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									  Reconciliation and Culture Cooperation Network
                          43-32 22nd Street #301
                   Long Island City (Queens), NY 11101
                            Tel. (718) 784 9121
                           Fax. (718) 784 1858
                      E-mail: dejan@balkansnet.org
                    Web: http://balkansnet.org/nada.html




                       NADA PROJECT
RESOURCES FOR SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIMS




   This guide is designed specifically for September 11 victims, affected
       individuals and their families and it covers the most basic and
      immediate needs of those individuals. Please call us if you need
      assistance with specific questions. Also, more information and
  resources are available covering other needs you may have at this time.
JOB TRAINING / OPORTUNITIES

September 11th Fund / Safe Horizon
Service offered: Employment services for surviving family members, severely injured and
displaced workers.
Tel. (866) 689 4357 (HELP)

Brooklyn Bureau of Community Services
Service offered: Employment counseling and job placement – mainly English speaking
job leads – for displaced workers.
Tel. (718) 855 0555 ext. 223

Consortium for Workers Education – Emergency Employment Center
Service offered: Job placement assistance, career advisement, education and training.
Tel. (212) 558 2261 Job Seeker Hotline
Tel. (718) 392-0025
Fax. (718) 392-1173

Restaurant Opportunities Center – New York
Service offered: Job training, development and placement assistance for food and
hospitality workers.
99 Hudson Street, 3 rd Floor, New York, NY 10013
Tel. (212) 343 1771

Wildcat Service Corp.
Service offered: Job placement assistance, career counseling and assessment.
17 Battery Place, 1st Floor, New York, New York 10004
Tel. (212) 209 6028
Fax. (212) 635 3875

The Salvation Army
Service offered: Job placement and counseling services.
120 West 14th Street, New York, New York 10011
Tel. (212) 337 7272
Fax. (212) 337 7279

Catholic Charities
Service offered: Assistance and referrals for job seekers.
13-21 Beach Chanell Drive, Far Rockaway, Queens
Tel. (718) 465 9032

AHRCNYC Employment & Business Services
Service offered: Pre-vocational and vocational programs for Queens residents.
38-18 Woodside Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104
Tel. (718) 639 5500 ext. 202
HEALTH SERVICES

American Red Cross September 11 Recovery Program
Service offered: Financial assistance for health and mental health services to individuals
who suffered verifiable injury or illness as a result of their presence at the Ground Zero.
7 Hanover Place, 9th floor, New York, NY 10004
Tel. (646) 826 3395

September 11th Fund/Safe Horizon
Service offered: Flexible mental health care benefit to help people directly affected by the
attacks; will asses language needs and location to refer to for a free/low cost services.
Tel. (866) 689 HELP
Tel. (866) 689 4357

Legal Aid Society Health Hotline
Service offered: Referrals and advocacy for health-care access for low-income
individuals, including undocumented immigrants.
Tel. (212) 577 3575



MENTAL HEALTH

American Red Cross September 11 Recovery Program
Service offered: Financial assistance for health and mental health services to individuals
who suffered verifiable injury or illness as a result of their presence at the Ground Zero.
Tel. (646) 826 3395

September 11th Fund / LIFENET
Service offered: Flexible mental health care benefit to help people directly affected by the
attacks; will asses language needs and location to refer to for a free/low cost services.
Tel. (800) LIFENET
Tel. (800) 543 3638

Catholic Charities
Service offered: Grief and crisis counseling.
Tel. (212) 371 1000 ext. 3604
Tel. (212) 795 6860 for Inwood
Tel. (718) 364 7700 for The Bronx
Tel. (718) 337 6800 for Brooklyn and Queens

Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project
Service offered: Free legal and advocacy services for mental health patients.
Tel. (646) 602 5672
LEGAL SERVICES

Legal Aid Disaster Hotline
Service offered: Referral and advocacy services for anyone directly or indirectly affected
by the disaster, including USA Patriot Act related issues.
Tel. (888) 218 6974

Legal Services of New York – September 11 Project
Service offered: Legal assistance for low-income households for housing, benefits, family
law and consumer affairs.
Tel. (212) 431 7200 ext. 152

Safe Horizon Legal Assistance For Immigrants
74-09 37th Ave. Suite 412, Jackson Heights, NY
Service offered: Presentations on legal rights and remedies for immigrants; legal advice
and representation in courts.
Tel. (718) 899 1233 ext. 129

Trial Lawyers Cares (TLC)
Service offered: Legal representation to the victims of the attack and their families.
Tel. (888) 760 8637

Urban Justice Center
Service offered: Assistance for unemployed and underemployed immigrants in obtaining
disaster benefits.
Tel. (646) 602 5655
American Friends Service Committee – Immigrant Rights Program
Service offered: Legal services: coordination of pro-bono legal representation for
immigration detainees.
972 Broad Street, 6th floor, Newark, NJ
Tel. (973) 643 1924 ext. 16

Center for Constitutional Rights
Service offered: Legal information and “Know Your Rights” training.
666 Broadway, 7th floor, New York, NY
Tel. (212) 614 6464

Islamic Circle of North America
Service offered: Legal assistance for detainees; direct assistance to families of detainees
– emergency cash, counseling, referrals, shelter and medical care.
166-26 89th Ave., Jamaica, NY
Tel. (718) 658 7028
Tel. (718) 658 1199
LEGAL SERVICES (cont.)


Muslim Community Support Service, Inc.
Service offered: Legal assistance; discrimination and hate crimes monitoring.
11 E Chase Street, Suite 7C, Baltimore, MD
Tel. (410) 385 0085

Solidarity USA
Service offered: Legal referrals and assistance; monitoring of law enforcement
misconduct and mistreatment of detainees.
1220 L Street NW, Washington, DC
Tel. (202) 216 9070




GOVERNMENT SERVICES

New York State Dept. of Labor - Unemployment Insurance
Service offered: Financial assistance to unemployed individuals not injured in the attack.
Tel. (888) 209 8124

Social Security Administration
Service offered: Disability benefits to people who earned enough credits and have a
severe impairment preventing them from doing substantial work.
Tel. (800) 772 1213

Worker’s Compensation
Service offered: Assistance for injured workers and their families.
Tel. (800) 580 6665
Tel. (800) 877 1372
Tel. (800) 697 4878
MULTI SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

American Red Cross - September 11 Recovery Program
7 Hanover Square, 9 th floor, New York, NY 10004
Service offered: General client assistance.
Tel. (877) 746 4987
Service Offered: Mental health and health services.
Tel. (646) 826 3395

CAMBA – Church Avenue Merchants Block Association
1720 Church Avenue, 2 nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Service offered: Refugee education and employment programs.
Tel. (718) 287 2600
Service offered: Immigration assistance and refugee loan program.
Tel. (718) 287 0108

CAMBA – Entrepreneurial Assistance Program
Service offered: Guidance and loans for small business.
Tel. (718) 282 2500
884 Flatbush Avenue, 2 nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226

HANAC
Service offered: Provides benefit counseling, ESL and job training for health aides,
security workers, custodial maintenance and food services.
31-14 30th Avenue, 2 nd floor, Astoria, NY 11102
Tel. (718) 728 3586
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) CLASSES

Center for Refugees
Service offered: English classes for new immigrants; beginners level ESL classes held by
bilingual (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian speaking) teacher.
28-19 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11103
Tel. (718) 278 4303

Literacy Referral Hotline
Service offered: Referrals to English (ESL) classes, job training courses and computer
training around New York City.
Tel. (212) 803 3300

Workers Awaaz
Service offered: English (ESL) classes for small business owners.
Tel. (718) 565 0801



Other organizations offering ESL classes:

Board Of Education - Brooklyn
475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Tel. (718) 361 9480

Board Of Education - Queens
42-15 Crescent Street, room 703, Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel. (718) 361 9480

Mid-Manhattan Learning Center
212 W 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
Tel. (212) 666 1920

New York Public Library
455 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Tel. (212) 340 0918

Riverside Language Program
490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027
Tel. (212) 662 3200
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Resource List
The organizations listed bellow are available to anyone inquiring about or
experiencing domestic violence.

Emergency Numbers:

NYC POLICE DEPARTMENT: 911
SAFE HORIZON HOT LINE: 1 800 621 4673 (HOPE)
CHILD ABUSE HOT LINE: 1 800 342 3720


OTHER ORGANIZATIONS DEALING WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES:


Albanian American Women's Organization       Family Court Reception Center - SAFE
Tel. (212) 244 8440                          HORIZON
                                             89-14 Parsons Blvd., Room 357, Jamaica, NY
Allen Women's Resource Center                11432
Jamaica, New York                            Tel. (718) 262 0202
Tel. (718) 739 6200
                                             HANAC Crime Victims Services
Legal Referral Service                       31-14 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11102
Tel. (212) 626 7373                          Tel. (718) 728 3811

CEVFI/Women's Survival Space                 Human Service Centers, Inc., Criminal Justice
Brooklyn, NY                                 Division
Tel. (718) 439 1000                          87-08 Justice Avenue
                                             Elmhurst, NY 11373
Choices Mental Health Center                 Tel. (718) 476 8268
Long Island City, NY
Tel. (718) 937 5000                          LEGAL AID SOCIETY - Queens Office
                                             120-46 Queens Blvd., 3rd Floor, Kew Gardens,
Community Mediation Services                 NY 11415
Jamaica, NY                                  Tel. (718) 286 2462
Tel. (718) 523 6868 ext. 257
                                             CUNY School of Law at Queens College -
Criminal Court - Counseling Unit SAFE        Battered Women's Rights Clinic
HORIZON                                      65-21 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11367
Tel. (718) 286 6083                          Tel. (718) 340 4300

Elmhurst Hospital Crisis Center              Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence
79-01 Broadway, A-1-25, Elmhurst, NY 11373   Tel. (212) 788 3156
Tel. (718) 334 2669
Tel. (718) 334 2650                          Mt. Sinai Sexual Assault & Violence -
                                             Intervention Program (SAVI)
Queens Criminal Court, Emergency Response    Tel. (718) 736 1288
Team - SAFE HORIZON
80-02 Kew Gardens Road - 1 Floor, Kew        NYANA - Center for Women & Families
Gardens, NY 11415                            17 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004
Tel. (718) 286 6730                          Tel. (212) 415 5051
NYC Dept. of Probation - Queens Division        Queens Women's Center
125-01 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, NY 11415      Tel. (718) 793 0672
Tel. (212) 442 6910
                                                Queens Women's Network
NY Presbyterian Family Health Center            Tel. (718) 657 6200
36-11 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11106
Tel. (718) 482 7772                             SAFE HORIZON
                                                2 Lafayette St, New York
Queens County Bar Association                   Tel. (212) 577 7700
90-35 148th Street, Jamaica, NY 11435
Tel. (718) 291 4500                             SAFE HORIZON – Jackson Heights office
                                                74-09 37th Avenue Room 412, Jackson Heights,
Queens District Attorney, Domestic Violence     NY 11372
Bureau                                          Tel. (718) 889 1233
80-02 Kew Gardens Road, 1st Floor, Kew
Gardens, NY 11415                               SANCTUARY for FAMILIES
Tel. (718) 286 6550                             Tel. (212) 349-6009

Queens District Attorney, Special Victims       WALK the WALK - Elder Abuse, Elderly
Bureau                                          Abusing, Alcohol/Substance Abuse
80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, NY         25-09 38th Avenue, Long Island City
11415                                           Tel. (718) 433 0800
Tel. (718) 286 6510
                                                Western Queens Consultation Center
Queens Legal Services Corp.                     Tel. (718) 672 1705 - Jackson Heights
89-00 Suthpin Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11435          Tel. (718) 706 1663 - Sunnyside
Tel. (718) 657 0424 - HOTLINE
Tel. (718) 657 8611                             Women Helping Women
                                                Tel. (718) 539 9111
Queens Rape Counseling Center
71-49 Loubet Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375     Woodside Mental Health Clinic - Mobile
Tel. (718) 263 2013                             Outreach
                                                Tel. (718) 779 1234




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              obtaining services offered in this guide.
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