RESOURCES FOR MANAGING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

UPDATED 4/15/2020

 

Educational Alliance has created this page to help connect the Lower East Side and East Village to support services during the outbreak of COVID-19 in the New York City area. This list will be updated as new information and resources become available.

Visit the websites of the 14th Street Y and Manny Cantor Center to learn about all the ways our community centers continue to provide New Yorkers critical services and a sense of connection in the midst of this public health crisis.

INFO ABOUT COVID-19

NYC Health
NYS Department of Health
CDC
Emergency Relief
New Yorkers United Against Coronavirus

NYC COVID-19 Text Updates
Text “COVID” (“COVIDESP” en español) to 692-692 for regular COVID-19 updates from Notify NYC – your standard texting rates may apply.

FOOD AND GROCERIES

NYC.gov/GetFood
Food assistance programs from NYC

Hunter College Coronavirus NYC Neighborhood Food Resource Guides
A list of resources by neighborhood

DOE Free Meals
Free meals are available for all NYC residents

Invisible Hands
(732) 639-1579
Request a Delivery

Fine Fare

545 Grand Street
Must shop in-person then food can be delivered
Senior hours: 7am—8am
(212) 505-8345

Key Food
43 Columbia Street
In-person pickup
Senior hours: 8am—3pm
(212) 598-9184

Whole Foods
95 East Houston Street
Senior hours: 7am—8am
(212) 420-1320

4 Union Square
Senior hours: 7am—8am
(212) 673-5388

Union Market
240 Houston Street
Delivery to home
Senior hours: 7am—8am
(212) 677-2441

Trader Joes

400 Grand Street
Special line for seniors 9am-10am
(212) 477-8340

Target

400 Grand Street
Vulnerable Guest Hours: Weds, 7am–8am
(917) 994-3500

500 E 14th St
Vulnerable Guest Hours: Weds, 7am–8am
(917) 994-3522

Visiting Neighbors
Local volunteer delivery service
www.visitingneighbors.org
(212) 260-6200

MEDICINE AND PHARMACIES

Rite Aid 
408 Grand Street
Open 24 Hours
(212) 529-7115

85 Avenue D
Open 24 Hours
Offers Prescription Delivery
(212) 475-5315

CVS
500 Grand Street
8am–10pm
Call before 10 a.m. on the day you want the prescription delivered.
(212) 677-1008

Levitt Pharmacy
407 Grand Street
Mon – Fri 9:30am—7pm, Sat 9am–4pm
(212) 475-5760

People Choice Pharmarcy
527 Grand Street
M-F 9:30am—7:00pm, S-S 10:00am–5:30pm
(212) 388-0888

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE UNDOCUMENTED

CLICK HERE  for a list of nationwide resources (includes state-by-state list).

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS

CLICK HERE for an extensive list of resources for parents and caregivers who are self isolating with children.

Request a remote learning device
The DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students.

COMBATTING & REPORTING HATE CRIMES AND BIAS

To report hate crimes to the State Attorney General, call 800-771-7755 or send an email to: Civil.Rights@ag.ny.gov

Here are other places to report hate crimes:

New York State Hate Crimes Task Force
1-888-392-3644 or text “Hate” to 81336

NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force
1-888-440-HATE or email: hctf@nypd.org

Stop AAPI Hate
Report hate crimes (incident forms are available in Chinese, Korean and other languages).

Stand Against Hate
Report hate crimes via Asian Americans Advancing Justice (this page is available in Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese).

MENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

NY State Mental Health Hotline
(844) 863-9314

Mobile Crisis Team
(888) 692-9355

NYC WELL: Free confidential mental health support

  • Text WELL to 65173
  • Call 1-888-NYC-WELL
  • Chat online at the link above
  • Online meetings for people in recovery who cannot attend AA/NA meetings: weconnectrecovery.com

Calm.com

HARDWARE STORES

H. Brickman and Sons
 55 First Avenue
Will deliver to five boroughs, call the day before
(212) 674-3213

Saifee Hardware
114 First Avenue
Will deliver, can order online and by phone
(212) 979-6396

Lower East Side Hardware
98 Clinton Street
(646) 838-9259

Rivington Hardware
166 Rivington Street
(646) 386-7312

INTERNET ACCESS

CLICK HERE for information about how local internet service providers are helping ensure New Yorkers have internet access during this crisis.

TRANSPORTATION

Lyft
Vulnerable populations can apply for free or reduced cost rides from Lyft for transporation to important destinations, like medical appoinments or grocery stores:
lyft.com/lyftup