Homework Reference & Work Sites


Bartelby.com - Contains full texts of public domain works, perfect for that paper on Shakespeare and other passed on authors.


BookALesson.com - Aims to streamline the communication process between student and their teachers.


BuddySchool.com - Find online tutoring in pretty much any subject you need.


Carmun.com - Ever wish you could find someone at your school to discuss a fairly unknown text for a class? Search Carmun for other students around the world who share your passions.


Digication.com - Allows you to create an eportfolio and easily share documents with students and teachers.


Ectolearning.com - Lets you set up peer-to-peer learning as close as across the hall or anywhere in the world.


Gradefix.com - A homework management system that aids you in staying organized and getting your work done more efficiently.


Literature.org - Full and unabridged texts of classic English Literature.


NoodleTools.com - Assists you in writing a bibliography and making note cards to go along with it.


Pebblelearning.co.uk - A site to to put your work in to an eportfolio to allow peer groups to work, teachers to give feedback, record progress and more.


Scriptovia.com - A collaborative site for students to receive feedback on their academic work.


TalkBean.com - A global network of tutors waiting to work with students.


TutorLinker.com - Lets you search your local area for tutors in the fields you need.


Tutorz.com - Helps you locate a tutor in virtually any subject or level.




Informational



 

Alumwire.com - Helps college students and young alumni with building a career network.


AnswerU.com - Ask about any question you can imagine about your school and receive answers from your fellow students.


CampusExplorer.com - Explore information on over 6,000 colleges in the USA to find the one just right for you.


CollegeWikis.com - Browse wiki sites specific to your university or learn some things about schools you may want to attend.


LocalSchools.com - Enter the program you are interested in, where you live, and a radius of how many miles to search, and this site will help you locate a school meeting your needs.


RateMyProfessors.com - For the college and grad school set, check out your professors before you sign up for their classes. Add your own thoughts.


RateMyTeachers.com - For K - 12 classes, check out what your teachers are like before the first day and add your own reviews.


Yelp.com - Moving away to school can be scary as you don’t know all the good places to go. This site attempts to help with visitor-written reviews and tips.




Useful Websites

 

Income Job Centers (Public Assistance) 


Dyckman

4055 10th Avenue

New York, NY 10040

212-569-9543


Hamilton

530 West 135th Street

New York, NY 10031

212-690-8740


St. Nicholas

132 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-666-3401


Human Resources Administration Information

877-472-8411


Food Stamp Centers


St. Nicholas

132 West 125th Street, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10027

212-666-8686

(Zip codes) 10025, 26, 27, 30, 31, 37, 39


Washington Heights

4660 Broadway, 1st Floor

New York, NY 10040

Tel. 212-569-9829

(Zip codes) 10032, 33, 34, 40


Food Assistance


Food and Hunger Hotline

866-888-8777

Emergency referrals to soup kitchens and pantries


WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

160 West 100th Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10025

212-865-0410


215 West 125th Street,

New York, NY 10027

212-932-6557


281 West 127th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-866-8815


Local offices for WIC: 800-522-5006


Local Medicaid Offices


Harlem Hospital*

530 Lenox Avenue (137 Street), Ron Brown Building, Room 1061

New York, NY 10037

212-939-8504


Bellevue Hospital*

462 First Avenue (27th Street)

Administration Building "G" link, 1st Floor

New York, NY 10016

212-679-7424


Metropolitan Hospital*

1901 First Avenue (97th Street ), 1st Floor, Room 1D27

New York, NY 10029

212-423-7006


Columbia Presbyterian

622 West 168th Street, 1st Floor PH 040

New York, NY 10032

212-342-5102


Gouveneur Hospital *

227 Madison Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10002

212-238-7790


Central Medicaid Office

330 West 34th Street

New York, NY 10001

212-630-0911


New York Medicaid Choice Helpline

1-800-505-5678

Enroll/Disenroll health plans. Questions/Information


* Public hospitals for the uninsured pay according to your income.


Family, Teen and Child Health Services

Free or low cost health services


Renaissance Healthcare

215 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

212-932-6500


Riverside Health Clinic

160 West 100th Street

New York, NY 10025

212-280-9240


Washington Heights

600 West 168th Street

New York, NY 10032

212-795-0880


Free Dental Care for Children and Adolescents (0-21 years)


Lower Manhattan Dental Clinic

303 Ninth Avenue

New York, NY 10001

212-239-1777


Free physical examinations

800-698-0411

Referrals and follow-up for new children entering school


Managed Care Advocates

www.nycmccap.org

Questions, information and your rights regarding health plans and insurance


NYC Managed Care Consumer Assistance

212-614-5300


Español

El Puente 718-387-0404

Asociación Communitaria de Dominicanos Progresivos 212-781-4955

Centro de Latinoamérica de Integración 212-565-8500


French

Haitian Americans United for Progress 718-527-3776


Free Legal Advocate Services


Legal Services NYC

350 Broadway

New York, NY 10013

212-431-7200


Manhattan Legal Services

Harlem Legal Services

55 West 125th Street #10

New York, NY 10027

212-348-7449


Harlem Community Law

230 East 106th Street

New York, NY 10029

212-426-3000

(Serves 96th -110th Street)


Harlem Neighborhood Office

2090 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard

New York, NY 10027

(Serves 100th-169th Street)


Manhattan Housing Court Legal-Aid

111 Centre Street, Room 106

New York, NY 10013

212-766-2480


New York Legal Assistance Group

30 East 59th Street

New York, NY 10022

Also represents people with special needs


Center for Disability Rights

212-979-0505


Battered Women's Legal Service

212-349-6009 x 246


Family Law Unit Domestic Violence

212-750-0800


Immigration and Naturalization Resources


New York Immigration Coalition

275 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-627-2227


Catholic Charities

1011 First Avenue (55th & 56th Streets), 12th Floor

New York, NY 10022

Immigration Department

212-371-1000 x 2260


Legal Services NYC

350 Broadway

New York, NY 10013

212-421-7200


New York Legal Assistance Group

Also special needs representation

10 East 59th Street

New York, NY 10022

212-750-0800


Welfare Rights Network

606 West 11th Street, Apt. 122

New York, NY 10027

212-666-5925


New York Association for New Americans (NYANA)

17 Battery Place, 8th Floor, North Building

New York, NY 10004

212-425-2900


NY State Immigration Hotline 800-566-7636

Immigration information and referral in all languages


Family Court


Manhattan Family Court 212-374-3700

Child Support Info line 888-208-4485

Child Support Enforcement Helpline 800-846-0773

Parent Help 800-716-3468

Assistance for parents living apart who are having trouble sharing the children, problems with custody or need support


Child Protective and Preventive Services


Manhattan 212-676-6400

Bronx 718-716-0301


Child Abuse and Maltreatment Reporting

800-342-3720


Adult Protective Services 212-971-2077


Domestic Violence Hotline 800-624673


Safe Horizon 

2090 Seventh Avenue (between 124th & 125th Streets)

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10024

212-316-2100

For victims of crime and abuse offers support, counseling and court assistance


NYC Workforce 1 Career Center (Labor Department)

215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10027

917-493-7000

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Important Numbers


Social Security Administration 800-772-1213


Senior Citizen Info Helpline 212-442-3010


NYC Youth Line 800-246-4646


Parent Helpline (resources) 212-472-8555


Women's Health Line (311) or 212-639-9675


http://www.nyc.gov

Provides quick and easy access to Information about New York City agencies, programs and services.



Family Services


Iptar

1651 Third Avenue, Suite 201

New York, NY 10128

212-410-0821

Counseling for families and individuals. Parents need a referral. Sliding-scale.


Metropolitan Center for Mental Health

60 West 86th Street

New York, NY 10024

212-864-7000

Individual therapy, family therapy, children's play therapy. Medicaid accepted. Parents must call themselves.


Jewish Board of Families and Children's Services

120 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

212-582-9100

Wide array of comprehensive services: counseling, legal, educational workshops, referrals and more


Harlem's Children Zone Project

2770 Broadway (106th Street)

New York, NY 10025

212-866-0700

After school program. Case management and preventive services.


FEGS

80 Vandam Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10013

212-366-8040

Wide array of services: counseling, education, job training also services for developmentally disabled.


Adolescent Health Center of the Mount Sinai Medical Center

312 East 94th Street

New York, NY 10128

212-423-3000

Free mental health services for teenagers. Individual, family and group therapy. Alcohol/substance abuse.


LifeNet 800-543-3638

Ayudese (in Spanish) 877-298-3373

Mental health crisis hotline 7 days/ 24 hours. Callers are referred to mental health services. Emergency cases seen same day.


Educational Advocacy


Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.

151 West 30th Street, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-947-9779

Created to ensure equal educational opportunities, promote quality education services and overcome school failures for NYC public school students. Provides information on the best education programs and how to navigate the school system.


Special Needs Education and Advocacy


The Metropolitan Center of Sinergia, Inc.

134 West 29th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-643-2840

Provides assistance to families and children with disabilities. Legal counseling in special education cases related to the NYC Department of Education. Training for parents in advocacy. Case management for early intervention and special education. Housing, family support and residence for developmentally disabled.


YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities

460 West 34th Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10001

212-563-7474

Not-for-profit health and human services agencies serving people with developmental/learning disabilities and their families. Direct services: Family support, job training and placement, residential services, recreation, healthcare and more.


Resources for Children with Special Needs

116 East 16th Street

New York, NY 10003

212-677-4650

www.resourcesnyc.org

Provides parents and professionals with information and referral, advocacy and training on programs and services for children, up to age 21, who have learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities.


Child Care


Bureau of Day Care, NYC Department of Health

2 Lafayette Street, 22nd Floor

New York, NY 10007

Bronx & Manhattan 212-676-2412/2444

Brooklyn & Staten Island 718-302-0152

Queens 718-520-8548


Committee for Hispanic Children and Families

140 West 22nd Street, Suite 301

New York, NY 10011

212-206-1090


After School Programs

212-676-2444


Emergency Only!


Ambulance, Fire, Police

911


New York City Government information/complaint line

311


Poison Control Center

24 hours

212-340-4494