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 CityLimits.org.  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 moreChallenges 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 moreAccess 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 www.ready.gov or www.listo.gov 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 moreFEMA: 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 moreFEMA Extends Deadline to Request Hurricane Sandy Claims Review

Sandy Survivors Have A Second Chance At Flood Insurance Proceeds

FEMA Announces Insurance Claims Review On May 15, 2015, over two-and-a-half years after Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that people who submitted a Hurricane Sandy flood insurance claim and who are not satisfied with the amount of money they received for their losses may ask for a review of that claim. … Read moreSandy Survivors Have A Second Chance At Flood Insurance Proceeds