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Community Resource List

Congregational Church of God endeavors to serve our community by providing Spiritual foundations, fellowship and support. We also want to help by directing people to resources that are available to assist where we may not have expertise. 


SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
If you haven’t finished high school or want to improve your English, the MEOC has programs for you. Their free academic programs include English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), High School Equivalency Preparation, and College Prep classes.
Phone: (212) 961-3231

Connecting Youth Initiative (CYI)

CYI is managed by The Office of Government and Community Affairs at Columbia University, with the main objective of supporting participants with achieving their educational and employment goals. Through collaboration with local community-based organizations and schools, CYI staff work with under-served young people to identify barriers to their success and connect them with appropriate services and service providers that will address their needs.
Phone: (212) 854-414

The Door

Are you ready for the next step in your education? We provide free college advisement and tutoring, as well as support adjusting to college life, enabling you to get to graduation, college, and beyond. Membership needed to access programming (there is no fee to join or requirements to become a member).
Phone: 212-941-9090
Text: (929) 357-0768
Harlem Center for Education
HCE offers free adult education, college admissions, financial aid counseling, and free SAT prep. Complete the following forms via the links below and an HCE staff member will contact you for enrollment.
Registration Links:
• Online College Admissions Counseling:
• Online SAT Prep:
• Online Adult Education Classes:
• General Inquiries – David Perez, Executive Director (
• High School Students/Parents – Genesis Pantosin, Senior Academic Advisor (
• Adult Education – Jane Adamo, EOC TASC-Instructor (
• Adult College Advisement – James Ruffin, EOC Assistant Director (
Phone: (212)348-9200
Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center
Public learning center providing individuals (ages 21+) with free adult learning courses.
Location: 212 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-666-1919 or 212-666-1920


CLOTH’s Adult Education and Workforce Development (WFD) programs help community residents improve their language skills, secure employment, find affordable housing and obtain social services that address their mental and physical health needs. Class include English As A Second Language, Basic Computer Skills, and more!
Phone: 212-543-1502
NYPL Resources for Kids and Teens
Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day.
Free and Low-Cost Internet Options
Learn about free, or low-cost internet options available for remote learning.


A valid ID and proof of address may be needed to access these resources. Be sure to check out the requirements to obtain each resource.

Food Bank For New York City – Community Kitchen & Food Pantry

The Community Kitchen in Harlem provides the community with more than 100,000 free meals each month via their soup kitchen, food pantry and senior program. Check out the link below for more information.
Location: 252 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026
Phone: (212) 566-7855

Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center Emergency Food Pantry

The Bowen Center’s Food Pantry program provides emergency food relief for individuals who are experiencing financial difficulties and are in need of food.
Location: 1727 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10031
Phone: (212) 694-9200
Emergency Assistance: (347) 723-6785
NY Common Pantry
The NY Common Pantry offers a variety of food programs such as Hot Meals and Choice Pantry Program that serve those in need of food assistance. Check out the link below to review requirements to access these resources.
Location: 8 East 109th Street, East Harlem Location
Phone: (917) 720-9700

Love Kitchen Inc.

Serving the Washington Heights & Inwood neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan from our space on the corner of West 204th and 9th Avenue.
Location: 3816 9th Ave, New York, NY 10034
Phone: 212-942-4204
The Bowery Mission
The Bowery Mission offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily to anyone in need at our Bowery campus (227 Bowery). Breakfast begins at 8 a.m., lunch begins at 1 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. Meals are served for dining indoors. If preferred, to-go meals are still available upon request. No ID required.
Phone: (212)674-3456
City Meals on Wheels
Delivering meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers. Check out the link below for requirements.
Phone: 212-687-1234

Food Help NYC

Through this website, one can find locations that offer free food (food pantries and soup kitchens). Hours and locations are subject to change. It is possible additional food locations are open but not featured on this map.
USDA National Hunger Hotline
Hunger Free America operates the National Hunger Hotline on behalf of USDA. The hotline is a resource for individuals and families seeking information on how to obtain food. The National Hunger Hotline staff connects callers with emergency food providers in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.
Hotline: 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273), for Spanish, from Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET.
City Harvest
This map shows locations that are currently distributing food, free of charge, throughout New York City. Location sites include soup kitchens, food pantries, community fridges, City Harvest Mobile Markets®, and City Harvest Community Partner Distributions.
Free Virtual Nutrition and Cooking Classes:
Food Crisis Help
Emergency FoodLine: 866-888-8777
USDA National Hunger Hotline: 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273)


Nation Medical Emergency Line: 911
Text-to-911 (for the Deaf, people with hearing loss or speech disabilities, and those who can’t safely call 911):
Harlem United
You can get tested for HIV, Hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for free at Harlem United.
To get tested, all you need to do is show up and check in at the front desk.
• Link:
• Location: 290 Malcolm X Boulevard, Lower Level, New York, NY 10027
• Phone: (212) 289-2378
• Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
NYC Well Hotline
NYC Well offers free-confidential-24/7 support for problems like stress, depression, anxiety, and drug or alcohol use. Text and chat available in English, Spanish, and Chinese; for service in other languages please call number provided below.
• Link:
• Talk: 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
• For Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Call 711
• Text WELL to 65173
NYC Free COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Information
Free COVID-19 rapid testing, PCR testing, clinical evaluation and more, which can be found in many locations across the five boroughs.
Weill Cornell Medical College Center for Human Rights
This guide is intended to help find free or low-cost mental health services for asylum seekers and other vulnerable persons in the New York City area.
Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership (CHHMP)
A student-run clinic providing free health services to the city’s unhoused, uninsured, and underserved population. All patients are welcome, regardless of their financial status or insurance coverage.
Location: 521 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027
(Basement of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 126th Street and Old Broadway)
Phone: 347-614-2121 

Harlem United
Harlem United’s New Broadway Family Shelter provides 72 units of emergency temporary housing for homeless families with children. On-site case managers provide residents with a range of supportive services.
NYC Department of Homeless Services
Prevents homelessness, when possible, addresses street homelessness, provides safe temporary shelter, and connects New Yorkers experiencing homelessness to suitable housing.
Housing and Support Services (HSS)
Administers an array of programs to address the problems of homelessness in the State. These programs provide a continuum of services for homeless, at risk and low-income households.
NY Common Pantry
Project Dignity provides case management and hygiene services to homeless individuals.
The Bowery Mission Residential Programs
Faith-based Residential Programs which offer comprehensive help and hope for anyone facing difficult circumstances, such as chemical dependency, domestic violence, destructive relationships, unemployment, homelessness, and more.
Phone: Call (212) 226-6214
Location: 90 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10013

Crisis Prevention

Domestic Violence Crisis Help
• NYC’s 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-4673
• National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233 or 800-787-3224 (TTY)

Mental Health Crisis Help

Suicide Prevention Lifeline : 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Crisis Text Line : Text HOME to 741741