Corona Virus


Quick Links

The New York State Youth Leadership Council is compiling this live document of resources in NYC around COVID19 support efforts. We are prioritizing resources open to undocumented people. DM us on social media @nysylc or email us to add resources.


NYSYLC Emergency Funds for Undocumented Youth and Families

Emergency COVID Relief for Sex Workers in New York

NYC Covid19 support for Black Folks in NYC

Abolition Action Group Grocery Fund Request Form

Homegirl Emergency Fund

Abolitionist Mutual Aid Fund for Incarcerated Comrades

WOC Artist Relief Fund

Manhattan and Brooklyn RAISE Undocu Workers Fund

Cinema Workers in NYC

NYC Low Income Artist and Freelancer Relief Fund

Mutual Aid Fund for LGBTQI+ BIPOC Folks


NYC United Against Coronavirus

All up to date information from the City about the virus

NYC Public School Meals from 7:30AM-1:30PM

● NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Report Price Gouging

NYS Unemployment Assistance (If you worked with a valid work permit)

Know Your Rights – Public Charge

Action NYC Immigration Legal Services

Spreadsheet list of support Created by Dr. Isabel Martinez of JJAY

Mental Health Support

● For people quarantined with an abuser: 1.800.942.6906

Immigrants Rising Virtual Wellness Gatherings (first one is on March 18)

NYC Well – helping nyc in need

Mutual Aid (NYC) Network

Minka Brooklyn Virtual Meditation and Reiki

Virtual Counseling for John Jay College Immigrant Students

● March 20 Instagram Live Chat – Mental Health for the Undocumented Community

Crisis Text Line

Trans LifeLine

VirusAnxiety Online Resource

Stay at home online music festival


Invisible Hands Delivery Service

Food Bank NYC

Food hub is tracking what places are giving away free food and delivery

The Door Food Supplies March 16-20 from 12-3pm

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm at Honeybee’s & Mother of Pearl – 95 Avenue A, New York, NY

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm Avant Garden – 130 E 7th Street, New York, NY

● Manhattan Free vegan lunches will be available between 12pm-2pm Ladybird & Night Music – 111 E 7th Street, New York, NY

● Queens Farine Baking Company 74-24 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, Queens

Farine Baking Company in Jackson Heights is providing food for people in need, financially challenged, or just hungry and can’t afford to purchase. Free Kids Menu: kids burger, hot dogs, mac & cheese, chicken fingers, small mixed salad.

Queens New Immigrant Community Empowerment gives food to day laborers


Chefs for America Free Meals

Mamajuana Cafe will be providing a lunch bag for the children from 11am-1pm and 4pm-8pm

Acri Café serving kids breakfast and lunch (212) 924-2424

Abundant Life Tabernacle 2692 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454 (718) 292-8734

■ Pantry Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30am-2:00pm

■ Please bring picture ID and proof of address

Catholic Charities Rusty Staub Mobile Food Pantry at Highbridge Community Life Center 1527

Jesup Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452 (212) 371-1011

■ Mobile Food Pantry Hours: Fridays, 10:00am-2:30pm

Door of Salvation Ministries 460 E 134th Street, Bronx, NY 10454 (718) 993-5532

■ Pantry Hours: Monday – Friday, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Highbridge Advisory Council 880 River Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452 (718) 992-8539

■ Pantry Hours: Monday – Friday, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Missionaries of Charity 335 E 145th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 292-0019

■ Pantry Hours: Shelter | Soup Kitchen, 9:30am

Missionary Church of Christ 937 Teller Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 588-4545

■ Pantry Hours: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month: 9:00am-11:00am

Salvation Army — Bronx Citadel 425 E. 159th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 665-8472

■ Pantry Hours: Tuesday, 10:00am (120 person limit)

■ Soup Kitchen: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 1:00pm-2:00pm

To receive food, individuals must reside in: 10451, 10452, 10454, 10455, 10459, 10465, 10472, 10473, and 10474.

St. Crispin’s Food Pantry 420 E 156th Street, Bronx, NY 10455 (718) 665-2441 Pantry Hours: Mondays starting 10:00am


Effective Monday, March 16th at 5 pm housing court is pretty much closed as evictions and hearings are all suspended indefinitely. You can still access the court for illegal lockouts, housing code violations and repair orders.

● Met Council on Housing Hotline 212-979-0611

● Housing Court Answers’ Hotline 212-962-4795

● Hotline for tenants: 212-979-0611


US providers offering free wifi or special accommodations

Free hotspots Xfinity

Free broadband for students Altice

Bills Assistance

Message from ConEdison: During this incredibly challenging time, we know you’re counting on your power. We are not expecting any interruptions of your service because of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Please know you will not lose your power now because you’re having trouble making payments.

○ Your service will not be shut off for non-payment.

○ Waiving new late-payment fees.

○ Suspending no-access fees if we can’t read your meter.

○ No fees for making payments with credit cards or debit cards.

○ Suspending fees for refusing smart meter installations

Most customers can arrange for payment extensions and agreements online through

My Account.


12 Museums offering free tours

Met Opera Free Nightly Streams

Free coloring pages

Free coloring pages by M

New York Public Library resources