New York City Comprehensive List of Contacts and Agencies for Coronavirus Help
by New York Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal
My office is fielding many calls from constituents with questions about unemployment insurance. The State is aware that there is a substantial wait time for online or phone inquiries and is actively working to hire more staff to handle the increased demand. More detailed information about unemployment insurance is below.
In addition to the anxiety caused by COVID-19, the social isolation that accompanies the voluntary quarantines and social distancing can cause stress, anxiety and even depression. In addition to changes to vital programs and services listed below, I have also tried to provide access to mental health services. If you or anyone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, please contact immediately the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255.