General Family Resources
 
  • Free Internet Service:
 
  • How to explain the Corona-virus to your children:
 
  • NY Common Pantry:
Address: 1290 Hoe Ave, Bronx NY 10459
Phone: 917-982-2700
 
  • Food Bank for New York City:
Phone: 718-991-4300.
 
  • City Harvest:
Phone: 646-412-0600.
 
  • Hunger Free America/NYC:
Phone: 212-825-0028.
 
  • Met Council on Housing – Tenants Rights Hotline:
Website: https://www.metcouncilonhousing.org
Phone: 212-979-0611
 
  • NYC 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline:
Phone: 800-621-HOPE
 
  • NYC Well:
24/7 Mental health resource by call, text or chat 888-NYC-WELL
 
  • Diaper Assistance – The Hope Line:
 
  • Grocery Delivery Service – Instacart:
 
  • Grocery Delivery Service – FreshDirect:
 
  • Grocery Delivery Service – Stop and Shop PeaPod:
 
  • City Meals on Wheels for Elderly and Homebound New Yorkers:
Phone: 212-687-1234
 
  • Morisianna WIC Program:

Our WIC Program has been actively reaching out to new participants (pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children less than 5 years old) to let them know that the Morrisania WIC Program can certify all eligible participants – remotely! They can stay in the safety and comfort of their own homes and receive WIC benefits. We are also providing our Baby Café – Virtual Edition every Thursday – 11 AM English and 1 PM Spanish.

We have a Breastfeeding Chat Room for our Morrisania pregnant and breastfeeding families as well. Here is the direct link to our WIC Strong Morrisania page. We even have a Covid-19 – TeleWIC page!

Website: https://www.wicstrong.com/agency/morrisania-diagnostic-treatment-center/

 
  • CARING.COM
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the Internet.
 
  • NEW COVID RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an emergency rental assistance program that will help keep low-income families throughout New York in their homes. The program, which is designed to reach those individuals and families with the greatest need, will provide direct aid for tenants who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is funded through the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which is part of the CARES Act. The program is administered by New York State Homes and Community Renewal and access to program applications will be available HERE. Call the COVID Rent Relief Program Call Center at 1-833-499-0318 or email us at covidrentrelief@hcr.ny.gov.
 
  • LifeLine
Lifeline is an assistance program offered by many telephone providers, including some wireless and cable companies, to help low income eligible consumers save money on their bills. http://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/AskPSC.nsf/All/01BC8E76E515299785257FA2006AE2F7?OpenDocument
 
  • The Office of the Bronx Borough President:
The Office of The Bronx Borough President is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide information and updates on this page: http://bronxboropres.nyc.gov/health-human-services/coronavirus/
 
  • Money for Groceries Program
New York State introduces “P-EBT” (P for pandemic) – a new benefit that gives every NYC public school family, ($420 per child). No sign-up is required. All families of NYC public school children, regardless of your immigration status, income, or employment, will receive this money. Learn more at on.nyc.gov/p-ebt, call 833-452-0096 or email otda.sm.eisp.PEBT@otda.ny.gov.