The thousands of staff and volunteers of the Red Cross are here for you with emergency aid when you need it most, and also advice and assistance to help you recover from a disaster or become better prepared to face one in the future.
To Get Emergency Assistance: Contact your Local Chapter
Greater New York: Based in New York City, serving Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond counties: (877) 733-2767
Long Island: Based in Mineola, serving Nassau, Suffolk counties and Shelter Island:(516) 747-3500
Metro New York North: Serving Greenwich, Conn., and Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester Counties, including West Point:(203) 869-8444
Find Open Shelters
Use our tool to find a safe shelter to welcome you during an emergency
Want to feel confident that you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe if disaster strikes? Or gain the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have the skills to handle an emergency? At the Red Cross, we call that “preparedness” and we’re here to help you achieve it.
New York Residents FREE Citizen Preparedness Corps Training
In partnership with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, the American Red Cross is pleased to offer FREE Citizen Preparedness Corps training to residents across the state.