Community Resilience Planning Committee

The mission of the Community Resilience Planning Committee (CRPC) is to increase the capacity of New York City Communities to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. The CRPC is a collaboration of community and faith-based organizations that partners with the Health Department to improve communication as well as the planning and coordination of shared resources.


Membership is made up of local organizations, covering diverse sectors of the population based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for community preparedness and recovery. These sectors include organizations that represent:

  • Businesses
  • Community Leadership
  • Cultural / Faith-Based Organizations
  • Education & Child Care Settings
  • Emergency Management
  • Health Care
  • Housing and Sheltering
  • Media
  • Mental/Behavioral Health
  • Social Services
  • Senior Services

Our committee currently includes the following organizations:

  • AARP New York
  • Asian American Federation of NY
  • Association of Contingency Planners
  • Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of NY
  • Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens
  • Children's Aid Society
  • Chinese Chamber of Commerce
  • Council for Senior Centers & Services (CSCS)
  • Global Business Continuity and Recovery (GBCR)
  • Hamilton Madison House
  • HELP/PSI, Inc.
  • Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (JBFCS)
  • Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
  • New York City Home Based Care Alliance
  • New York City Office of Emergency Management / Citizen Corps Council
  • New York City Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (NYCVOAD)
  • New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)
  • New York Immigration Coalition (Health Unit)
  • Non-Profit Coordinating Committee of New York City (NPCCNYC)
  • Phoenix House
  • Primary Care Emergency Preparedness Network (PCEPN)
  • South Brooklyn Interfaith Coalition for Health & Wellness
  • The Salvation Army of Greater New York
  • Village Care Health Center
  • Weston United

Email us at if you are interested in learning more about the Community Resilience Planning Committee