Category: COVID Community Resources
Free Financial Counseling
Neighborhood Trust offers any NYC business free access to their phone-based financial coaching program, TrustPlus, for three months. TrustPlus financial coaches can help with everything from stretching resources and budgeting to debt management. They can also help displaced employees access and navigate newly available public resources. To learn more about how you can give your staff access to TrustPlus for free, contact Brendon Kinney at email@example.com.
My Bronx Impact
My Bronx Impact is a key strategy of Bronx Impact, a poverty reduction initiative coordinated by Children’s Aid in collaboration with Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. It includes an online directory to help individuals to find free or cost-based local resources like medical care, food, job training, education, and more.
For COVID 19 resources, visit my.bronximpact.org/
Bronx Community College (BCC) Business Resource Center
This database is designed to provide an easily searchable resource of information and tools that will help Bronx small business owners, employees, and local residents suffering from the economic disruption caused by COVID-19.
Help support and save NYC restaurants and bars through this website. Order food, cocktails, wine, and beer for delivery or take-out and keep your local favorites in business! They are working hard to keep these lists up-to-date, but please check with individual businesses to confirm their hours, menus, and availability.
The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.
- Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday
- Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
- No one will be turned away at any time
- All adults and children can pick up three meals at one time
- Vegetarian and halal options available at all sites
- No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises
- Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children
- No registration or ID required
Use the Meal Hub lookup tool at this link to find a location near you!
This toolkit includes step by step instructions for how you can build your own mutual aid network while staying safe from the spread of COVID-19. On Wednesday, March 18, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and organizer Mariame Kaba discussed a response to COVID-19 based in community building and resource sharing — “Mutual Aid.” Mutual aid is “cooperation for the sake of the common good.” It’s getting people to come together to meet each other’s needs, recognizing that as humans, our survival is dependent on one another. If you’re interested in learning more about the long history, politics and practice of mutual aid, we encourage you to read the links we’re including at the end of this toolkit.
NYC Care is a healthcare access program that guarantees low-cost and no-cost services offered by NYC Health + Hospitals to New Yorkers who do not qualify for or cannot afford health insurance based on federal guidelines. NYC Care is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive initiative to guarantee health care for New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status or ability to pay.
The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation announces the formation of Restaurant Workers’ COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund. To donate to the Fund visit their website. The Foundation has also developed a resources page for information related to COVID-19, as well as a crisis relief fund. Please visit the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation Resources Page for more information.
A mutual aid resource where people can sign up to volunteer their services and/or if they are in need and need assistance. Other resources are also included in this doc.
All in-person appointments with the HRA have been cancelled. NO NEGATIVE CASE ACTIONS WILL BE TAKEN. You can do everything listed at this link without coming to an HRA Center. Go online to nyc.gov/accesshra, or download the ACCESS HRA mobile app, and log in or create an account.