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School Foods Pick up - Find a Free Meal Location Near You (একটি বিনামূল্যে খাবার অবস্থানের কাছাকাছি আপনাকে খুঁজে; Encuentra una comida libre ubicación cerca de usted; Znaleźć wolne miejsce na posiłek z najbliższym; 查找免費的午餐地點在您附近)
Emergency Food - In addition to the Grab & Go meals available to children, if you need emergency food assistance, call the Emergency Food Hotline at (866) 888-8777 or 311 to find a local pantry or kitchen. There are no income limits or other eligibility requirements for emergency food.'
Delivery: Quarantined or Cannot access food pickup - This program is available to you if you:
Are unable to go out and get food for yourself AND
Do not have someone else in your household who can get food for you AND
Do not have a family member, friend, or neighbor who lives nearly who can get food for you AND
Do not receive food from Meals on Wheels, God's Love We Deliver or a similar service AND
Are not able to afford food delivery from a restaurant or grocery store.
This is the link to access the GetFoodNYC service (to provide food for coronavirus (COVID-19) vulnerable and food-insecure New Yorkers not currently served through existing food delivery programs: https://portal.311.nyc.gov/article/?kanumber=KA-03297
311 Database of Resources for answers to commonly asked questions:
For first time users to the 311 Support Center, please use the following link to register: Sign Up
Food Bank NYC - In light of ongoing developments around COVID-19, many emergency food providers in our network have temporarily suspended normal operations. The sites listed in the map below have switched to “grab and go” meals and pantry bags to minimize the risk of exposure. This list is subject to change without notice. We encourage you to call ahead to confirm services and hours. Learn more about Food Bank’s COVID-19 response here.
Complete Directory of Food Bank Distribution Locations below-
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Providing immigration support information
The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) provides, at no cost, a full range of immigration services including the following:
Immigrant youth services
Domestic violence program
Immigrant family services
English for speakers of other languages
Note: By law, students who are undocumented aliens may not be denied admission to school and they are not required to present documentation of immigration status or US residency.
To provide immigration support information
1. Tell the caller to go to the DYCD web site at www.nyc.gov/html/dycd.
2. Guidance for Principals and school staff is available at: infohub.nyced.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/nonlocal-law-enforcement-principal-short-summary-english.pdf.
3. For additional information or assistance, instruct the individual to call the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs at (212) 788-7654.
Obtaining public assistance
Published 09/22/2016 01:30 PM | Updated 07/20/2017 01:56 PM
Obtaining public assistance
The New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA/DSS) provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to help them reach independence.
Temporary cash assistance
Public health insurance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -formerly known as food stamps
Home care for seniors and the disabled
Adult protective services
Domestic violence services
HIV/AIDS support services
Child support enforcement
Job search and placement
The HRA/DSS also allies with community partners to provide:
Food stamps services
To obtain public assistance
1. Instruct the individual to call HRA/DSS at (718) 557-1399