Challenges of Homeless Students in NYC

“New York City has reached its highest levels of homelessness since the Great Depression,” according to Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner in an article on  With one out of every nine students in New York City public schools experiencing homelessness in the past four years, the impact on children’s education cannot be overstated. Students who are … Read more Challenges of Homeless Students in NYC

Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer launched a series of workshops and forums in early fall 2015, Access Manhattan: Services for Stronger Communities. They have held a number of events since October that will continue through December. On November 4th, there will be a Medicaid/Medicare workshop held at her office, 431 West 125th Street. from 3:00 – … Read more Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

FEMA: Hurricane Joaquin

In any emergency, always follow the instructions given by state, local, or tribal emergency management officials. ·         FEMA encourages all Americans to visit or to learn more about how to be better prepared and how to protect your family during emergencies.  ·         Plan for your loved ones’ needs in advance. Ask schools, hospitals, … Read more FEMA: Hurricane Joaquin

FEMA Extends Deadline to Request Hurricane Sandy Claims Review

Do you think you were underpaid by your flood insurance? You may be eligible to have your claim reviewed. The Requests for FEMA Flood Insurance Claims Review have been extended to Oct. 15th, 2015. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that any additional flood insurance proceeds up to $20,000 will not … Read more FEMA Extends Deadline to Request Hurricane Sandy Claims Review