.gov
(212) 645-5550

NYS Department of Transportation
dot.ny.gov/index
(518) 457-6195

Riders Alliance
ridersny.org
(518) 509-9427

Straphangers Campaign (NYPIRG)
straphangers.org
(212) 349-6460

Transportation Alternatives
transalt.org
(212) 629-8080

Sanitation

NYC Department of Sanitation
www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/index.page
(212) 639-6975

Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board
manhattanswab.org
(212) 669-8300

 

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