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#CWCwithKimC - Follow Up

Updated: May 1

Here is information such as hotlines, websites, and more to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call 311 with any medical questions



COVID to 692-692 (ENGLISH)



  • Suicide prevention 1 (800) 273-8255

  • NYC Well is available 24/7 to provide a range of mental health support for all New Yorkers and can be reached by calling 1-888-NYC-Well (692-9355), texting “WELL” to 65173, or on the web at

  • 24/7 emotional support hotline for frontline workers: TEXT 'NYFRONTLINE' TO 741-741

  • New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.

  • NAMI- 1 (800)-050-6264


  • Medicaid eligible - To find out whether you can qualify for Medicaid or other free and low-cost health insurance.

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  • Food assistance food pantries/ snap eligibility/ Go meals at NYC Schools, available for all children or adults in need. Visit here:

  • 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:


  • AA meetings--For those who may have questions about how to use this platform, there is online support and tons of info available on

  • AA meetings-Below is a link to a wonderful Online Meeting Directory that is very organized and easy to navigate. People can just click on the day of the week and all meetings at all different times of day and night from all over the world even will show up on the screen. All one has to do is click on the link for the meeting they would like to attend and they’re in! These meetings can be accessed via iPhone, Android, Laptops, Desktops, and iPads. As long as there is microphone accessibility on a device and a camera (audio and visual), then these meetings can be accessed. They are all free of charge as well.

  • There is also – a very popular, free global recovery community to join (but joining is not necessary). Via the link I’ll include below, anyone can access a meeting as well- and not just AA. Every support group you can imagine is listed- from CMA – Crystal Meth Anonymous, to Gamblers Anonymous to NA, Alanon, and Yoga Recovery - you name it, it’s there! It’s a great resource to pass on.


  • There is a mindfulness site I am familiar with that offers free resources for cultivating mindfulness & restoring calm. They offer guided meditations, podcasts, etc. Tools to help cultivate resilience can be found here and it’s all free!


  • Tenants Rights Hotline by Met Council - 212-979-0611 (ingles y Espanol) or more info

  • Report attempted evictions - Anyone with knowledge of City marshals attempting to execute on warrants of eviction can report this activity by calling DOI’s Bureau of City Marshals at (212) 825-5953.

  • Support for eviction prevention: Bronx Works, Catholic Charities (helps regardless of denomination), Coalition for the Homeless


Safe Horizon 1-800-621-4673

NYC///national 1-800-799-7233///

NJ 1-800-572-7233

Child abuse hotline 1-800-342-3720

DV shelter info

  • The Path (Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing) Shelter system 718-503-6400

  • Catholic Charities helpline 888-744-7900

*Nassau County 516-227-8519/ after hours 516-573-8626 @ 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale, NY 11553/ The Safe Center 516-542-0404 (24/7 hotline)

*Suffolk County 631-854-6600/ after hours 631-854-9100 @ 2 South 2nd St, Deer Park NY 11729/STOP - 631-853-8222 or try VIBS (Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk) Family Violence and Rape Crisis(631-360-3606


Virtual Live DJ - visit DJ D NICE Instagram page


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