Join our annual Back to School drive, and rally friends and colleagues to collect donations of school supplies to benefit our ReadNYC and Community School students. Learn more.
If you are in New York City and need help right now, call 311.
- 311 is New York City's main source of government information and non-emergency services.
- Call 311 for information and referrals for social services provided by nonprofit and community-based organizations in New York City.
- All calls to 311 are answered by a live operator, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Immediate access to translation services in over 170 languages is available.
In addition, the following helplines can assist you in locating services:
Do you need help with HOUSING COURT?
Housing Court Answers
Do you need help getting FOOD?
Do you need to report ABUSE?
Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 621-HOPE (4673)
Child Help - National Child Abuse Hotline
NY State Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline State Central Register