The City of New York has developed a list of resources for those who were affected by the eight-alarm fire in Jackson Heights, Queens, that occurred April 6, 2021.
If you were affected by the eight-alarm fire in Jackson Heights, Queens, stay informed and get the facts. Text "34AVEFIRE" to 692692 to receive updates about resources and services available to you.
For more information about signing up, see the following video (below).
Si se vio afectado por el incendio de ocho alarmas en Jackson Heights, Queens, manténgase informado y obtenga información verídica. Envíe un mensaje de texto con "34AVEFIRE" al 692692 para recibir actualizaciones sobre los recursos y servicios disponibles para usted.
Para obtener más información sobre cómo registrarse, vea el siguiente video.
Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) can provide case management, housing/social service referrals, and temporary shelter.
Rent Regulated tenants may file an Application for a Rent Reduction Based Upon Decreased Service(s) to report the following conditions in their apartment:
Visit Rent Connect-New York State Homes and Community Renewal (State of New York) online for more information and to file form RA-84 and request a rent reduction.
GetFood NYC can provide emergency food distribution and Grab & Go meals.
Make the Road Queens can provide food assistance.
Evangelical Church of Christ is the Light provides a food pantry.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens services include food pantry referrals and case management.
Mount Horeb Baptist Church offers a food pantry.
New Life Community Development Corp offers a food pantry.
The Salvation Army offers services including a food pantry, soup kitchen, clothing, and spiritual counseling.
City Harvest provides a food pantry, soup kitchens, and mobile markets.
The American Red Cross offers general assistance including emergency housing and immediate needs. Call 1-877-733-2767.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens services include housing assistance. The FASTEN program can help with housing expenses regardless of immigration status.
Social services at JASA include food, legal and home care for adults ages 60 years and older.
Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens offers housing services.
The Human Resources Administration (HRA) ACCESS HRA website and free mobile app allow you to get information, apply for benefit programs, and view case information online. The income-based HRA programs offer move in assistance through the One-Shot Deal program, security deposits, HomeBase housing assistance, financial counseling, landlord and family mediation and community social services. It also provides food stamps, cash assistance, and Medicaid.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) offers 24/7, confidential and multilingual crisis support services for those struggling with emotional distress or other mental health concerns, Vibrant Emotional Health administers the national Disaster Distress Helpline for SAMHSA, available to anyone in U.S., including territories, and Vibrant Emotional Health operates NYC Well for the NYC DOHMH, available to anyone in New York City.
Call 646-342-3073 for the students and family liaison for District 30.
The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs can help community member who have lost their identification cards obtain an IDNYC.
Community member can submit immigration-related requests or ask questions by calling 212-788-7654 or by emailing AskMOIA@moia.nyc.gov.
The Animal Care Centers of NYC and ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) offer veterinary/medical care for pet(s), short-term emergency boarding, surrender services, and pet supplies.
New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) provides referrals to spiritual care providers and trained disaster chaplains.
The Salvation Army Greater New York provides emotional and spiritual care services.
Communities Resist can offer housing legal advice and representation.
Center for New York City Neighborhoods can provide referrals and tenant legal assistance.
Spectrum customers affected by the eight-alarm fire can call 1-855-707-7328 for assistance with their accounts or visit Spectrum online.
A full vacate order is in effect for the following addresses: