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Our Community

9-11 Related

9/11 Mental Health Program - A personal contact is available for IPN Residents, if you would like to speak to someone privately about how this program works.
Contact: Jennifer Cronin, 212-614-6328

World Trade Center Survivors' Network

Government Agencies

New York City
3-1-1 Citizen Service Center — http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/threeoneone
There is supposedly a Live Person answering this number. "For important non-emergency services through one central, all-purpose phone number..."

311 for Non-emergencies
911 for Emergencies

New York City's official websitehttp://www.nyc.gov


If you have difficulty reaching 911, call the following numbers:

  • Fire Emergencies
    • Manhattan: 212-999-2222, TTY 212-999-8888
    • Bronx: 718-999-3333
    • Brooklyn: 718-999-4444
    • Queens: 718-999-5555
    • Staten Island: 718-999-6666
  • Medical Emergencies: 718-416-7000
  • Police Emergencies: 646-610-5000
  • Hearing Impaired: 718-999-8888

Emergency Preparedness

American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP's main terrorism page provides links to many resources on chemical and biological weapons that deal with the unique needs of children and families.
Guidelines for assembling a readiness kit for families to use in times of crisis http://www.aap.org/family/frk/frkit.htm

American Psychiatric Association
When Disaster Strikes: Managing Mental Health in the Workplace. This is a useful site for employers and interested employees.

American Red Cross
American Red Cross Homeland Security Advisory System Recommendations for Individuals, Families, Neighborhoods, Schools and Businesses.

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness. Provides guidance on preparing for all manner of emergencies - whether naturally occurring or man made. The guide is available in both .pdf and Microsoft Word formats.

Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies
Presentation: The frail and the hardy seniors of 9/11: The needs and contributions of older Americans

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Center for Mental Health Services' Disaster Mental Health homepage

Other Community Associations

Old City Capitol Hill Neighborhood Association
Civic Federation of Arlington VA

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