To prioritize the health and safety of our community, we must significantly limit on-site staff presence.
Whenever possible, we will provide services remotely.
Below, we have compiled a list of resources to address the impact of coronavirus:
This is a rapidly changing situation. For the latest updates from the Mayor’s Office via NotifyNYC, please text COVID to 692-692.
Where to get up to date and accurate info — General info page
New York Department of Health’s coronavirus hotline at 888-364-3065
NYC Public School resources:
Though schools themselves are closed today, free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch can be picked up by any student. Meals are available from 7:30am-1:30pm outside the main entrance to every school building.
Monday, March 23
Additionally, remote learning will go into effect for grades K-12. DOE will support schools at all levels of readiness to deliver remote learning, and more information will be provided to families about online platforms.
Making Ends Meet
Learn more about the measures we’ve taken to help keep you safe, alleviate hardships, and stop the spread of COVID-19
Moratorium on Evictions: On March 15, the State of New York announced a statewide moratorium on residential and commercial evictions until further notice.
Taking care of your emotional and mental health
Guidance for Business Owners
Resources for Freelancers, Service industry and hospitality workers
NYC Office of Nightlife – Making Nightlife Heard!
We know these are very hard and uncertain times. We want to know what you need so that we can best advocate for you. Please share your experiences at this survey and share the link with others.
Resources for non profits
Ways to give back
Help BCS adjust to situational changes by making an unrestricted gift today. Consider a recurring gift so we’ll have funds to adapt to this crisis as it evolves. Donate here
If you’re willing to purchase and deliver groceries and other supplies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay connected to mitigate the impact of social isolation:
Stay Civically Engaged:
Disrupt bias and xenophobia:
This new initiative in New York City called Invisible Hands which connects people with opportunities to shop and perform other tasks for their neighbors.
Donations are 100% tax deductible.