COVID-19 Resources

During the COVID-19 pandemic, information and available resources to manage this health crisis changes rapidly. To help you stay informed and prepared to navigate these changing times safely and remain in good health, you and your family, as well as for public safety, we will update this page as frequently as possibly as information becomes available.

If there is COVID-19 related information important to you not provided here, please contact us and let us know. We will do our best to post the most readily available information as soon as possible. Remember, we are here for you, so stay in contact with us. Check back frequently for updates. Thank you.

Digital Program Offerings:

The Animation Project

MINY Animation Project Remote Learning The Made in New York Animation Project (TAP) is now running its NeON groups virtually.  TAP is a therapeutic workforce development program that provides young people with digital art and supportive resources to pursue careers in the animation sector.  For more information, go to www.theanimationproject.org.        

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Community Programs

The PILLARShttps://www.pillarsnyc.org/Testing Sites – The four PILLARS are designed to support client’s goals for self-actualization, reintegration into their family, positive engagement with the community, and to enjoy a productive life in society.

Healthcare, Trauma, Safety & Wellbeing

  • Safety Tips
  • Governor Cuomo Announces State Department of Health is Investigating Evidence That COVID-19 Can Cause Severe Illness in Children – visit site
  • Mental Health Support. This is a challenging time for all New Yorkers. If you need help coping with COVID-19, contact NYC Well, a 24/7 confidential helpline (Call, Text or Chat) – visit site
  • Notify NYC:
    • Enroll for free – New York City’s official source for information about emergency alerts and important city services – visit site
    • Parents: know the signs of Pediatric Multi-Symptom Inflammatory Syndrome to protect your child.  – visit site
    • New Yorkers with symptoms or questions about COVID-19 can call 1-844-NYC-4NYC to connect to a medical provider free of charge 9 am – 9 pm.
  • When home isn’t safe – Visit nyc.gov/nychope to find services for domestic & gender-based violence survivors or call NYC’s 24-hour Hotline 1-800-621-4673 or 911 for emergencies. – visit site
  • Social Justice Disparities Impacting Black & Brown Communities: Disproportionately Higher Rates of COVID-19 Related Deaths Among African American & Latino Communities – visit site
  • COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities:  food and supplies, social services, housing, access, domestic violence, and more – visit site

NYC Citywide Information

  • ACCESS NYC: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates Related to Benefits, Food, Housing, Unemployment visit site
  • ACCESS HRA visit site
  • City Agency Service Updates visit site
  • Criminal Court: COVID-19 Essential Court Operations. NYC Criminal Court remains open for Essential Court Operations–Arraignments and Emergency Applications. All non-essential matters have been adjourned. If you have a Desk Appearance Ticket, C-Summons,or another pending matter you will be notified of your new court date. If you have any questions, you may call: NYC Criminal Court Call Center at (646) 386-4900 or visit site

Coronavirus Developments

Small Business

Food & Shelter

  • Nutrition Kitchen COVID-19 Expanded Location at LRYOH on Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at 302 W. 124th Street, Harlem, NY 11203 between St. Nicholas Ave & Frederick Douglass Blvd (Soul Saving Station Church) – click here to download the flyer
  • NYC: GetFood NYC – COVID-19 Emergency Food Distributions – visit site
  • DOE Free Meals – visit site
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Department of Education (DOE)

  • Main Website – up-to-date NYC school information – visit site
  • Remote Learning at Home – Ipad Distribution: If you have not yet received your learning device, request it here: – visit site 
  • DOE Messages to Families: – visit site
    Welcome to Learn at Home – visit site 
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