Help Now NYC

Help Now NYC has a list of resources available for those who may be unemployed due to COVID-19 or are seeking additional assistance. In addition, there is guidance on how New Yorkers can help those affected by COVID-19 through volunteering and donation opportunities. 

This information is for NYC residents.


Caregiver/Staff Resources
Emergency Financial Assistance

About the database

YAI’s COVID-19 Database was created to help people find services and information during the coronavirus pandemic. The services listed are provided by organizations outside of YAI. Questions about specific resources may be directed to the contacts listed.

To learn more about YAI

If you have general questions about services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD), please contact the LINK Department at 212.273.6182 or link [at]